1. The Siniq Qala Mosque

The Siniq Qala Mosque

This mosque is the oldest building in Baku and even in the whole Azerbaijan. Of course! Because it’s about a thousand years! This is the Mosque of Muhammad, named after its architect. Its name Synyk Gala, which means "broken tower" which was given to the Mosque after the 1723rd, when it was fired with heavy artillery fire from the warships Baku.

In that year Baku was taken by troops of Peter I. One of the cores elucidated got to the mosque and destroyed the upper part of the minaret, but the remaining part and still oriented towards the sky. The mosque consists of two storeys and is now open for excursions.
 
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