Islamic World - 10:37, 26 November 2017 Sunday
2nd largest mosque in Central Asia accommodates 10,000

With its Kazakh Palace-style architecture, Khazret Sultan Mosque in Astana has been attracting tourists since 2012

2nd largest mosque in Central Asia accommodates 10 000

World Bulletin / News Desk

Khazret Sultan Mosque in Astana can accommodate up to 10,000 worshippers and stands as one of the Kazakh capital’s most unique and magnificent buildings.

Built on 27-acres of land, it is the second largest mosque after Turkmenbasy Ruhy Mosque in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat and has been attracting tourists since 2012.

The dome is 167-feet, and the minarets are 252-feet high at the three-storey mosque. This is where religious television programmes are provided to the public and articles are published.

Khazret Sultan Mosque has separate prayer rooms for men and women, a cafeteria, and classrooms for seminars.