Lala Tulpan

Lala Tulpan ("Tulip in Bloom") in Ufa is one of Russia's largest mosques with 53-metre-tall[1] twin minarets. The building can hold up to 1000 worshippers.[2] It was built between 1990 and 1998 to a modernist design by Wakil Davlyatshin. In 2001 Vladimir Putin held a meeting with Talgat Tadzhuddin and other Muslim clerics at the mosque.

Lala Tulpan
Ljalja-Tjulpan.jpg
The minarets are designed to resemble the blooming tulips
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Location
LocationUfa,  Bashkortostan, Russia
Geographic coordinates54°49′11″N 56°03′21″E / 54.81972°N 56.05583°E / 54.81972; 56.05583Coordinates: 54°49′11″N 56°03′21″E / 54.81972°N 56.05583°E / 54.81972; 56.05583
Architecture
Architect(s)Wakil Davlyatshin
TypeMosque
StyleModernist
Date established1998
Specifications
Capacity1,000
Minaret(s)2
Minaret height53 m (174 ft)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Мечеть "Ляля - Тюльпан"". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  2. ^ "Мечеть Ляля-Тюльпан в Уфе". Archived from the original on 2016-06-08. Retrieved 2015-08-22.