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Heydar Mosque

The opening ceremony of Heydar Mosque has been held on December 26, 2014. The mosque covers a total area of 12,000 square meters and internal area of the building covers a total area of 4,200 square meters. The façade of the building decorated with special stones based on the Shirvan - Absheron architectural style. It has four 95m-height minarets. It has 55m-height main and 35m-height second domes. Verses from Koran were written on the sides of domes.

TAGS: Architecture, Azerbaijan, Building, Cathedral, Mosque, Temple

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Kyiv, Ukraine
Member since 2018
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© Volodymyr Kolesnyk.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
Total Views: 17
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: May 6, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
Camera Make: PENTAX
Camera Model: PENTAX K-30
Focal Length: 10mm
Shutter Speed: 1/30
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Baku, Azerbaijan