A large number of large mosques are located on the territory of Russia, and it is known about the temples of other religions. Orthodox churches remain the leader in number, among which one is recognized as the largest.

The largest mosques in Russia

There are many mosques in Europe, however, the most beautiful and largest of them are located in Russia. Some of them are newly built or renovated.

Mosque "Kul Sharif" (Kazan)

More than two thousand people are ready to accept the Kul Sharif mosque in Kazan located in Kazan. In Tatarstan, it is considered the main one. This is a new mosque, the construction of which began only in nineteen ninety sixth year instead of a multi-mosque destroyed under Ivan the Terrible, where the last imam was Kul Sharif.
The largest mosque in TatarstanThe largest mosque in Tatarstan

Cathedral Mosque (Surgut)

About two thousand people intervene Surgut Cathedral Mosque. For the Ural-Siberian region, it is the largest. In the same place recently opened madrasas. The prayer hall of this mosque is painted by masters from Naberezhnye Chelny and Ufa.Part of the construction was carried out with donations collected from the parishioners during Ramadan.
Cathedral Mosque in Surgut - the largest in SiberiaCathedral Mosque in Surgut - the largest in Siberia

Mosque in Alkhan-Yurt

Another mosque, ready to accommodate two thousand people, is located in Alkhan-Yurt. It is all as if consists of domes. This form of construction has long been used in Chechnya. The mosque was named after Magomed-Beshir-Khadzhi Arsanukaev, who lived in Alkhan-Yurt, was the imam of Chechnya.
The best architectural traditions were realized during the construction of a mosque in Alkhan-YurtThe best architectural traditions were realized during the construction of a mosque in Alkhan-Yurt

Cathedral Mosque (St. Petersburg)

Five thousand people can accommodate the Cathedral Mosque of St. Petersburg. It was opened in the thirteenth year. This mosque was built after Central Asia was annexed to Russia.
Decoration of the largest mosque of St. PetersburgDecoration of the largest mosque of St. Petersburg

"Heart of Chechnya" (Grozny)

At least ten thousand people - this is the capacity of the mosque in the city of Grozny with the beautiful name “Heart of Chechnya”. It was built in the two thousand and eighth year by Turkish specialists. This mosque is part of the Islamic complex of the republic.
"Heart of Chechnya" in Grozny - perhaps the most beautiful mosque in Russia"Heart of Chechnya" in Grozny - perhaps the most beautiful mosque in Russia

Juma Mosque (Makhachkala)

The main mosque of the city of Makhachkala is the Juma Mosque, which was built in the image of the Istanbul Blue Mosque. The last reconstruction was in two thousand and seven. Capacity today - a record. Up to fifteen thousand people can pray in a mosque at a time.
The largest mosque in Russia holds up to 15 thousand peopleThe largest mosque in Russia holds up to 15 thousand people
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The largest Orthodox churches in Russia

Orthodox churches in Russia were built according to the designs of the most famous architects in the world. Many of them are very impressive sizes. Even against the backdrop of modern architecture, they do not seem small.

St. Isaac's Cathedral (St. Petersburg)

Isaac’s Cathedral, known to the whole world, appeared in St. Petersburg in the middle of the nineteenth century. The project belongs to Montferrand, the building was built in the style of late classicism. Its height is one hundred and one and a half meters, and its width is one hundred meters.
St. Isaac's Cathedral - one of the tallest buildings in St. PetersburgSt. Isaac's Cathedral - one of the tallest buildings in St. Petersburg

Blagoveshchensk Cathedral (Voronezh)

In Voronezh, according to the project of Shevelev, a Russian-Byzantine style temple was erected, which appeared almost in the same years as Voronezh itself. It was originally wooden.The last restructuring was completed in nineteen ninety-eight, however, in a different place and in a different style. All the decoration of the old cathedral moved to a new building. Even next to modern skyscrapers, the size of the new temple is impressive. Its height is eighty-five meters.
Blagoveshchensk cathedral in Voronezh - one of the largest temples in RussiaBlagoveshchensk cathedral in Voronezh - one of the largest temples in Russia

Ascension Cathedral (town Yelets)

Eighty-four meters high, Voznesensky ascended the cathedral in the city of Yelets. It was built according to the project of Ton, the construction lasted forty-four years, and was completed only in one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine.
Voznesensky Cathedral in Yelets - the record for height and constructionVoznesensky Cathedral in Yelets - the record for height and construction

The largest cathedrals of other religions On the territory of Russia, the most Orthodox cathedrals, however, are also known for the large temples of other religions. Further more about some of them.

"The Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni" (Kalmykia) In Kalmykia in the city of Elista is a Buddhist temple, which is recognized as the largest in Europe. It was built in two thousand and fourth year and was called the “Golden Abode of Shakyamuni Buddha”.The temple has a Buddha statue, which is ten meters tall.
“The Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni” - the largest Buddhist temple in Russia“The Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni” - the largest Buddhist temple in Russia

Big Choral Synagogue (St. Petersburg)

The largest synagogue in Russia is located in the northern capital. In Europe, it is the second in size. Its name is the Great Choral Synagogue. One thousand three hundred and twenty people can pray there at the same time. This is not a new building. The synagogue was discovered at the end of the nineteenth century. It is built in the Moorish style.
Great Choral Synagogue - the largest in RussiaGreat Choral Synagogue - the largest in Russia

The largest temple in Russia

In Russia, the largest among all the temples is the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in the capital. It was originally built by Ton. Construction began in one thousand eight hundred and thirty-ninth year. In the nineteen thirty-first year the grand temple was destroyed.
Christ the Savior Cathedral - the largest church in RussiaChrist the Savior Cathedral - the largest church in Russia
Only in nineteen ninety-seventh year it was recreated in the same place. Now it is the largest temple in the country. Its height is one hundred and five meters with a width of eighty-five meters. The building was erected in the form of an equilateral cross.

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