Juma Mosque (Baku)

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Friday Mosque of Baku
Location Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan
Established 1899
Architectural information
Style Islamic architecture

Juma Mosque (Azerbaijani: Cümə məscidi) - is a mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan.[1]

Friday Mosque is located in historical part of the city – in Icheri Sheher. The mosque was repeatedly reconstructed during its existence period. A new Friday Mosque was constructed in the place of old mosque in means of Baku merchant Haji Shikhlali Dadashov, in 1899. It was constructed in place of old Friday Mosque and it is considered that it was appeared in that place, where a temple of zoroastrians located. A minaret, constructed in 1437, adjoins Friday Mosque.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ Леонид Семенович Бретаницкий. (1966). Зодчество Азербайджана XII-XV вв. и его место в архитектуре Переднего Востока. Главная редакция восточной литературы. p. 400. 
  2. ^ Джума мечеть (Ичери-Шехер, Баку)
  3. ^ Л. С. Бретаницкий Баку Архитектурно художественные памятники 1956 стр.15
  4. ^ Культовые сооружения Баку

Coordinates: 40°23′43″N 49°52′56″E / 40.39528°N 49.88222°E / 40.39528; 49.88222