Almaty - a unique city with a long history.It located in a picturesque location in the heart of the Eurasian continent.Among the attractions of the city can distinguish the famous skating rink Medeo, mountain Koktyube, a unique monument of the famous "Beetle", the resort Chimbulak.And, of course, this includes the Central Mosque of Almaty - the spiritual center of Muslims of Central Asia.
Construction of the Republic of Kazakhstan on 80% of the Muslim faithful, so the issue of construction of religious buildings for them has always been one of the main.So, in the southern capital of the country are more than 30 mosques.However, acute the question was the main center of the creation of the Muslim clergy.At the end of the 20th century, the head of state, it was decided to create a unique religious shrine.In the place where now the central mosque of Almaty, formerly towered another building.However, it could not serve at the same time a large number of devout Muslims.Almaty Central Mosque was built in 1993.
for its construction were invited famous architects of Kazakhstan.Completion of the unique structure had the end of 1999.
- Almaty Central Mosque is the largest Muslim construction in Central Asia.It can accommodate a while more than 7,000 faithful.
- process personally supervised the construction of the leader of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
- facade of the building has a marble finish.Also, it is decorated with oriental patterns, lined with precious stones.
- main dome of the mosque has a sky blue color.Its diameter exceeds 20 m. It is noteworthy that in 2000 he was decorated with passages from the Koran invited craftsmen from Turkey.
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unique and unrepeatable Central Mosque of Almaty is the core of the entire Islamic culture of Central Asia.The state of the facilities are constantly monitoring technicians.So, in the building periodically undergoing renovations.Therefore, we can safely say that the mosque is one of the most modern facilities of sovereign Kazakhstan.The building held the hot water and central heating.Installed air-conditioning system.Annually conducted minor repairs facade and dome of the mosque.
In 2006 her image was immortalized on the silver coins.The nominal value of 100 rubles (500 tenge).Today it is much higher.
Central Mosque of Almaty - a unique monument of religious architecture in the late 20th century.Its doors are open not only for Muslims but also for all those interested in Islamic culture.Home Almaty Mosque - real wealth of the Kazakh people.