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Dungan mosque

Dungan mosque built in 1907-1910 years - a unique architectural monument, that why without it, the modern urban landscape of Karakol is unthinkable.

In this unusual building was allocated 30 craftsmen work under the direction of architect Zhou Si. The mosque has only one floor.
The basic material used for the construction of wood (fir, elm, poplar, walnut), and it is necessary to emphasize that Dungan mosque was built without a single nail, using a system of grooves and clearings.

The mosque building is painted bright colors: wood pieces and columns of red, purple, roof is green.

The walls are decorated with ornaments and carved ornaments depicting plants, and mythological animals that, according to belief, must protect the mosque from evil spirits.