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Almaty City Central Mosque, Almaty

(4.1/5 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 place is open for everyone, though some clothing and modesty are required (scarfs for women are available for free at the entrance). You can enter inside the premises and watch the people praying ...  more »
  • The Middle East has not only a spectacular mosque, I like the blue tiles that adorn the entrance with a round dome's was satisfied. Earl looked gorgeous in a toothbrush got to Shanghai missed too, Dooly the little girls are not the only ones to pass each other.
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  • Well, as a mosque. First, don't even understand which side to go inside everything is tidy, nothing more
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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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