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Mosques in Guangzhou

The Tomb of the Ancient Sages Mosque

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The Tomb of the Ancient Sages Mosque is the largest worship place for Muslim people in Guangzhou. It was first built in the 3rd year (629) of Zhenguan, Tang Dynasty (618-907). The Masque covers an area of about 1,860 square meters including the constructed area of about 1077 square meters. The Masque is a garden-style cemetery which was built to honor of 40 famous Arabic Muslim missionaries. The major architectures are the prayer hall, pavilion, wing-room, and other facilities. The prayer hall is a two-floor building, which can hold 3000 people to do prayer. Most of the existing buildings in the temple are the architectural style of the Ming Dynasty.

Add: At the end of LanPu Road
How to get there: Metro line 2 Yuexiu Park Exit B2

 

Guangzhou Xiaodongying Mosque

Guangzhou Muslim | Guangzhou Mosque - Guangzhou Xiaodongying Mosque

The Xiaodongying Mosque was first built in the Chenghua Period, Ming Dynasty(1368-1644). The mosque has a long history and has a fine cultural tradition. It has serviced as the place for church education and had set up the "Guangzhou Muslim YMCA", and provides the service of the funeral ceremony. The temple covers an area of 600 square meters including constructed 462 square meters. The prayer hall is a building of the Chinese palace-style, which covers an area of 153 square meters. The mosque has100 households of Muslim people with a total population of about 300 people. They all are Hui people and follow the Gedi tradition.

Add: No.1 XiaoDongYing YueHua Road
How to get there: 
1. Bus 27, 56, 190, 36, 10, 211,191, 66 get off at Cangbian Road bus stop;   
2. Metro line 1 Peasant Movement Institute Exit D;

 

Guangzhou Haopan Mosque

Guangzhou Muslim | Guangzhou Mosque - Guangzhou Haopan Mosque

The Haopan Mosque was recorded to be built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It covers an area of 1,491 square meters. The temple is an architecture of Southern garden style. The major existing buildings are the main hall and the gate. The gate is facing to the south. The main hall, widening 18.8 meters and deepening 19.6 meters, is located in the west end.

Add: 378 Haopan Street;
How to get there:
Bus 4, 38, 82, 86, 31, 61, 102, 103, 110 get off at Daxinlukou bus stop;

 

Guangzhou Huaisheng Mosque

Guangzhou Muslim | Guangzhou Mosque - Guangzhou Huaisheng Mosque

Huaisheng Mosque is one of the oldest Muslim mosques in China, it's built in 627. It has a history of more than 1,500 years. The temple covers a total area of 3,000 square meters, including the constructed area of 1,553 square meters and the 400 square meters of the main hall. The major architectures are the main hall, moon building, east and west galleries, scripture-stored room, Pavillion, Xuanli tower and other facilities. The main hall is located in the center of the courtyard. It is a classical architecture with brackets. In the bright hall, the decoration is simple and the floor is very clean. The Xuanli tower is a cylindrical shape and an Arabic-style tower with 36 meters high. The mosque is open to Muslims only and not opens to the general public, but you can take a peek outside.

Add: 56 Guangta Road
How to get there:
1. Bus 56 get off at Guangta Road bus stop;
2. Metro 1 Ximenkou Exit B; 56 Guangta Road).