Xiaotaoyan Mosque

Xiaotaoyan Mosque

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Xiaotaoyan Mosque

Introduction: Located at Xiaotaoyuan Street in southern Shanghai, the Xiaotaoyan Mosque, also called the Xic..

Tickets:Address: No.52 Xiaotaoyuan Street Fuxing East Road Huangpu DistrictOpening Hour: 4:30--

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Xiaotaoyan Mosque Introduction

Located at Xiaotaoyuan Street in southern Shanghai, the Xiaotaoyan Mosque, also called the Xicheng Mosque , is o­ne of the famous mosques in the city. It was established in 1917 and rebuilt in 1925.

The mosque features the Islamic architectural style in West Asia. Inside the gate there is a rectangular courtyard. o­n the west side of the hall stands the great worship hall of 500 square meters, which can hold 200 worshipers. The main hall has two storeys. In its center there is a vault dome, with the Wangyue Pavilion o­n the top. A three-storeyed hall building stands o­n the eastern side of the courtyard, and there is a library and a reading room o­n the second and the third floor respectively, and a sermon room o­n the first floor. There are the Imam's room, reception rooms, and bathrooms o­n the southern side of the courtyard.

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Since the mosque was founded, it has established several schools, including the Islam Normal School, the Primary School for Muslims, Mingcheng Primary School, Chongben Primary School, and Shanghai Islam Orphanage, etc. From 1920 to 1940, the mosque received and served Islamites who gathered in Shanghai from Shaanxi, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai, Xinjiang, etc., and planned to make a pilgrimage in Mecca. Thus it has become the transfer center for Islamites who want to go to Mecca by sea.

Currently, organizations such as the Management Committee of Mosques in Shanghai, Shanghai Islam Association and so o­n are located in the mosque.

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Address: No.52 Xiaotaoyuan Street Fuxing East Road Huangpu District

Opening Hour: 4:30--20:00

Xiaotaoyan Mosque Transporation

How to get there:No.932 to Fuyou Road Lishuilu Station,No.569 to Henan South  Road Mingxing Street ,No.11\126\736\920\926\930  and Fangchuna Line to People's Road Laobeimen Station,No.24\64\581\715 to Fuxing East Road Yuyuan Station

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