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Mosques in Guangzhou

Mosques in Guangzhou

Located in the south of China, Guangzhou has played an important role as one of the main port cities for the Sea Silk Road with a long history of more than 2,000 years. With the development of the sea trade, Guangzhou is recorded to have business connections with countries form the Arab region in the far ancient Sui and Tang Dynasties. Guangzhou is recorded to be the place has the earliest introduction of Islam into China in the history.

When Muslim businessmen from the Arab region travel to Guangzhou to do business in the Tang Dynasty, they started to build mosques when they settled down in Guangzhou. The Guangzhou Huaisheng Mosque constructed in the Tang Dynasty is recorded to be the oldest mosque in China.

Later more mosques are built because of the increasingly religious needs. The existing major mosques in Guangzhou include Huaisheng Mosque, Xianxian Mosque, Xiaodongying Mosque and Haopan Mosque.

    Guangzhou Mosque (Masjid) Guide
  • Guangzhou Huaisheng Mosque

    Guangzhou Huaisheng Mosque

    Huaisheng Mosque , also called as Guangta Mosque or Lighthouse Mosque (or Light Tower Mosque), is located in Guangzhou city. It is one of the oldest mosques in China and is one of the four most notable mosques in China with the other three being Yangzhou Crane Mosque...Detail
  • Guangzhou Xianxian Mosque

    Guangzhou Xianxian Mosque

    Guangzhou Xianxian Mosque , located in Guihuagang, is a very famous Islamic historic site . It was first constructed in the third year of Zhenguan, Tang Dynasty (618-907), and now it has a history of more than 1,300 years. Xianxian Mosque covers an area of about 1,860 ...Detail
  • Guangzhou Haopan Mosque

    Guangzhou Haopan Mosque

    The Guangzhou Haopan Mosque is one of the oldest existing mosques in Guangzhou. It is situated in Haopan Street, Renmin Middle Road of Guangzhou. Haopan Mosque covers an area of 1,491 square meters. It was listed as a city- level cultural relics protection unit in 19...Detail
  • Guangzhou Xiaodongying Mosque

    Guangzhou Xiaodongying Mosque

    Located in Xiaodongying Street of Guangzhou, Guangzhou Xiaodongying Mosque is one of the four mosques in Guangzhou. It was first constructed in the Chenghua Period of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and was renovated two times at Qing Dynasty. Xiaodongying Mosque covers an a...Detail