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Almaty City Central Mosque, Almaty
(4.2/5 based on 40 reviews on the web)
A landmark of the former capital, Almaty City Central Mosque stands out as the biggest mosque in Kazakhstan, capable of accommodating up to 7,000 people. Completed in 1999, this marble-plated structure built in a Timurid style of architecture features a 36 m (118 ft) tall gilt dome surrounded by four small minarets and a 47 m (154 ft) tall main minaret. An impressive entrance gate adorned with blue tiles leads into a spacious hall, decorated with verses from the Qur’an in Ottoman Arabica style. Located in the downtown area near a bazaar, the mosque covers 0.95 ha (2.3 ac), creating a pleasant atmosphere in which to walk. Arrange your visit to Almaty City Central Mosque and discover more family-friendly attractions in Almaty using our Almaty itinerary builder.
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  • the outside of the mosque is very nice for selfie. unfortunately uou can not get inside with your shoes and it is diffucult to take pictures inside. 
  • "Almaty City Central Mosque" is located near the city's main central bazaar. White walls and gold domes is spectacular Mosque is impressive. It was quite impressive buildings, but from every angle.
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  • Active, local mosque. Tourists can visit but be sure you are dressed appropriately. Men and women have separate entrances so be aware. Quiet and calm place for reflection. 
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  • beautiful no words to explain
  • It is nothing when you compare this with the mosque in Iran.
  • Love this mosque with the 1 Almaty here food although each area has its own mosque
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  • The central mosque of the city. It is difficult to find perspective for beautiful photo (from the outside, at least)-trees, wires, machines. Green bazaar nearby.
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  • OK
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