Gypjak Mosque, Ashgabat

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Admire a magnificent gilded dome surrounded by four 91 m (298 ft) tall minarets plated with white marble at Gypjak Mosque, a modern mosque in Gypjak village in the vicinity of the capital. Explore huge marble colonnades around the mosque and stroll around a large paved square flanked by two fountains. The main hall, covered with handmade rugs, can accommodate up to 10,000 worshippers. Officially called Turkmenbashi Ruhy Mosque, the structure features depictions of the Qur’an and the Book of the Soul on its walls. A mausoleum with the tomb of the country’s first president, Saparmurat Niyazov, lies within the complex. Some 7 km (4.3 mi) west of downtown Ashgabat on the M27 highway, this must-see sight is definitely worth the drive. For Gypjak Mosque and beyond, use our Ashgabat day trip tool to get the most from your Ashgabat vacation.
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  • It's a little out of the city made the mosque a MAF on nights with more mosques and meets cemat, if I'm not mistaken. Turkmenbashi has been by, if I'm not mistaken was usually near the village of kabri de Türkmenbaşının right next to the mosque and Tomb visitation from there Feller. Decoration was a magnificent acoustic great mosque of those who do good work. a place to be seen aşgabatta ...
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  • Gypjak Mosque is outstanding, with a wonderful gold dome. Inside the ceiling is spectacular. The mosque has sufficient space for 13,000, so the proportions are stupendous.  more »
  • Guests. There is a parking. There's also a guide who took everywhere held and told. Very nice evening. Convenient way. View inside and outside the luxurious donated.
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  • Beautiful Mosque. You can visit it ( even women) and usually you are alone.
  • Super size mosjid.
  • Serene
  • Beautiful mosque, almost always empty. You must to visit it and see the dome from inside.
  • Mosque is the best
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