Webcam Grozny - Mosque Pride of Muslims in the city of Shali
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The Mosque "Pride of Muslims" named after the Prophet Muhammad is a mosque built in the 21st century in the center of Shali. The largest mosque in Europe, accommodates up to 30 thousand people, and the adjacent territory - up to 70 thousand. Since 2012, on an area of 5 hectares in the city center, next to the Shali City high-rise complex, the construction of a new mosque has been actively carried out, on a project of which, which has no analogues in the world, architects from Uzbekistan worked. The grand opening of the mosque, timed to coincide with the birthday of the first president of the republic, Akhmat-Khadzhi Kadyrov, took place on 23 August 2019. The building, which has a dome with a height of 43 meters and minarets with a height of 63 meters, is covered with snow-white marble from the Greek island of Thassos, which is prized for reflecting light and giving coolness in the heat. The eight-meter central chandelier weighing over two and a half tons and 395 lamps are decorated with Swarovski stones and gold. A park area with 12 fountains is arranged on an area of 5 hectares. About 2000 trees have been planted here and a real rose valley. It was originally planned that the mosques will give the name of the head of the republic, Ramzan Kadyrov. At the opening ceremony, it was announced that the mosque was named after the Prophet Muhammad.