Mosques in Chongqing
Chongqing Chongqing Mosque 重庆清真寺
The Chongqing Mosque covers a area of 4500 square meters. It was established in the ruling period of Wanli, Ming Dynasty(1368-1644). The temple used to be made up by three temples, namely, West Temple, South Temple, and North Temple.
The roof of the Mosque is the Arabic style and a green circle fort standing in it. At the top of the roof, there marks the sign of Star and Moon. The main hall is sustained by four big pillars. Inside the hall, the walls are painted with silver, and the color is harmony, which assumes a solemn atmosphere. The Mosque conserves Islam hadith and imam preside over religious activities in the temple. Every Ramadan holiday, church members gather to do some prayers. Every Friday is the "Prayers" day. At the "Prayers"day, apart from the the local muslims, the foreign muslins who come from 12 countries and live in Chongqing take part in the religious activities. The Temple has its own hostel and halal restaurants. The city Islamic Association is located in the Masque.
Address: No.5, Zhongxing Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 重庆渝中区中兴路5号
Other Mosque in Chongqing
hongqing South Mosque
I updated this article on May 7, 2012
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