Masjid Abdul Gafoor, Singapore

The mosque features a unique fusion of Moorish, South Indian and Western architectural designs, and it was gazetted as a national monument in 1979. Abdul Gafoor Mosque took over the site and religious functions of the former Al-Abrar Mosque. The area was a lively business hub, so the old mosque largely catered to South Indian merchants. One of its trustees, Abdul Gafoor, a Muslim Tamil chief clerk at a law firm back then, had built shophouses around it and collected enough income to construct a new mosque. He passed away in 1919 as the sole trustee of the mosque and its related properties. Today, Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS) - also known as the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore - owns the mosque.
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  • Guide me to took. It is a quiet Mosque is a bit secluded. From the line in yellow soil is prohibited. Socks were OK, but since I went with bare feet. Unlike Hindu temples, is a simple, quiet and sacred atmosphere. Person praying during there is readily put in the pictures I took. Nearest to, when it was a valuable experience so why don't you visit.
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  • This mosque is still used as a school for teaching and follows the Muslim way of teaching males and females separately. Worth Seeing.  more »
  • I walked from the sliviramakariaman Temple. Walk and 10-bit. I think from raucher station takes 10 minutes. Just see the look that did not come true because it was early in the morning to walk into 10-minute staff. With the atmosphere of the mosques I think Unlike European style building in elegant shades, wonderful. Because this area is very large building with a nice atmosphere to explore and recommend the.
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  • Very beautiful architecture of the masjid. Peaceful atmosphere over here. Many visitors often visit here. Ladies prayer section is also available. Managed by Tamil people. Neat and clean
  • This place is inside little india area and you can spot easily from street. They have tour schedule for travelers who is interested to this mosque.
  • If you're looking for a tamil bayan for Friday masjid then this is the place for you. Available for visitors most of the time. Masjid is air conditioned. Every Thursday there is a bayan. Available nearby many good restaurants and nearby three MRT's (Rochor, Little India, Jalan Besar).
  • Nearest prayer hall for muslim traveller taking CW2 bus operated by Causeway Link to Malaysia via bus station nearby. Convenient facility with water cooler drink to refill drinking bottle.
  • This masjid has here and there sculptures. Green and yellow tones simply enriched the whole lovely architecture. The rooms are clean and neat. The non Moslem tourist could enter the masjid but only to the allowed section. If we stepped up to the roof we can find the top part of it which looks like a full-sculptures-small compartment.

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