Dungan mosque

Travelling in Kyrgyzstan will give you opportunity to visit the Dungan mosque. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will be learned that, there were Dungan refugees who decided to move from China in 1877 and start a new beginning of life in Karakol city by building their own community. They made a point of creating the Dungan mosque with the help of Chinese architect in 1907. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told that, there were 20 people who took a part of building the mosque. It took them almost three years to finish the construction. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will hear one interesting thing that, they didn't use any metal nail or ligaments in order to build the mosque. In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be stunned of the beauty of mosque which was built in Chinese Buddhist style. In you enter in the mosque; you will find different colors which represent various kinds of principles. For example, red color protects from evil spirits, yellow color symbolizes wealth and well-being to the house as well as green color brings happiness. We recommend you to visit this interesting place in your tours in Kyrgyzstan. Unfortunately, the Dungan mosque was closed in the 30s of the 20th century due to religious views in Soviet period. Over the time, it started working. Nowadays, it is open for travellers with pure intention. We believe that, you will be astounded by the sacred places in your tours in Kyrgyzstan.