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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Heydar Mosque

The opening ceremony of Heydar Mosque has been held on December 26, 2014. The mosque covers a total area of 12,000 square meters and internal area of the building covers a total area of 4,200 square meters. The façade of the building decorated with special stones based on the Shirvan - Absheron architectural style. It has four 95m-height minarets. It has 55m-height main and 35m-height second domes. Verses from Koran were written on the sides of domes.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 05.2018
Photo Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Camera: PENTAX K-30
Copyright: © Volodymyr Kolesnyk