Mosque on the spot – Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque

Located in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, the Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque is  one of the largest mosques in Russia and is officially known as “The Heart of Chechnya”. It was commissioned by then mayor of Konya, Akhmad Kadyrov, of which it was also named after. The mosque’s design was inspired and based on the Blue Mosque of Istanbul. It can accommodate 10,000 worshippers and its minarets stands 62 metres high. It also has 36 chandeliers inside that are 8-metre- high.