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Mosques in Guangzhou

Tomb of Ancient Sages Mosque

Tomb of Ancient Sages Mosque

Tomb of Ancient Sages Mosque (广州先贤古墓;  Metro line 2 Yuexiu Park Exit B2;  at the end of LanPu Road.) is the largest worship place for Muslim people in Guangzhou. It was first built in the 3rd year (629) of Zhenguan, Tang Dynasty (618-907). The Masque covers an area of about 1,860 square meters including the constructed area of about 1077 square meters. The Masque is a garden-style cemetery which was built to honor of 40 famous Arabic Muslim missionaries. The major architectures are the prayer hall, pavillion, wing-room and other facilities. The prayer hall is a two-floor building, which can hold 3000 people to do prayer. Most of the existing buildings in the temple are the architectural style of Ming Dynasty.

Guangzhou Xiaodongying Mosque

Guangzhou Xiaodongying Mosque

The Xiaodongying Mosque (广州小东营清真寺; Bus 27, 56, 190, 36, 10, 211,191, 66 get of at Cangbian Road bus stop;   Metro line 1 Peasant Movement Institute Exit D;  No.1 XiaoDongYing YueHua Road.) was first built in the Chenghua Period, Ming Dynasty(1368-1644). The mosque has a long history and has a fine cultural tradition. It has serviced as the place for church education and had set up the "Guangzhou Muslim YMCA", and provides the service of the funeral ceremony. The temple covers an area of 600 square meters including constructed 462 square meters. The prayer hall is a building of Chinese palace-style, which covers an area of 153 square meters. The mosque has100 households of Muslim people with a total population of about 300 people. They all are Hui people and follow the Gedi gift.

Haopan Mosque

Haopan Mosque

The Haopan Mosque (广州濠畔清真寺; Bus 4, 38, 82, 86, 31, 61, 102, 103, 110 get off at Daxinlukou bus stop;  378 Haopan Street) was recorded to be built in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It covers an area of 1,491 square meters. The temple is architecture of Southern garden style. The major existing buildings are the main hall and the gate. The gate is facing to the south. The main hall, widening 18.8 meters and deepening 19.6 meters, is located in the west and opposite to the east.

Huaisheng Mosque

Huaisheng Mosque

Huaisheng Mosque (怀圣寺; Bus 56 get off at Guangta Road bus stop;  Metro 1 Ximenkou Exit B;  56 Guangta Road). This is one of the oldest Muslim mosques in China, built in 627. It has a history of more than 1,500 years. The temple covers a total area of 3,000 square meters, including the constructed area of 1,553 square meters and the 400 square meters of main hall. The major architectures are the main hall, moon building, east and west galleries, scripture-stored room, pavillion, Xuanli tower and other facilities. The main hall is located in the center of the courtyard. It is a classical architecture with brackets. In the bright hall, the decoration is simple and the floor is very clean. The Xuanli tower is a cylindrical shape and Arabic-style tower with 36 meters high. The mosque is open to Muslims only and not opens to the general public, but you can take a peek outside.