Dungan Mosque

Dungan mosque built in 1907-1910 years. It is a unique architectural monument, the modern urban landscape of Karakol is unique.
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 the Dungan mosque was built without a single nail, using a system of grooves and clearings.

The mosque building is painted in bright colours: wood pieces and columns of red, purple, and 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.