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World’s smallest mosque built in Kazan
The world’s smallest mosque has been built in the memory of Tatars who were killed during the taking of Kazan by troops of Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible in 1552. According to Rosbalt, not more than 10 people can worship in the mosque at one time.
Which will be about right if there’s another 9/11.
The mosque was built in the style of a miniature copy of the Kul Sharif mosque, which was constructed on the territory of the Kazan Kremlin. The miniature octahedral mosque measures 25 square meters. It has one cupola and four 10-meter high minarets. The interior of the mosque covers only ten square meters. The initiator of the construction of the mosque was a 77-year-old WWII veteran. Various organizations and individuals donated money for the construction of the mosque.
Posted by:Steve White

#7  When Mork said, "nano, nano," he was making a visionary statement.
Posted by: Super Hose   2003-10-20 12:26:37 PM  

#6  Wonder if the size was deliberate, or all they could afford from the donations received. Guess they didn't tap the Saudis.
Posted by: Old Patriot   2003-10-20 12:21:07 PM  

#5  If they care for some music, I have a violin to donate. Should be just about the right size.
Posted by: BH   2003-10-20 10:35:24 AM  

#4  You're right LH. Course now we gotta cut the Russ a little slack too.
Posted by: Shipman   2003-10-20 9:54:54 AM  

#3  these guys were victims of Stalin. Give them a break.
Posted by: liberalhawk   2003-10-20 9:09:57 AM  

#2  Why there are 250 lb. JDAMs in the works.
Posted by: Shipman   2003-10-20 7:35:43 AM  

#1  Amazingly, when CAIR, MSA, et al claim anti-muslim sentiment and racial profiling, I break out the world's tiniest violin...go figure
Posted by: Frank G   2003-10-20 7:18:20 AM