We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (122)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
The mosque, on of the largest in Europe, was built in 1920 and is similar to the Samarkand mausoleum.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Kamennoostrovskiy Ave. | Metro: Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
+7 812 498-40-75
Ways to Experience The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg
Reviews (146)
Filter reviews
34 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewspeter and paul fortressbeautiful exteriorgorkovskayaminaretdomesamarkandarchitecturemetropetersburgbeautyst
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 34 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Simply I cant find it, I asked a lot but never reach there 😐 I tried with taxes and uber but was useless so bad really

Thank Hassagool
Reviewed 5 days ago

I cannot give this place more than 1 point for the reason that I wasn't let in. The man looking after the mosque informed me I can't enter because I'm not Muslim (he knew because I didn't greet him in Arabic). This ridiculous. I've visited...More

Thank tomasztomasz101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really pretty to look at so definitely worth the stroll past! Wasn’t able to go inside unfortunately.

1  Thank Elyse D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Mosque of St. Petersburg is the greatest mosque in Europe outside of Turkey. The exterior architecture is one of the most beautiful ones you can see in Europe. The mosaics and colours that are used on the walls and for the Dome reflect the...More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

One of the most largest mosque in Europe part of Russia, it can accomodate up to 5000 people.It's replicate of the Imam Bukhari's mausoleum in Samarkand, Uzbekishtan

Thank litaindahsari
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Up close this mosque is just ugly concrete, but from a distance it resembles one of the great mosques in Samarkand. Presumably this mosque is a modern copy of what one sees in Samarkand. It's close enough to the Peter and Paul Fortress and easily...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Passed by the Great Mosque of St Petersburg on my way to Zayachiy Island. I got off at Gorkovskaya Metro and walked passed the mosque.

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Did not expect to see such a wonderful Mosque in St. Petersburg. We did not go inside as it was closed, but on the outside it looks amazing. I am not religious, I am just amazed with architecture. It is near Peter and Paul Fortress,...More

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 28 March 2017

as far as not being religious goes, and not really being into churches etc, this building is well worth a look IF you are in the area, its by a nice park in a quiet part of the city.

Thank rmurray86
Reviewed 2 December 2016

calm n picturesque mosque , unfortunately it was closed for renovation . So cant comment on d interiors. Not a must watch but can visit as its 100 m from metro station Gorkovskaya where u can get down to go to the Peter and Paul...More

1  Thank farazirfan
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines