Imam Ali Mosque (Copenhagen)

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Imam Ali Mosque
Imam Ali Moske
Copenhagen 2016-05-06 (27463143231).jpg
Upper part of the mosque as seen in 2016
Religion
AffiliationTwelver Shia Islam
Location
LocationNordvest, Copenhagen
Denmark
Geographic coordinates55°42′00″N 12°31′55″E / 55.700036°N 12.531970°E / 55.700036; 12.531970
Architecture
Architect(s)Bijan Eskandani
TypeMosque
StyleIranian architecture
Groundbreaking2009
Completed1 October 2015 (Eid al-Ghadir)
Construction cost40-50 million Danish krones[1]
Specifications
Capacity1,500
Dome(s)1
Minaret(s)2
Minaret height32 meters (105 ft)
Website
http://www.imamalimoske.dk

The Imam Ali Mosque (Danish: Imam Ali Moske, Arabic: مسجد الإمام عليMasjid ʾImām ʿAlī), is the largest[2] and only Shia Muslim mosque in the country located in Nordvest, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The construction of the mosque started in 2009. It was completed and opened to the public in 2015. The 2,100 square metre mosque is designed in neo-Iranian architectural style, with two 32-metre minarets and a central, turquoise dome with a space for 1,500 people.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sådan skal Københavns nye moské se ud". 28 August 2009.
  2. ^ "Largest Shia mosque opens in Copenhagen". 3 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Largest Shia mosque opens in Copenhagen". 1 October 2015.

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