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Tartar Mosque

tartar-mosqueThe Tartar Mosque is located at the southern end of Jiefang Lu, covering 3000 square meters. The Tartar Mosque, also known as Yanghang Mosque, was built in 1897 with private donations from the Tartar Community.

Also known as the Yanghang Mosque, the Tartar Mosque is decorated with crescent and wood-and-brick geometric carvings. The dome takes the shape of an octagonal pyramid, a traditional Tatar architecture style. The mosque is unique in its use of traditional Tartar architecture. This mosque is the main center of worship for Muslims in Urumqi, containing a chapel that can hold over 1000 people at a time. The mosque is open to all tourists. However, people need to get permission to visit.

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