Almaty Central Mosque
The Central Mosque of the city of Almaty, erected against the backdrop of the Trans-Ili Alatau Mountains
The Central Mosque of Almaty is a magnificent gold-domed building. Its minarets rise against the backdrop of Zailiysky Alatau Mountains - what a stunning view! It is one of the largest mosques in the country, it holds up to 7,000 visitors. The magnificent courtyard of the mosque pleases the eye with its picturesque views, good lighting and is known as an amazingly peaceful place where one can sit, relax and pray while admiring the surrounding beauty. There are halls for men and women, rooms for reading the Quran, a wedding hall, as well as rooms for Islamic lessons. The walls are decorated by verses from the Quran. There are certain rules of visiting a mosque: take off your shoes before entering the prayer hall, dress modestly and make as little noise as possible.
Almaty Central Mosque is a symbol of Muslim architecture, a peaceful place, where there is no place for evil.