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Teleshayakh Mosque

Zarkaynar Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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A modern mosque

The mosque has good architecutral design and is well laid out in the surrounding green area. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rkkhandelwal54
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New Delhi, India
koran library

Could not get in to the actual mosque but this is a complex of beautiful buildings. Also there is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
stevieblooz
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Zarkaynar Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mosque has good architecutral design and is well laid out in the surrounding green area. The design was quite pleasing to the eyes.

Thank rkkhandelwal54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Could not get in to the actual mosque but this is a complex of beautiful buildings. Also there is the library containing various copies of the Koran, one of which claims to be the oldest in the world and this is facinating. Peacful place as...More

Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The mosque houses the old Uthman Qoran, a national trasure of Uzbekistan. The museum houses other illustrated bookd and qorans, some of them presents given to the President of Uzbekistan by foreign leaders.

Thank Fane_Babanul
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is Tashkent's main religious district. The mosque and several buildings are located around a large courtyard, all nicely renovated and well maintained. The mosque itself is beautiful, but close by is the Mosque library which contains the Uthman Koran dating from 655AD. it is...More

Thank Paulette A
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Well worth a visit. This was our second sight visited after the earthquake memorial and it has several buildings of interest in the immediate vicinity. You'll probably need a taxi ride to get to it to avoid a long walk in the Uzbek summer heat....More

Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Functioning 16th c mosque whose main attraction, apart from the building itself, is the famous Uthman Qur'an which is thought to be the oldest in the world. Also has a small library containing examples of Qur'ans from around the world (and in some surprising languages...More

Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Best historical 16th century mosque. Clean area and well maintain place to spend 1-2 hrs time in evening or early morning.

Thank FastTreck
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Beautiful mosque. We visited this on the beginning of our tour so was our first glimpse of stereotypical central Asian architecture. It is lovely with a mausoleum of someone famous (can't remember who!) nearby. Also some pretty gardens and Islamic school in vicinity. We did...More

Thank zanrafel
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is the place that the Uthman Qur’an, believed to be the oldest known copy of the Qur’an which is believed to have been in the possession of Uthman and Ali. This great literary treasure is located in Tashkent Uzbekistan

Thank stefanonyc
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This mosque has a large and impressive collection of historic Korans. The Uthman Koran is considered by Sunni Moslems to be the oldest Koran in the world. (Shiite Muslims disagree on this.) It was written on deerskin 19 years after Mohammed's death.

Thank bobca1947
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