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Mosques in Beijing

Mosques in Beijing

    In Beijing, there are 72 mosques distributed in every district. About the history of Islam in Beijing, it can date back to the Yuan Dynasty. In 996 AD, a mosque was built on Ox Street, and it is the first mosque appeared in Beijing. The earliest mosque was named after the street’s name, Niujie mosque. Since then, different mosques were regularly built in Beijing. Dongsi mosque and Erlizhuang mosque appeared in Yuan Dynasty, and at that time Beijing was called “Dadu”. Ming and Qing Dynasties was the development peak of mosque. Huashi mosque as well as other four mosques was finished in Ming Dynasty. The real golden age of mosque was Qing Dynasty when more than 30 mosques were constructed. Until 2012, there were over 70 mosques in Beijing. The mosque has a good development in Beijing.

    Beijing Mosque (Masjid) Guide
  • Beijing Niujie Mosque

    Beijing Niujie Mosque

    Located in the Xuanwu district of Beijing, Niujie mosque is the oldest and biggest mosque of Beijing. It is a central religious and social gathering place for Muslims in Beijing. Built in 996 AD, Northern Song Dynasty, the mosque was designed by Nazruddin, who was the ...Detail
  • Beijing Madian Mosque

    Beijing Madian Mosque

    Located in the west of Madian Street, Haidian District in Beijing, Madian Mosque has been listed as one of the key cultural relics sites under state-level protection in Beijing. Covering an area of over 3,800 square meters, it was rebuilt in Kangxi Qing Dynasty (1662-1...Detail
  • Beijing Dongsi Mosque

    Beijing Dongsi Mosque

    As one of the oldest mosque in Beijing , Beijing Dongsi Mosque is the headquarter of the Islamic Association of Beijing. Located at No.13, the Dongsi South Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing city, Dongsi Mosque was first built during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). B...Detail
  • Beijing Nandouya Mosque

    Beijing Nandouya Mosque

    Located at No. 15 Nandouya Hutong, inner part of Chaoyangmen in Beijing, Nandouya Mosque is 200 meters north of Main Street and East Second Ring Road with a hundred meters distance. First built in Yuan Dynasty (1279-1644), it has a history of more than 200 years. There...Detail
  • Beijing Dewai Mosque

    Beijing Dewai Mosque

    Built in late Ming and early Qing dynasties, Dewai Mosque is also called Beijing Fayuan Mosque . Located at the northeast of Desheng Gate, the name of Dewai Mosque has a meaning of “outside Desheng Gate Mosque”. Covering a total area of 1,800 square meter...Detail
  • Beijing Dongzhimen Mosque

    Beijing Dongzhimen Mosque

    It is recorded that Dongzhimen Masjid (or Beijing Dongzhimen Mosque)was originally built during Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), while the existing building was constructed in the Late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) before it was moved to Dongzhimen. The temple now is in the form...Detail
  • Beijing Haidian Mosque

    Beijing Haidian Mosque

    Covering an area of over 20,000 square meters , Beijing Haidian mosque was first built in late Ming Dynasty and the early Qing Dynasty. During the Qing Dynasty the mosque was rebuilt and expanded to its present size today. The layout of the mosque is a three-hall cou...Detail
  • Beijing Huashi Mosque

    Beijing Huashi Mosque

    As one of the four largest mosques in Beijing, Beijing Huashi Mosque was first built in 1415 under the rule of the emperor YongLe in Ming Dynasty. With a long history of over 500 years and a total area of 2,000 square meters, the mosque is situated at the south of the...Detail
  • Beijing Jinshifang Street Mosque

    Beijing Jinshifang Street Mosque

    Beijing Jinshifang Street Mosque , which is also well-known as the Pushou Mosque , is one of the most famous mosques in Beijing. The mosque was built in the 4th year of Xuande in Ming Dynasty (1429) and covers a total area of 1,533 square meters with a constructed are...Detail
  • Beijing Nanxiapo Mosque

    Beijing Nanxiapo Mosque

    Nanxiapo Mosque is one mosque that you should not miss if you have a chance to visit Beijing. Built by the Hui people in Guanxu Period of the Qing Dynasty (during 1644 – 1911) in Nanxiapo, outside Chaoyang Gate, the mosque has become an important and famous plac...Detail
  • Beijing Changying Mosque

    Beijing Changying Mosque

    As Muslim2China tours became popular in recent years, Changying Mosque has become a must-visit place when Muslims come to visit Beijing. Known as the largest mosque in the suburb area of Beijing, Changying Mosque is also one of the only remaining seven mosques in C...Detail