Juma Mosque (Azerbaijani: Cümə məscidi), or Friday Mosque, is a mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan.Plan to visit Juma Mosque and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Baku attractions using our Baku planner.
The Cathedral Mosque was built in the 12th century on the site of a temple of Zoroastrians.
An inscription on the mosque mentions that “Amir Sharaf al-Din Mahmud ordered the restoration of this mosque in the month of Rajab 709 A.H. (1309)”. On the northern wall of the mosque a minaret was erected which a balcony supported by stalactites in the year of 1437.
Located in the historic Icheri Sheher, the mosque has been rebuilt several times. The present Friday Mosque was built in 1899 under the financing of Baku philanthropist merchant Haji Shikhlali Dadashov. There are traces of a Zoroastrian temple at the site.
In the cultural life of the medieval Azerbaijan the cathedral mosque served as socio-cultural centers.
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Right in the middle of old city. A very interesting mosque with very nice decorations marking the high standards of old islamic Baku. more »
Cuma Mosque lies in the old city of Baku not far away from Maiden Tower. Its exterior is not overwhelming, apart from the porch with chiseled decorations. This building, which has got a minaret, too..... more »
Also known as the Friday Mosque Built in the 12th century on the site of a former Zoroastrian temple. Visitors are welcome, but must take off their shoes and cover themselves. Ladies should wear a scarf on their head.
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