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Akmechet (Atyrau region)

Sacred places of Atyrau region -

Excursion to the underground mosque of Akmechet from Atyrau -

Akmechet is an underground mosque, a complex of monuments, a holy place, a place of pilgrimage. The mosque was built by Sufi Beket-Ata (religious figure), and belongs to the period of the XVIII-XX century. Akmechet attracts pilgrims from all over Kazakhstan and the world, you can always meet people here, read a prayer, just talk and relax. Usually people go to the mosque from the city of Atyrau.

How to get there, visit -

Akmechet is located in Zhylyoy district, Atyrau region, Kazakhstan, 28 km northeast of the village of Akkiiztogai
GPS coordinates: N47°08'43" E54°45'57"

Information -

Akmechet consists of 32 kulpytas, 2 koytas, 2 domed mausoleums and one saganatam. 13 kulpytas have architectural, decorative, historical and ethnographic significance. Translated from Kazakh, Akmechet means White Mosque and is a spiritual, historical and architectural monument.

Akmechet (underground mosque, monument complex) in Zhylyoy district


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