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Volzhsky mosque to be the largest one in the Russian Southern Federal District

Volgograd, July 21, 2020

A new grand mosque is under construction in the city of Volzhsky, Volgograd Region, Islam.ru website reports. The mosque will become one of the largest in the Southern Federal District of Russia.

At the moment, the builders have already constructed the dome of a Muslim temple. The imam of the Volzhsky, Abdullah-Haji, told that they are constructing a unique building similar to the Dome of the Rock mosque in Jerusalem. The façade of the mosque is to be laid with traditional mosaic tiles in beige and blue tones.

After the completion of all the work the authority of the mosque plans to arrange the territory and next install a forged transparent fence. The construction costs are estimated in total about 70 million rubles. All the money for the construction was donated from the believers.

The new mosque is to become one of the largest centers of Muslim culture in the Volgograd region. It will include a prayer hall for 1,000 people, a conference hall, a museum, a library, classrooms for teaching, and a large basement for holding religious ceremonies. It is planned that up to four thousand people will be able to pray in the mosque at the same time.

 

The grand opening of the mosque is scheduled for the spring of 2021, during the holiday of Uraza-Bairam – Eid ul-Fitr.

 

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