10/42.- Almaty, Mosque


In July 1999 the new mosque was built on the place of the small old one. It's the biggest mosque in the Central Asia for 3000 visitors. It is decorated with the local white marble and colored glazed tiles. The dome is 20 m diameter, 36 m height. The height of the minaret is 47 m.

The ethnic Kasaks are mainly moderate Muslims.

The main personality of Kazak people is hospitality. If you come here you will be charmed with their kind relations and cordiality. The most remarkable is the Kazak cuisine and nobody can resist against the different traditional meat dishes.

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