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Ishan Hozha Mosque

Tours of ancient monuments of Kazakhstan -

Pilgrimage tourism in Mangystau region trip to the Ishan Hozha mosque -

Ishan Hozha is an underground mosque of the XVIII century, a monument of ancient architecture, a sacred sacred place and a place of pilgrimage on Mangyshlak. The mosque consists of rooms cut into the rock and is part of the necropolis of Ishan Hozha. The entrance to the Ishan Hozha mosque is directed to the south, a small corridor leads inside the mosque to the first room, it is the main room of the mosque, there is a light opening here. In the southern side of the mosque, a mihrab is cut into the wall, which is aimed at Mecca. There is also another small room inside, perhaps it was a utility room. There are niches for lamps on the walls of the mosque. The second name of the mosque is known as the Seyid Khoja Mosque. The necropolis on which the mosque is located has 120 ancient monuments and graves. The Ishan Hozha Mosque and the necropolis where the mosque is located are under state protection.

How to get there, visit -

The Ishan Jozha Underground Mosque is located 20 kilometers from the city of Fort Shevchenko, Mangyshlak Peninsula, Mangystau region, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Ishan Hozha Mosque in Mangystau region


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