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Koben Mosque in Mangystau region

Tours of the ethnography of Kazakhstan -

Excursion from Bukhara to Mangystau -

Koben is an underground mosque, an architectural monument of the XIX century, a sacred sacred place and a place of pilgrimage in the Mangystau region. The mosque is part of the Koben necropolis and is located on its territory. The Koben Mosque consists of a corridor cut into the rock and two square rooms, a dome was laid out on top of the mosque, now the dome has collapsed. There is a light hole inside the mosque, which is lined with well-crafted blocks, there are places for lamps at the entrance to the mosque, the walls of the main building are oriented to the cardinal directions. There is an inscription in Arabic on the eastern wall in one of the rooms. There is no information about the mosque, who built it, etc.

How to get there, visit -

Koben Mosque is located 12 kilometers from the village of Zharma, sands of Sauyskan, Mangystau region, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Koben Underground Mosque on Koben necropolis in Mangystau region


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