Karakol Mosque – Kyrgyzstan

Karakol Mosque - Kyrgyzstan
© September 16 2007, Uncornered Market

Doesn’t really look like a mosque, but it is. This one was built for Karakol’s Dungan community in 1910. No nails were used in its construction, which makes it even more impressive.


Read more about our visit to Karakol and the rest of Kyrgyzstan.

khalid Hi, I’m an admin for a group called Muslim Cultures, and we’d love to have your photo added to the group.There aren’t really any requirements for a how a mosque must look like… actually, this style of mosque predates a lot of the dome designs. Posted: October 26 2007
Guy Jonsson
Jom Manilat Beautiful photo and building! Posted: October 27 2007