CULTURE


“Imam Huseyn” Mosque in Zangilan

Baku, April 5, AZERTAC

The “Imam Huseyn” Mosque situated in the city of Zangilan is attributed to the 17th-18th centuries. The mosque is supposed to be built in the period of the Safavids. Its area dimensions were 12x20 meters. There were a sanctuary and a niche inside the mosque. Mainly the local limestone was used in construction. The walls are not covered. The vaulted door of the mosque was opened to the east and bore an inscription.

As a result of the occupation of Zangilan by Armenian armed forces in 1993, the Mosque was demolished by the Armenian vandals.

On October 20, 2020, the city of Zangilan was liberated from occupation.

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