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Pudong Mosque

Pudong Mosque
浦东清真寺
Pudong Mosque.jpg
Religion
Affiliation Sunni Islam
Location
Location No. 375, Yuanshen Road, Pudong, Shanghai, China
Shanghai
Geographic coordinates 31°14′08.9″N 121°31′59.2″E  /  31.235806°N 121.533111°E  / 31.235806; 121.533111 Coordinates: 31°14′08.9″N121°31′59.2″E / 31.235806°N 121.533111°E / 31.235806; 121.533111
Architecture
Type Mosque
Style Arabic
Completed 1935 (original building)

1995 (current building)
Specifications
Capacity 850 worshipers
Interior area 1,650 m2
Dome(s) 4
Minaret(s) 1
Minaret height 40 meters
Pudong Mosque prayer hall

The Pudong Mosque (Chinese: 浦东清真寺; pinyin: Pǔdōng Qīngzhēnsì) is a mosque in Pudong, Shanghai, China.[1]

History [ edit ]

The mosque was originally constructed in 1935 at No. 16 Wujiating, Pudong Avenue. It underwent expansion in 1984 due to its small size. In 1995, the mosque was rebuilt at its present location with the support and funding from Pudong District government.[2]

Architecture [ edit ]

The mosque covers an area of 1,650 m2 which includes a courtyard, prayer hall, imam room, ablution room and office. The building has light-colored exterior with green dome. The main building consists of three floors built with Arabic style of architecture. It has a 40-meter high minaret and three smaller domes. The mosque also features shop selling books, religious materials and food.

The main prayer room can accommodate 500 worshipers with additional prayer room at the back to be opened during Friday prayer that can accommodate 300 worshiper and the female prayer room section that can accommodate 50 worshipers.

Transportation [ edit ]

The mosque is accessible within walking distance north of Yuanshen Stadium Station of Shanghai Metro.

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Pudong Mosque, Shanghai, , China - Islamic Centers, Masjids Mosques, Muslim Owned Businesses, Islamic Schools and Colleges". islamicfinder.org.
  2. ^ "Shanghai Masjid Pudong - iDEALShanghai". idealshanghai.com.
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