Juma Mosque (Baku)

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Friday Mosque of Baku
Juma mosque-Old City Baku Azerbaijan 19th century3.jpg
Basic information
Location Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan
Affiliation Islam
Branch/tradition Shia Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Islamic architecture
Date established 1899

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

Located in the historic Icheri Sheher, the mosque has been rebuilt several times. The present Friday Mosque was built in 1899 under the financing of Baku merchant Haji Shikhlali Dadashov. There are traces of a Zoroastrian temple at the site. 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