Address: No,3 Lane, Changde Road, Putuo District, Shanghai, China
Opening Hours: All day
Shanghai Huxi Mosque
Located in Putuo district of Shanghai, Huxi Mosque was first built in the year of 1921 and rebuilt after the establishment of the People’s Republic of China. It was originally located in Xikang Road, and then it was moved to Changde Road in 1992. It is one of the main mosques in Shanghai.
It is recorded that Huxi Mosque was built because of a group of Muslims from other provinces living together in Xikang Road. They rent a house to do prayer. Then in 1921 they built the original Huxi Mosque with the help of other Muslims.
Covering an area of 1,667 square meters, it consists the main buildings of prayer hall teaching room and guesthouse. The two-storey prayer hall is constructed with arched gate and domed roofs. There are also many other facilities like men's bathroom women's bathroom, scripture hall, reception hall and other service halls. The prayer hall connects to other buildings through the corridors. There stands a minaret in the prayer hall which is about 25 meters high. In the front and back courtyards, there facilited with colored fountains which adds more highlights to the mosque. On the top of the courtyard, there constructed with 6 domes, among which 3 are equipped with crescent symbols.