New mosque

The planned building will have elements of the demolished Cathedral shrines

Demolished at the end of last week on the prospect Mira mosque, will be rebuilt. It has already received the approval of the city authorities.

“We not only allowed the construction, but said: let’s finish building. People should not pray on the street, thus they will not interfere with the Muscovites”,- said the mayor of Moscow in an interview with radio station “Vesti FM”.

First Deputy Chairman of the spiritual administration of Muslims of European Russia Damir Gizatullin told of plans to build a new mosque on the site of the demolished.

“The building will have elements of the previous one. We kept most of the bricks from the old mosque and we’ll paste them in a new”, – shared his plans Gizatullin.

The mosque will be built in the tradition of destroyed Islamic shrines, and minarets you want to build on an already modified the traditions of Muslim culture.

The new complex will be built in the capital by 2013.

The new mosque

The new mosque

Moscow Cathedral mosque was built in 1904 on the Tatar businessman and patron of Salih Erzin and was a consistent Tatar cult architecturename of the twentieth century.

The Council of Muftis of Russia claim that on the night of September 10, during a rainstorm collapsed Western wall of the old building: part of it collapsed inside the hall, some of the surrounding area. On Saturday morning the builders have dismantled the three remaining walls.

“No crime”, – emphasized in the muftiat. All for security reasons.

The planned building will have elements of the demolished Cathedral shrines

Demolished at the end of last week on the prospect Mira mosque, will be rebuilt. It has already received the approval of the city authorities.

“We not only allowed the construction, but said: let’s finish building. People should not pray on the street, thus they will not interfere with the Muscovites”,- said the mayor of Moscow in an interview with radio station “Vesti FM”.

First Deputy Chairman of the spiritual administration of Muslims of European Russia Damir Gizatullin told of plans to build a new mosque on the site of the demolished.

“The building will have elements of the previous one. We kept most of the bricks from the old mosque and we’ll paste them in a new”, – shared his plans Gizatullin.

The mosque will be built in the tradition of destroyed Islamic shrines, and minarets you want to build on an already modified the traditions of Muslim culture.

The new complex will be built in the capital by 2013.

Moscow Cathedral mosque was built in 1904 on the Tatar businessman and patron of Salih Erzin and was a sample of the Tatar cult architecture of the beginning of XX century.

The Council of Muftis of Russia claim that on the night of September 10, during a rainstorm collapsed Western wall of the old building: part of it collapsed inside the hall, some of the surrounding area. On Saturday morning the builders have dismantled the three remaining walls.

“No crime”, – emphasized in the muftiat. All for security reasons.

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