President Ilham Aliyev viewed Baylar mosque after renovation VIDEO

Baku, December 24 AZERTAC

Baylar mosque has been inaugurated after renovation.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony.

The head of state and his viewed “Holy relics” exhibition at the mosque.

Chief of the Administration of State Historical Architectural Reserve "Icherisheher" Asgar Alakbarov informed the head of state and his wife about the works done here.

Built in 1895, Baylar mosque laid down the foundations of new architectural researches of religious constructions subject to protection of the local architectural traditions. Its interior consists of vestibule, chapel and chancel of specially underlined type of masonry and having a decorative expression form. Baylar mosque embodies the constructive principles of European, Easterns and local architecture. The drafted dome of the mosque has perfect stratches and masonry styles.

Conservation work was carried out by local and foreign experts under the leadership of Erich Pummer known Austrian specialist restorer.

President Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Merhriban Aliyeva were informed that the “Holy relics” exhibition showcases Holy Quran related to various periods.

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