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 area of 1,373 square meters. With a long history of more than 580 years, the mosque has been rebuilt and renovated several times because of the wars.
Beijing Jinshifng Street Mosque is located in the No.63, Jinshifng Street, Xicheng District. The mosque has been used as the place for Muslims' activities for a long time. It is also a place in which the Xicheng Muslim Association located. In the mosque, there are 150 volumes of Arabic classical lections and 100 rolls of Persian classics preserved, which is a precious source that the mosque is proud of.
The famous mosque is broad and grand. It can be divided into several parts with different functions. The main structures are the prayer hall, Xuanli Building, the wing room, the chanting room, the bathroom, the guesthouse, and other facilities. The prayer hall is about 200 square meters. The whole buildings are full of the traditional Ming style and are considered as the best representatives of the traditional mosque in the Ming Dynasty. Additionally, the mosque’s spectacular shape and colorful design make people know more about the architectural style of Ming Dynasty.