The Bibi-Heybat mosque was rebuilt in the 1990s on the site of a former 13th century mosque which was destroyed during the Soviet period in 1936. It was reconstructed based on photographs and records of the old mosque. It's a relatively small mosque with a couple of beautifully decorated prayer halls. In one there is a brass cage containing a tomb. It is located along the coast, overlooking the South Bay, about 10km south of Baku.
01 Bibi-Heybat mosque 02 Domes 03 Inner court
04 Entrance 05 Woman praying at tomb 06 Prayer hall 07 Tomb 08 Ceiling of dome
09 Prayer hall with tomb 10 Golden vase 11 Prayer hall 12 Ceiling of dome 13 Prayer hall
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