Gokdepe Mosque

Gokdepe Mosque



The Saparmurat Hajji Mosque is a mosque in Gökdepe, Turkmenistan. The mosque is located inside the fortress of Gokdepe, a place of important battle for annexation of Turkmen land by Russian Emperor. It was built from 1994 to 1995, during the rule of Saparmurat Turkmenbashi. It was erected in memory of the soldiers, defenders of the fortress Geokdepe. It is a prominent landmark in Gökdepe with its four minarets.

The mosque have a capacity for 8000 people. Its main characteristics are its main blue dome, which is surrounded by four lower blue half domes. Its four minarets are 63 meters high to represent the age at which the Prophet Muhammad died.

Near the Saparmurat Hajji Mosque has the Gokdepe museum, which was dedicated to the war.

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