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Nur-Astana Mosque, Astana

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A white edifice whose height of 40 m (131) symbolizes the age of Prophet Muhammad, Nur-Astana Mosque stands as a landmark of the city. Completed in 2008, the mosque can accommodate up to 5,000 worshippers at a time inside, plus 2,000 in the yard around it. A large gilded dome surrounded by four 63 m (207 ft) tall minarets with gilt bulled-shaped roofs and lightning rods tops a large white multi-domed body of the mosque plated with marble slabs. Decorated with calligraphic inscriptions, its interior features geometrical patters combining blue, white, red, and gold. Put Nur-Astana Mosque at the forefront of your travel plans using our Astana tour planner.
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  • Out of curiosity I have visited this place and it was as expected: quite, big and calming place. I would not say that the interior is especially stunning, the size of the mosque is what fascinates the...  more »
  • I'd say mosque in home style, and when I need to pray and remember my loved ones gone, I come here in summer, spring is an ideal place to stroll through the alleys, broken next to the mosque. Behind the Park and fountains are well looked after. I like its location, because I can at lunch from the Office come here and relax the mind.
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  • I am not muslim, but went with a friend. The prayer call was quite beautiful and the mosque is stunning. If you are muslim you need to visit, otherwise it is worth the view.  more »