Lala Tulpan

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Lala Tulpan
Mosque-Medrese Lyalya-Tyulpan.jpg
The minarets are designed to resemble the blooming tulips
Basic information
Location Ufa,  Bashkortostan, Russia
Geographic coordinates 54°49′11″N 56°03′21″E / 54.81972°N 56.05583°E / 54.81972; 56.05583Coordinates: 54°49′11″N 56°03′21″E / 54.81972°N 56.05583°E / 54.81972; 56.05583
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architect(s) Wakil Davlyatshin
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Modernist
Date established 1998
Capacity 1,000
Minaret(s) 2
Minaret height 53 m (174 ft)

Lala Tulpan ("Tulip in Bloom") in Ufa is one of Russia's largest mosques with 53-metre-tall[1] twin minarets. The building can hold up to 1000 worshippers.[2] It was built between 1990 and 1998 to a modernist design by Wakil Davlyatshin. In 2001 Vladimir Putin held a meeting with Talgat Tadzhuddin and other Muslim clerics at the mosque.

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