Heart of Chechnya - Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque, Grozny

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The Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque is located in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya. It is supposed to be the largest mosque in Russia and is officially known as the "The Heart of Chechnya" .The mosque is named after Akhmad Kadyrov who commissioned its construction from the mayor of Konya. The mosque design with a set of 62m-tall minarets is based on the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul.On October 16, 2008, the mosque was officially opened in a ceremony in which Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov spoke and was with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. In this mosque, ten thousand Muslims can pray at a time. This means that the statement of mosque being the largest in Russia is not true, as e.g. Makhachkala Grand Mosque in Dagestan has space for 15,000 to 17,000 worshipers.The mosque contains one of Muhammad's relics, a 1400-year-old bowl used by Muhammad which after his death was allegedly kept by his daughter Fatimah and her husband Ali.
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  • The largest mosque in Chechnya. Built like many other significant buildings in honor of a. Kadyrova. Free entrance inside the chic interiors, particularly impressive chandelier. religious object and it should be considered when visiting. you can do photo, the main thing is not to disturb the worshippers. Outside better viewing in the evenings because the backlight improves perception of the architecture of the mosque has 4 cigarette and a very large area, as it is still a cult place for half an hour you can see everything. When entering is necessary to remove the shoes.
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  • One of the most beautiful "heart of Chechnya" built in beautiful Grozny. Gave k'obal Doyle Lamazsh Vai!
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  • Been in Grozny twice. I liked the city and the people and places of interest! Well, the "heart of Chechnya" Mosque is just a fairy tale! Beauty! If anyone wants to visit a mosque, should either get dressed or put on suitable clothes that expose at the entrance (shawls, dresses). I knew where food, so wearing it as it should be. Long dress to the floor, with a closed neck and closed hands. Socks on their feet and of course a handkerchief on his head. And no makeup. I offer nothing to anyone, but just once you came in this beautiful place, respect the local customs. Then you will not be ashamed of yourself. At the entrance you are welcomed by a guard and you have to go through a metal detector. Women rise to the second, "female" floor, men are on the ground. The first time we are trapped in an empty Hall, so we allowed protection for photos go on the first floor. And here is the second time we got on Salaat time and all this beauty watched from the second floor. All very quiet and calm. When the sounds of prayer better course for awhile and listen. It is very beautiful. Make a photo is not forbidden. But you must understand that we must not let the people pray. The territory around the mosque is a beautiful park. There you can sit on the benches, walk around the fountains. I advise to visit Grozny and of course this mosque.
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