Kyzyl Zhar Mosque

Kyzyl Shar Mosque

The Kyzyl Zhar Mosque, situated in the heart of Petropavlovsk, serves as the city’s central mosque. Its name, derived from the Kazakh language, translates to “Red Yar.” This three-story mosque boasts a unique architectural design, with a base resembling an eight-pointed star.

The main structure is crowned with a grand dome, standing at a height of 28 meters, while four smaller hemispherical domes of vivid blue color further adorn the building.

Two towering minarets, each reaching a height of 42 meters, grace the mosque’s exterior. Inside, the mosque can comfortably accommodate up to 1,000 worshipers, making it a significant spiritual and architectural landmark in the city.