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A unique mosque with a 1300 years of history. 13000 square meter of compound, with a fanstasticj story or two. Recommend to get an expert guide to bring it life. Free if you can prove you are a Moslem.
As a muslim I have visited many different mosques. This mosque was very unique. It is not a typical mosque with a dome and minarets. The different buildings that are part of the complex are all in traditional Chinese architecture. Instead of other paintings or...More
Unfortunately, the women can't pray in this mosque. But women can visit the mosque though. It's free for muslims. But if you are tourist and not muslim, you have to pay. It's not that expensive for the ticket.
You will love the mosque. Eventhough the...More
I went with my husband and daughter for the prayer of Friday ( we are Muslims) so we didn’t pay the ticket to enter.
The mosque is very old with a traditional chinese architecture and the courtyard is very big. Unfortunately they didn’t allow me...More
This is a picturesque mosque in Xian which was down a small alley off the loud and hustling Muslim Quarter. You will be shocked at how quiet it is in this courtyard compared to the loud street quarter from where you just came. It is...More
It was recommended by our travel consultant. We were so happy that we took this suggestion. The muslim bazaar nearby was amazing and the mosque itself was quiet, peaceful with old Chinese styled buildings and ancient furniture, stone tablets stored in the mosque.
Located behind the busy Muslim Quarter Street is the Ancient Grand Mosque of Xian. With its 4 layered courtyards and various towers in between, it showcases the great synergy between Islamic and Chinese culture. A lot of shops located around this mosque. Be prepared to...More