Named after a Tatar imam who died defending Kazan from the armies of Ivan the Terrible, Kul Sharif Mosque remains most famous for its observation balcony and dome, designed to resemble a lotus flower. Completed in 2005, this lavish building stands on the remains of a 16th-century structure, once the biggest mosque in Russia. Part of the city's World Heritage-listed citadel, the mosque houses a museum dedicated to the history of Islam in Tatarstan. Keep in mind that according to Islamic tradition, only men can enter the ground-floor prayer hall, and women must keep their hair covered in all parts of the mosque. Visitors to the third-floor observation balcony do not need to remove their shoes. Make Kul Sharif Mosque a centerpiece of your Kazan vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kazan trip website .
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Kul Sharif Mosque Reviews
俄羅斯喀山市的標誌性景點。在克里姆林宮範圍內，鄰近地鐵站。 這個是伊斯蘭教的清真寺，參觀者（尤其是女士）需注意衣著 more »A scenic spot in the city of Skayama, Russia. In the Kremlin, close to the earth station. This is an Isis mosque, and the people (especially the ladies) need to pay attention to the clothes
Внутри пока не была, но снаружи очень понравился. Внутри Кремля почти не виден - почти мистика)) а потом внезапно появляется из-за угла. Я восхищена и впечатлена more »I haven't been inside yet, but I loved it outside. Inside the Kremlin is almost invisible - almost mysticism)) and then suddenly appears around the corner. I am delighted and impressed
The most beautiful mosque. Walking around, inside and enjoy this wonderful place. Do not forget to do it at night and day!
Beautiful mosque - a delightful example of Islamic architecture. The entrance is free, and there's a "tourist balcony" one can go up on to see the large prayer room and ornate ceilings on a higher floor. The atmosphere is enhanced by the priest reading the Qur'an on the first floor, which adds a layer of mysticism. Women and guys with shorts were required to cover up though, with provided shawls and skirts (the later of which usually were given to the men).
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