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Qolsharif Mosque, Kazan Kremlin, Kazan, Russia - The Qolsharif Mosque located in Kazan Kremlin is among the most beautiful and biggest masaajid in Europe. Named after the Tatar imam who sacrificed his life while saving the city, the Qolsharif Masjid is located inside the walls of the kremlin. The masjid was originally built in the 16th century and has prayer facilities for both men as well as women.
Originally, the mosque was built in the Kazan Kremlin in the 16th century. It was named after Qolşärif, who served there. Qolşärif died with his numerous students while defending Kazan from Russian forces in 1552.