Julfalar Mosque

Julfalar Mosque (Azerbaijani: Culfalar məscidi) was an Azerbaijani mosque located in Shusha, Karabakh region of Azerbaijan about 350 km southwest from capital Baku.

Julfalar Mosque
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Branch/traditionShia Islam
Location
LocationShusha, Azerbaijan, Karabakh
Architecture
TypeMosque
StyleIslamic architecture
Date established19th century
Minaret(s)0

The mosque is located on intersection of Uzeyir Hajibeyov and S. Asgarov streets of Julfalar neighborhood of Shusha.[1] Julfalar neighbourhood is one of 9 lower and earlier neighbourhoods of Shusha. In total, there are 17 main neighbourhoods. Julfalar Mosque was one of the 17th mosques functioning in Shusha by the end of the 19th century.[2] It was regarded one of the most valuable monuments of Shusha along with Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque and Ashaghi Govhar Agha Mosque.[3] There were no minarets and exterior design of Julfalar Mosque followed a rectangular plan neighborhood mosque building like Chukhur Mahalla and Haji Yusifli mosques but the interior completely complied with Islamic religious architecture[4]

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  1. ^ "Ministry of Tourism - Julfalar mosque". Retrieved 16 August 2010.
  2. ^ "ŞUŞA HƏSRƏTİ". Archived from the original on 12 May 2010. Retrieved 16 August 2010.
  3. ^ "CРЕДНЕВЕКОВЫЕ ПАМЯТНИКИ КАРАБАХА by Гасым ГАДЖИЕВ" (PDF). Retrieved 16 August 2010.
  4. ^ "Shusha State Historical & Architectural Reserve". Archived from the original on 4 October 2010. Retrieved 16 August 2010.

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