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Id Kah Mosque

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
Id Kah Mosque, built in 1442, means a place of praying and celebrating in festivals. The Id Kah Mosque is located on the central square in Kashgar City, Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region. As the biggest mosque in China, it is a group of old Islamic constructions with strong ethnic style and religious features. It dominates the central square. It is one of the largest and most active mosques in the country and attracts close to 10,000 worshippers every Friday afternoon and almost double that number during religious festivals.
The mosque exemplifies grand Islamic architecture, with a rectangular entranceway, flanked by intricately designed, slender minarets. The facade of the mosque is filled with yellow and white tiling, interspersed with designs in blues and greens. Inside the mosque there are charming courtyards and gardens where worshippers assemble before entering the halls.
The whole complex occupies 16,800 square meters      or about 4 acres and consists of the courtyard where the poplar trees reach the sky and the pines grow vigorously, the Hall of Prayer which is on a high dais in the west end of the mosque, and the gate tower which is full of elaborate flower-pattern carvings, mainly in green. There are some other attached structures as well. 
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