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Hazrat Sultan mosque.

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One of the most modern attractions of Nur-Sultan, the young Kazakhstan capital, is the Hazrat Sultan Cathedral Mosque. The construction of this largest mosque in Central Asia took as long as 3 years and was inaugurated in July 2012.
The colossal building resembles an oriental palace, whose construction involved over 1,500 builders and masters, who with joint efforts created the most beautiful landmark of Nur-Sultan. After the suggestion from president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev mosque named "Hazret Sultan", which means "Holy Sultan".
As well known, "Hazret Sultan" - one of the epithets of Sufi sheikh Khoja Ahmed Yasavi, author of "Divan-i Hikmet", whose mausoleum is located in Turkistan. Construction of the cathedral mosque "Hazret Sultan" started in Nur-Sultan in June 2009.
In different periods from 1000 to 1500 workers have been involved in the construction of the mosque. Hazret Sultan Mosque was opened on July 6, 2012 at 12:30, which supplemented
he list of unique objects of the capital.
The building was constructed in classical Islamic style with traditional Kazakh ornaments. Located on the right bank of the Yesil river the Mosque is adjacent to the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, the monument "Kazakh Eli" and the Independence Square.
It can accommodate five thousand worshipers, and on holidays - up to 10 thousand people. The area of the mosque across more than 11 hectares and construction area of 17,700 square meters.
Hazrat Sultan has the largest dome in Kazakhstan with the height of 51 meters and a diameter at the base of the dome 28.1 meters. The mosque also has eight small domes with diameters of 10.45 and 7.6 meters, and peaks - 33.46 and 25, 25 meters.
4 minarets with the height of 77 meters are located in the corners of the mosque. According to the architectural plan, the temple should crown the 80-meter spire with a crescent directed strictly towards Mecca.
As the functionality of the object, it may be noted that the building provides space for bathing ritual and wedding, halls to read the Koran and sitting in educational groups. In short, this magnificent building meets all modern requirements.

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Authority:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khazret_Sultan_Mosque

Photos
Alexander Petrov.