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Hazrat Sultan Mosque

Architectural sights in AstanaExcursion to the Hazrat Sultan Mosque

Hazrat Sultan is a mosque located in the city of Astana. The project of the mosque is made in the classical Islamic style using traditional Kazakh ornaments and decorative elements of national color. The construction of the Hazret Sultan Mosque began in June 2009. On January 15, 2012, due to a fire in the mosque, the construction of the mosque, which was supposed to open in the spring, was postponed. Nursultan Nazarbayev, the first president of Kazakhstan, at a meeting dedicated to the development of Astana, ordered the construction company building the Hazret Sultan Mosque to complete construction on July 6.

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The Hazrat Sultan Mosque is located in the city of Astana in the north of Kazakhstan. GPS coordinates of Hazret Sultan Mosque: 51.1250°N 71.4722°E


The grand opening of the Hazrat Sultan Mosque took place on July 6, 2012. The opening ceremony was attended by the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. The President, highly appreciating the construction work, visited the mosque on December 7, 2011 and said: "This is the largest mosque in Central Asia. It is being built not at the expense of the state, but at the expense of funds contributed by people. The construction of the mosque will be completed next year. Then we will solemnly open."


The Hazrat Sultan Mosque is the largest domed mosque in Kazakhstan. Height -51 meters, width – 28 meters. Each of the 8 domes along the edge of this dome has a width of 7.6 meters, and the dome of the lobby is 15 meters. The majestic appearance of the mosque is complemented by 4 towers, each of them has a height of 77 meters. The mosque consists of three tiers, on each tier there are temple halls, rooms for marriage and ablution, halls for reading the Koran and classes of the educational educational group, a dining room. The mosque has a prayer hall for 4,000 people for men, a public service place, and a prayer hall for 1,000 seats for women. The walls of the mosque are decorated with natural stones, reinforced concrete domes with metal. According to the head of the project, Shefik Iskenderogly, the materials needed for the construction were supplied from 11 countries of the world. Domestic products were also used.

Hazrat Sultan Mosque in Astana


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