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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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  • Lay the Nur Astana is located in left bank of Astana. Really nice lay. I advise all visitors to view this object.
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  • Another beautiful and quite a big mosque in the Kazakh capital. You can get inside and see-impressive
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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 »
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  • Really nice to see a mosque in a place like Astana.
  • is a mosque located in the city of Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. It is third largest mosque in Central Asia. The 40-meter (131-foot) height symbolizes the age of the Prophet Muhammad of when he received the revelations, and the height of the minarets are 63 meters (207 foot), The mosque is located at the left riverbank in the city of Astana, construction first started in March 2005. The mosque was a gift in accordance with the agreement of the Kazakhstan President, Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa. It has a capacity of 5,000 worshippers inside the mosque, including 2,000 for worshippers outside the mosque. The structure is made of glass, concrete, granite and alucobond measures.
  • Gets very crowded during Friday prayers.
  • It has a nice architecture and very nice surrounding area.
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