The mosque was inaugurated on May 16, 2014. The mosque bears the name of Aimani Kadyrova, the wife of first President of the Chechen Republic, Akhmat Kadyrov.
Construction of the mosque started in 2011 in the center of the town of Argun on the site of the old town mosque. It was designed by the Turkish architect Deniz Baykan. The construction was funded by the Akhmat Kadyrov Regional Public Foundation.
The Aimani Kadyrova Mosque is the first mosque in Russia to be designed in an ultramodern, hi-tech style. . During the day, depending on the weather, the cupolas of the mosque change color, from light-gray to turquoise. At night, the mosque and the surrounding territory are illuminated with multicolored LED lamps and floodlights.
The walls of the mosque are covered in marble. The oval vaulting of the main prayer hall is topped with a cupola 23 meters high and 24 meters in diameter. The central chandelier is the major decoration of the mosque's interior. It weighs eight tons and reaches thirty meters in diameter. The chandelier's thousand lamps are decorated with Quranic verses and represent a unified composition. Three minarets, each 55 meters high, surround the cupola of the mosque.
The mosque is designed to accommodate 15,000 people and has 26 entrance doors. Two rivulets inhabited by fish flow along the stairs that lead to the main entrance.
The Aimani Kadyrova Mosque is located next to the Argun City 1and Argun City 2 skyscraper complex. A beautiful park surrounds the shrine. Over one hundred types of fruit trees have been planted there.
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