Kyrgyz Dungan mosque

Very often people consider about the place of a dream where they can travel and in this case we offer to make a visit of the Dungan mosque located in Kyrgyzstan. During tours in car for rent Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan you will be given various legends and myths about anything you meet on your way. Dungan mosque is the place where people in flight were hiding when they were running from China to Karakol. All happened in 1877 when these people decided to create a fixed community. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan of those times they decided to use the mosque as their home. For them to feel comfortable they asked the Beijing architect Chjou Siy to build the mosque they were dreaming of. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan you will see wandering about the territory that it was created with great care and love. You have an opportunity to see that the process of building the mosque took great efforts of three long years. The result may be seen in the course of tours in Kyrgyzstan. The Beijing architect was helped by 20 local citizens. They built the mosque without nails and metal in the Chinese Buddhist temple style. The connection with Chinese notes and Kyrgyz ideas always were showing great care to colors of their life - red color was the protection from evil, yellow was the one that brought prosperity, green made people happy. During the Soviet period it was prohibited to have any faith and the religious place - mosque was closed. The prohibition started in the 20th century. Moreover it was not possible to travel in Kyrgyzstan rent cars along places of such significance.

According to history, there were great damages from WW2 and in order for rites to be allowed the community of Muslims donated great amounts of money for the needs of recreational works from war events. After that they were allowed to believe and to hold rites. In the course of travelling in the Issyk Kul region of Kyrgyzstan you are advised to make a visit of the mosque as a place of great historical significance. You will be surely amazed by stunning beauty of the place. Contact our managers for more information about tours in Kyrgyzstan and they will organize yours as you wish. Travel in Kyrgyzstan with pleasure and you will be able to see it all.