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Russian Ministry of Culture plans to restore the Khan's mosque in Bakhchisarai

Bakhchisarai, October 11, 2019

The State Committee for the Protection of the Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Crimea approved restoration project of the mosque on the territory of the Khan's Palace in Bakhchisarai.

The project was prepared by the Crimean organization "Keramet". The total cost of the work is not announced, however, it will be carried out as part of the restoration of the Khan's Palace, which is provided by the federal target program for the development of Crimea.

The 16th-century mosque is part of the Khan's palace complex in Bakhchisarai. The mosque is open for the parishioners and it is one of the oldest on the peninsula.

Built in the 16th century the Khan's Palace is the former residence of the Crimean khans and the only example of Crimean Tatar palace architecture in the world. This monument of history and culture of global importance is part of the Bakhchisarai historical and cultural preserve.

 

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