The Central Mosque
The Central Mosque of Imam Sarakhsi, commonly known as the Bishkek Central Mosque, is a mosque in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The construction of the mosque started in 2012 and it was inaugurated in 2018. It was funded by the Turkish Diyanet. It is one of several mosques funded by Turkey across the world. Built in an Ottoman revival style, the mosque is one of the largest in Central Asia. It has the capacity to accommodate 30,000 worshipers. The mosque is built in an Ottoman revival style, with four minarets, each with three balconies. It resembles the Kocatepe Mosque in design. The mosque has a capacity of 9000 people in the closed space, and 30,000 people overall.