One of the main sights of Pavlodar is the architectural complex of the Main Mosque with 1500 seats and madrasah that is situated in the park with the 6 hectare area. It has basic entries from Kutuzov, Krivenko, Kairbaev streets.
Architect/Planner Tolegen Abilda
Built in the city centre, the mosque has two prayer halls that can accommodate 1,200 men and 300 women respectively. It is adorned with an 8-axis star, a dome and 4 minarets. In addition to its religious facilities, it houses a school, wedding hall, Islamic culture museum, library, cinema, dinning room, and various other rooms.
Monolithic iron concrete, brick, metal, alucobond, and aluminum were the primary building materials. The mosque has brought a new wave of spiritual and culture life back into the city and its architecture has influenced many other urban designs.
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