Marea Moschee din Constanta - Great Mosque of Constanta

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Great Mosque of Constanta, also known as Carol Mosque is a Muslim place of worship in Constanta, built between 1910 and 1912. The building was made of reinforced concrete, in Egyptian-Byzantine style, taking as model Mosque Konya from Anatolia (Turkey) , with some Romanian architectural motifs. Mosque stands on the site of the former mosque Mahmudia from 1822. The minaret, built in Moorish style, has a height of 47 meters and the staircase are 140 steps to the muezzin balcony . The interior hosting a famous oriental rug, which has existed for over 200 years. The oriental rug impresses with its size (144 meters) and weight of over 490 kg. This handmade massive carpet , was owned by Sultan Abdul Hamid.

Marea Moschee din Constanța, cunoscută și drept Moscheea Carol, este un lăcaș de cult musulman din Constanța, construit între anii 1910 și 1912. Construcția a fost realizată din beton armat, în stil egipteano-bizantin, luând ca model Moscheea Konya din Anatolia, Turcia, cu unele motive arhitecturale românești. Moscheea se ridică pe locul fostei Geamii Mahmudia din 1822. Minaretul, construit în stil maur, are înălțimea de 47 metri, iar scara interioară numără 140 de trepte. În interior, moscheea adăpostește un faimos covor oriental, cu o vechime de peste 200 de ani. Covorul impresionează prin mărimea sa ( 144 m²) și prin greutatea sa de peste 490 kg. Acest masiv covor, lucrat de mână, a fost proprietatea sultanului Abdul Hamid.

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Comments (149)

Đoka Ćutak on November 12, 2014

Lepo. Like. Pozdrav iz Srbije, Đorđe

Michael K on November 12, 2014

amintiri... dupa cum se vede, se mai poate urca in minarett? Salutari, M

Hans - PANO YES ! on December 1, 2014

Thank you for sharing and information! !!L!! Kind regards, Hans

BOGDAN de Varsovie on April 19, 2015

Amazing architecture.

LIKE 137 + FAV. 25

Friendly greetings.



Kati Alácsné on April 22, 2015

L+F Nagyon jó!!! Üdv.:Kati

Valentine Verchenko on July 10, 2015

Minaret of the mosque is very beautiful.

LIKE! Have a nice evening. Valentin

beyer99 on July 14, 2015

perfect perspective !!! LIKE Best greetings from Vienna a.beyer

Daniela Brocca on July 26, 2015

Great perspektive of this beautiful mosque,Argenna.Best wishes,Daniela

Sirka on August 4, 2015

Well seen!L143

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    by Argenna
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