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Baku, Azerbaijan

Taza Pir Mosque (also Tazapir) is a mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan. Its construction began in 1905 a finished by 1914. The idea for the mosque as well as its financing provided by an Azeri philanthropist, a female, Nabat Khanum Ashurbeyov (Ashurbeyli).

Interior of the mosque has an area of 1400 square meters and decorated with ornaments of painting schools of Azerbaijan plus with samples from eastern ornaments. The height of the dome and a half meters. The mihrab and dome of the mosque made of marble. While decorative elements of the mosque, the tops of minarets and labels made of gold.

The dome, on which 6 times written La ilaha ilallah from Muslim proclamation of faith or Shahada, made from Qızılqaya (Gyzylgaya) stone.

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