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The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg

Kamennoostrovskiy Ave. | Metro: Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
+7 812 498-40-75
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The mosque, on of the largest in Europe, was built in 1920 and is similar to the Samarkand mausoleum.
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Kamennoostrovskiy Ave. | Metro: Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

as far as not being religious goes, and not really being into churches etc, this building is well worth a look IF you are in the area, its by a nice park in a quiet part of the city.

Thank rmurray86
Reviewed 2 December 2016

calm n picturesque mosque , unfortunately it was closed for renovation . So cant comment on d interiors. Not a must watch but can visit as its 100 m from metro station Gorkovskaya where u can get down to go to the Peter and Paul...More

Thank farazirfan
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We didn't get to see it from the inside, but the building is gorgeous! Essentially the whole building is decorated with the mosaic - it is really something special!

Thank maniunchik
Reviewed 26 July 2016

it was great experience. central hotel staff Natalya guide me to this masjid . Russian peoples give the important of their old achievement's, that was amazing . once you must visit St Petersburg. especially nevsky prospect.

1  Thank ismailkunjumon
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Visited after going to the fortress. Outside were large groups of men and ICan honestly say this was the only place in St Petersburg we felt unwelcome, Shame as would like to have seen it.

Thank Yorkshirepudding34
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The mosque is at a great location where Paul and Peter fortress is just nearby, it is also near to the Music Hall and Leningrad Zoo. During our visit we were allowed to get in and perform our prayers and the toilets are clean as...More

6  Thank Fina016
Reviewed 11 October 2015

it lays close to peter and paul fortress. its massive dome and the two minarettes can be seen from far distance. an interesting contrast to all the other domes and towers of the cityscape. this historic mosque is truly beautiful. the exterior was under reconstruction...More

Thank Januarius Z
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

The inside is both simple, and elegant - allowing for quiet reflection regardless of faith. Inside the southern part, facing Mecca, is ornately decorated with tiles forming Arabic lettering. Anyhow, it only takes a few minutes to walk spot the mosque from the Gorkaya Metro...More

1  Thank Мэган К
Reviewed 19 August 2015

The masjid is about 500 meters from the Gorkovskaya metro station. During our visit to St. Petersburg, we had a chance to do a Jum'ah prayer in this beautiful masjid. I was late and the male section is already full but my wife had a...More

Thank NanalKoemadji
Reviewed 23 February 2015

First of all , You should know all mosques are open public. You can visit it with proper clothing on and outside of prayer times. There is no fee to enter. As this building is used for praying you should respect people while they are...More

2  Thank YazarGezer
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