Haji Alakbar Mosque

Haji Alakbar Mosque (Azerbaijani: Hacı Ələkbər məscidi) was an Azerbaijani mosque located in Fuzuli, Azerbaijan. The mosque is also spelt as Haji Alekber Mosque. The Haji Alakbar mosque was constructed in 1890 by the renowned architect of the time Karbalayi Safikhan Karabakhi who also built Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque and Ashaghi Govhar Agha Mosque in Shusha, Aghdam Mosque in Aghdam, mosques in Horadiz and Qocahmadli villages, Tatar mosque in Odessa, Ukraine, and Qababaghlilar Mosque in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.[1] This monument of Islamic architecture is among 300 religious monuments of Karabakh and is famous for its structure along with Qiyas ad Din Mosque, also located in Fuzuli.[2] Fuzuli, along with the Haji Alakbar Mosque was occupied by Armenian forces in 1993,[3][4] and its condition was unknown during the occupation. However, after the recapture of the city by Azerbaijan, it was found to be destroyed.[5][6]

Haji Alakbar Mosque
Hacı Ələkbər məscidi
Hacı Ələkbər məscidi 2021-ci ildə Füzulinin işğaldan azad edilməsindən sonra.jpg
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Branch/traditionShia
StatusDestroyed
Location
LocationFuzuli, Azerbaijan
Architecture
Architect(s)Karbalayi Safikhan Karabakhi
Completed1890
Minaret(s)2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "XVIII-XIX ƏSRLƏRDƏ QARABAĞDA MEMARLIQ". Retrieved 2 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Elmi-təcrübi konfrans". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2010.
  3. ^ "XIX əsrdə memarlığın inkişafı". Archived from the original on 27 February 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2010.
  4. ^ "Tarixi türbənin harayı". 15 January 2010. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 31 July 2010.
  5. ^ "2021 Report on International Religious Freedom: Armenia". United States Department of State. 2 June 2022. Retrieved 5 June 2022.
  6. ^ "Haji Alakbar Mosque". 7 December 2020. Retrieved 8 April 2021.

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