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Kul Sharif Mosque

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Address: Kreml St., 13, Kazan 420014, Russia
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+7 843 567-80-77
09:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 09:00 - 18:00
Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Beautiful graceful religious place

We visited the mosque during our Kazan trip. We are from Malaysia( Islamic country) but this is the first time we visit a mosque. It's really a beautiful place. Girls, remember to... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2016
Moscow, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We visited the mosque during our Kazan trip. We are from Malaysia( Islamic country) but this is the first time we visit a mosque. It's really a beautiful place. Girls, remember to bring along your headscarf during your trip to the mosque :)

2 Thank Richelle_tyx
Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

I am a fan of religious architecture, so this is the building I came to Kazan to see. It does not disappoint. From the outside, the mosque is stunning, especially at night when it lights up gold and green. Climb the steps inside to look down on the place of worship from a balcony. Ladies, your hair must be covered.... More 

1 Thank Ashley S
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

This mosque lies with the Kazan Kremlin and is well worth a visit. It is pretty spectacular and forms a key part of the very impressive Kazan Kremlin.

1 Thank Bones6t
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

Completed in 2005 and formerly (I believe) the biggest Mosque in Russia, the Kul-Sharif Mosque is certainly worth a visit if you are in Kazan. Entry is free but you are required to pay 2 roubles for the some plastic shoe covers. The Mosque is truly breath taking and I recommend walking up to the viewing platform at the top... More 

1 Thank Edmund M
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Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

I must confess that I'm not quite keen on architecture ( or art as matter of fact) but it's impossible not to admire how majestic the khul sharif mosque is. It's located inside the Kremlin so it goes together with a wonderful tour around the fortress.

1 Thank Edgar S
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

Seems people are divided on this one, but for me it's one of the most beautiful mosques I've seen, particularly outside, day and night. Very photogenic in my eyes and ideally situated within the Kremlin.

1 Thank chiangmaicharlies
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Kazan Kremlin is amazing and what I think is the most beautiful building is the mosque. Epic in size and wonderful architecture.

1 Thank Lancellot
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

far from middle east, different nations, but same religion and same God. you must close your eyes and feel, where you are

2 Thank Mercy C
Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

Definitely one of the most beautiful mosques I have seen in a while. Lots of historical tidbits available for showcase inside the mosque. The interior design, too, is amazing. Probably not the most populated mosque in Kazan since it is far from the centre but definitely worth a visit.

1 Thank arnob115
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

This is a must-go in Kazan. Lies within the walls of Kazan Kremlin. Take a short look in the basement where you can find cultural stuff about the Islamic history in Russia.

Thank Jeppe B

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