Kokkoz Jami Mosque
|Kokkoz Jami Mosque|
The Kokkoz Jami Mosque, also known as Yusupov's Mosque, is located in the village of Sokolyne, Crimea, Ukraine. In Crimean Tatar: Kokkoz means “Falcon”. The mosque was built by Prince Felix Yusupov in 1910.
The mosque is located in close proximity to the hunting lodge of Prince Felix Yusupov. More than a century ago, the construction of mosques in Crimea was contributed by Christians, for example, Prince Vorontsov built the mosque in Alupka.
The rectangular building of Yusupov's mosque in Kokkoz has a basilican type. The walls are decorated with inscriptions in Arabic and two circles of Lancet Windows. The roof is clay tile, a minaret stands next to the main building.
To date, the mosque has remained in very good condition and was recently renovated.
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