Kalon Mosque

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Kalon Mosque information

Location
Bukhara (Buxoro) , Uzbekistan
Address
Hoja Nurabad
Prices
admission 2000S
Opening hours
8am-8pm
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At the foot of the minaret, on the site of an earlier mosque destroyed by Chinggis Khan, is the 16th-century congregational Kalon Mosque, big enough for 10,000 people. Its courtyard has some spectacular tile work. Used in Soviet times as a warehouse, it was reopened as a place of worship in 1991.