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Ush-Aral Mosque-Madrasah.

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“I showed the lost way and guided them.
 Wherever I go, I have a companion - Khidr.
On that I went underground at sixty-three.
At five he subjugated himself to the laws of Sharia,
Fasting has become my habit on the road of faith.”

Hikmets of Khoja Ahmed Yassawi.

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The Ush-Aral mosque-madrasah is located in the western part of the Usharal village, 518 meters (west) from the Usharal-Aral highway in the Talas district of the Zhambyl region. Ush-Aral mosque-madrassah, has the name as the mosque of Abdullah Ishan built in 1906 by the master of Islam.
The mosque is a 16-domed structure, rectangular in plan (30 x 15 meters), with an average height of 12.5 meters. The mosque consists of a main room with a mihrab and two side ones with independent entrances.
The building has a rectangular shape with a protrusion of a mihrab niche on the western wall. The building was constructed of European-style baked bricks. In the plan the building has a size of 12.5 x 10.2 meters, the height of the walls is 3.5 meters.
The main room is crowned with a dome on a drum. The side rooms, as well as the open galleries adjoining them from three sides, are covered with a series of nine domes, brought out with the help of sails on square pillars.
Above the entrance is an excerpt from the Koran, made using the sgraffito technique with blue ganch on white plaster. Several inscriptions in the same technique were found on other walls inside the mosque. The mihrab was decorated with a relief frame made of colored ganch.
The restoration work was carried out for two years, 18,000,000 tenge was spent. The roof was restored with a waterproofing device. Restoration of exterior and interior walls. Facing domes with special restoration tiles, restoration of floors, landscaping with fencing.
The restoration work was carried out by the State Enterprise "Kazrestavratsiya" of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. For two years, the restoration work of the roof with waterproofing, restoration of external walls and interior walls, facing of domes with special restoration tiles, restoration of floors, landscaping of the territory with a fence have been completed.
In 1982, the Abdullah Ishan Mosque was included in the list of cultural heritage of Kazakhstan. Ush-Aral mosque-madrasah is an architectural monument
Geographic coordinates of the Ush-Aral mosque-madrasah (Abdullah Ishan mosque): N43 ° 53'05.35 "E70 ° 30'55.83"

The arch is a monument of culture, architecture and archeology of the Jambyl region.