Address: Jinchengguan Road, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China
Opening Hours: All day
Lanzhou Water Mosque
First built in the third year of the Republic of China, Lanzhou Water Mosque is one of the most famous mosques in Lanzhou. It was badly destroyed during the Cultural Revolution and later reconstructed.
Lanzhou Water Mosque, previously well-known as Kuluwan Mosque, is situated on the southnern bank of Yellow River and is next to White Pagoda Mountain on the north side. Taking a broad view of the mosque from the New Yellow River Bridge, you will find that it looks like an exquisite jade straightly standing in the Yellow River.
The mosque is built in Arabic architectural style with a prayer room covering an area about 488 square meters on the second floor. With the interior walls in faint yellow and olive green, sufficient sunshine inside, you will get a chance to appreciate the solemn and awe-inspiring atmosphere there. Going ouside of the mosque, you will be able to admire the amzing oil painting featured with the beauty of oriental.The dome of the prayer hall is furnitured with colorful lamp bulbs, which will give you a more glistening evening. The mosque is well-equipped for the local Muslims to do prayers and other religious activities.