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Kul Sharif Mosque

Kazan Kremlin, 13, Kazan 420111, Russia
(843) 567 80 79
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Ranked #2 of 197 attractions in Kazan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Turin, Italy
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214 reviews 214 reviews
12 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Very nice mosque with modern style, in the middle of the Kremlin of Kazan. If you're lucky enouigh you'll be able to get in.

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Scottsboro, Alabama
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The mosque is located in the square wins a spectacular architecture, definitely a must see. Square of the mosque is extremely clean and has a great view

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Astana, Astana, Kazakhstan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I was on a business trip in Kazan and had some time to walk around on a Monday morning. Of course, all the museums in Kremilin were closed, so I was pleasantly surprised to discover the mosque was open to tourists. It is a beautiful building on the outside, with its turquoise domes and minarets, but on the inside... oh... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

As photographer, I enjoyed every angle of the building, and was hunting for even better shots during sun rise and sun set... It is visible from many parts of the city, and it's a nice spot to visit. You can go inside and go up the stairs where people pray. Downstairs has a few mini shops and a museum I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It is literally one of the most amazing things I ever saw in my life! I was there on a business trip in May 2008 and had some time during the day to visit this mosque. It is very nice both on the outside as on the inside. And it is even more amazing in the evening with all these... More

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Kazan
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I live here, in Kazan, and, of course, I'm proud of living in a city having such a beautiful mosque. This is really something worth to be seen.

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Israel
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

A beautiful piece of architecture in the Kazan Kremlin. Our guide helped us better understand the basics of tradition as practiced in the mosque. I hope that its religious leaders keep on preaching tolerance and respect to others as they do today.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

What an amazing construction! The colors are beautiful! On a warm bright spring day the bright blue roof of this mosque almost blends in wight he color of the sky! Definitely a great addition too the Kazan Kremlin!

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

...definitely worth seeing.. gorgeous mosque...inside and outside...at night , the lights add the glamorous look ... and you can see the city since it's on top of the hill.....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Nice place....where you can explore more about islamic culture in Kazan..... quite and nice from inside as well as from outside....entrance is free you will only need to pay 3 rubles for shoes cover ..... but you don't have to spent long time there....one and a half hour is enough

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