Azerbaijan, Baku, 12 July/ Trend / On 12 July, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev took part in the inauguration of the reconstructed Bibi-Heybat mosque.
The ancient Bibi-Heybat mosque located in Baku bay dates back to 13th century. It was constructed at the order of Shirvanshah Farruhzad and was knocked down during the Soviet Union. It was reconstructed later.
The mosque was reconstructed and enlarged by the Presidential decree in 2005. New halls have been constructed to insure convenience of pilgrims.
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