A view of the Nurulla Mosque (Мечеть Нурулла) on Moskovskaya street in Kazan, captital of Tatarstan, Russia.
The mosque is also known as “The Hay Mosque”, “The Junusov Mosque”, “The Seventh Cathedral Mosque”. This mosque was built in 1845-1849 by the counsellors of commerce, brothers Ibragim and Iskhac Junusov according to the design by the architect A.K. Loman on the money left by their father, the first-guild merchant Gabdulla Mukhametrakhim Junusov.
In accordance with the decision of Central Executive Committee of Tatar Republic from November 16, 1929, the mosque was closed, and its minaret was pulled down. In 1992 it was returned to the believers and given its present name. In 1990-1995 the mosque was restored, and its minaret was reconstructed according to the project by the architect R.V.Bilalov.
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