Hong Kong Kowloon Mosque, known as The Kowloon Masjid and Islamic Centre, is one of the five major mosques in Hong Kong. It covers an area of 1,500 square meters to be the largest mosque and Islamic center in Hong Kong.
Kowloon Masjid and Islamic Center is located in Kowloon Tsim Sha Tsui at the corner of Nathan Road and Haiphong Road next to Kowloon Park. It is quite a beautiful mosque. The whole mosque is built with white marbles with Xuanli towers in the four roof corners, arched doors and windows that are characterized with Islamic styles.
The whole temple is square building of 4 storeys. The top of the building locates a peach-shaped large dome of Arabic style in the size of 9 meters' high and 5 meters' diameter. The four minarets on the four corners of the roof are constructed in the size of 11 meters' high, making this mosque magnificently standing out from those commercial buildings around.
Main buildings of the mosque include the three prayer halls, a community hall, a medical clinic and a library. The main prayer hall is in the first floor, which could accommodate about 1,000 people to do prayers. The prayer hall in the second floor is served specially for women's prayer which is surrounded by a terrace. The mosque could hold a capacity of 3,000 prayers with its three prayer halls. Kowloon Mosque acts as an important place for Muslims in Hong Kong. Only Muslims are allowed into the mosque.