Juma Mosque(Jami Mosque), Fergana (Uzbekistan)

he Jami Mosque is the true decoration of Kokands Chorsu square. Citizens cannot imagine their city without this magnificent mosque. It seemes that it was always on that site. And indeed in historical chronicles of IX-XII centuries there are mentions of the mosque in Kokand which stood in the same place on the square Chorsu. But during the Mongol invasions the Jami Mosque as well as the entire city was destroyed.the present mosque was built in the XIX century. In 1805 Kokand Olimhan started to build a mosque but construction was suspended the superior of the mosque stood up against the construction of mosque at the expence of funds collected by force from the common people.Two years later the Jami Mosque was built.

Kokand Uzbekistan
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