Construction of the largest mosque in Ukraine has begun in Odessa

The mosque will accommodate more than 1,000 believers and will be one of the largest religious buildings of its kind in Ukraine.The largest mosque in Ukraine will be built in Odessa \ photo omr.gov.uaThe largest mosque in Ukraine will be built in Odessa \ photo omr.gov.ua

The construction of a mosque with a minaret has started in Odessa.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, the ceremony took place yesterday at the construction site of the future Cathedral Mosque – on Balkivska Street.

Representatives of Muslim communities, local authorities and the diplomatic corps of Indonesia, Iran and Iraq came to the ceremony.

A capsule with a message to the descendants was laid at the construction site and the beginning of construction works was announced.

The area allocated for the mosque is about 0.24 hectares, the building area is about 1.2 thousand square meters. meters. The size of the dome is 28 meters, according to the project, the mosque will include four towers and a 22-meter minaret. Nearby will be the administrative building of the community, which will be connected to the main building by an underground passage.

As the imam of Odessa Sheikh Ilyas Umarov noted, it is expected that the mosque will accommodate more than 1 thousand believers. It will become one of the largest religious buildings of its kind in Ukraine.

The Odessa Muslim community is one of the largest in Ukraine.

(C)UNIAN 2021

4 comments

  • I can’t be angry about the neverending provocations no more. God will be my judge when i die, and i can proudly say i always wanted to wipe out this garbage within our borders, either through deportation or physical disintegration. Freedom is a rare good and all too often abused by those who hate freedom. Odesa will survive, the mosques may not…

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  • “The mosque will accommodate more than 1,000 believers and will be one of the largest religious buildings of its kind in Ukraine.”
    That’s nothing to be proud of.
    Maybe Ukraine should look around itself in the world to see that Islam is a trash belief and that its concepts reside in the deepest middle ages and primitive thoughts. It causes nothing but trouble wherever it grows to be a certain percentage of an indigenous population. As a matter of fact, it is essential that Ukraine sees this truth. It certainly can’t afford to have more trouble than it already has.

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