Khan’s Mosque Khan’s Mosque in Kasimov is the oldest mosque in Central Russia. It dates from the Qasim Khanate of the 15th and 16th centuries. According to Kadir Ali, the brick mosque was built by Shahghali at some point in the mid-16th century. Others believe that the mosque goes back to the reign of Qasim … More Russia’s Ten Most Beautiful Mosques
My favorite Mosque This mosque is built from a red brick, and green domes. This one really stands out from the others in it’s uniqueness.
Cute little Mosque Sometimes it’s impossible to get the right photo when there are power lines everywhere. Cropping is such a wonderful tool.
Mosque Downtown Kazan Thought it would be fun to show some of the Mosques and Churches of Kazan, It’s amazing how different each one of them are from each other. I don’t know the names of them right now, but as I find them I will update each post, Enjoy.
I wanted to capture a shot that showed the ancient mosque and the modern museum. Catching the old with the new. The Mosque and the foundation of the Great Minaret They were built shortly after the Mongol came, somewhere in the 60’s of the 13th century. Since then, the monument was not just once but … More Looking through the Congregational Mosque