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Beijing Dongsi Mosque, Beijing

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  • From the outside it doesn't look like a mosque and there are no english signs showing that it is a mosque. However, when you enter inside , you will see arabic ( quranic) scriptures and a sign that sa...  more »
  • Once was one of the four most-famous mosques in Beijing. But now is very quiet, only a few people go and pray. Newly restored, beautiful interior with typical decorations for mosque in China.  more »
  • This mosque is very near to dongsi station. Go right from the exit and turn right at the junction. Its on the right side of the road. Keep your eyes open or you might miss it. Once you're inside, you'...  more »
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  • We are on a journey. Pleasing Allah is the destination. Obedience to Allah is the fuel.
  • Dongsi mosque, also known as "ming Temple law" in Beijing's Dongsi South Street, Dongcheng District, the 13th, is an Islamic mosque. Now for the Islamic Association of Beijing station. In 1984 is listed as Beijing cultural relics protection unit. Dongsi mosque was built in the Yuan dynasty to six years (1346). Orthodox 12 years of Ming dynasty (1447), the latter dudufu know Chen youliang (Uighurs) donation to rebuild. First year of jingtai of Ming dynasty (1450), the jingtai Emperor Imperial title "mosque" lintel, so the SI Guan SI said. According to records, the square in front of the mosque, square in front of stone bridge, wall as Avenue outside the white stone bridge stands. Dongsi Mosque on a large scale, legend Nan Fang Hutong, Dongsi West Street to the North. West, South, and a number of houses on the north side of the Hall, turned out to be the mosque school, now a vacant lot that is behind the Hall primary school playground, the West side there is a row of the classroom, faculty lounge on the South side of the classroom and the Office. Across a narrow alley behind here, and many classrooms. 15 (1926), founded the school in the mosque inside the mosque. 18 (1929), private school moved from Jinan in Shandong province Peking, as that is the Mosque site. In 1936, the mosque built "Ford Library", originally on the South side of the Hall there is a Western-style brick building, faces six, is the Ford Library Museum. Beijing Islamic Institute was founded here in 1947. Republic of China era, also in the editing and publishing of the monastery of the Moonlight, the Islamic academic journals, such as the Muslim public. The Northwest corner of the back of the Hall, there was a Western-style auditorium, is Muslim people Club. Today, West and South of the building of the Hall (including schools, libraries, clubs, etc) already torn down. After the founding of people's Republic of China, in 1974 and in 2003, the State has provided funding to repair the mosque. Beijing Islamic Association located in the temple. Beijing Institute of Islamic theology was located in the temple. In 1984, the temple was listed as the city's cultural relics protection unit. Dongsi Mosque is now a meeting place of the Islamic Association of Beijing and Muslim places of worship, prayers, festivals. The Imam in the mosque every day except for officiating religious activities, also organized for foreign Muslim wedding ceremonies.
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