Bornay Mosque

The Bornay Mosque (Cyrillic: Bornay məçete, Борнай мәчете; former The Third Cathedral Mosque), also spelled Burnayevskaya Mosque (Russian: Бурна́евская мечеть) is a mosque in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia.

Bornay Mosque
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The minaret of the Bornay Mosque
Religion
AffiliationIslam
District Tatarstan
StatusActive
Location
LocationKazan, Russia
Geographic coordinates55°46′29″N 49°07′01″E / 55.77472°N 49.11694°E / 55.77472; 49.11694Coordinates: 55°46′29″N 49°07′01″E / 55.77472°N 49.11694°E / 55.77472; 49.11694
Architecture
Architect(s)Pyotr Ivanovich Romanov
TypeMosque
StyleNational Romance Eclecticism
Completed1872
Specifications
Minaret(s)1
MaterialsRed brick

HistoryEdit

Its constructing was donated by Möxämmätsadíq Bornayıv and realized by project of Pyotr Ivanovich Romanov in 1872. The architectural style is national romance eclecticism. The minaret was built in 1895. Believed, that the project of the minaret was elaborated by Fyodor Nikolayevich Malinovsky. The mosque has a minaret over the door, one hall, it is one-storied and is made of red bricks. The interior is designed in the medieval Tatar and Russian traditions. In 1930-1994 Bornay Mosque was out of service due to the Soviet authorities and in 1994 it was returned to the believers.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Bornay mäçete". Tatar Encyclopaedia (in Tatar). Kazan: The Republic of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia. 2002.
  • Russian mosques