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Huaisheng Mosque

No.55 Guangta Road, Guangzhou 510180, China
+86 20 3882 8309
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perhaps the oldest mosque of china

This is perhaps the oldest mosque of china, which led to the spread of the religion islam in... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Karachi, Pakistan
Ziyarat for all muslims

IT was good to know a mausoleum of a sahaaba( a close companion of prophet Mohammad) almost 1400... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Varanasi, India
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  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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No.55 Guangta Road, Guangzhou 510180, China
+86 20 3882 8309
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is perhaps the oldest mosque of china, which led to the spread of the religion islam in china. This place dates back to more than 1400 years, when the sahaba (followers of the prophet) started their journey around the world to preach the religion...More

1  Thank waqaspai
Reviewed 29 May 2017

IT was good to know a mausoleum of a sahaaba( a close companion of prophet Mohammad) almost 1400 years is in this mosque. I think every muslim will cherish this place . Definetily worth a visit to this mosque..

Thank faisaldaud
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I know this mosque is very important because it is the oldest in China but as a non-Muslim it is not welcoming. Churches allow visitors to enter but this mosque is not open for non-muslims. You can see the minaret peeking out over the fence...More

1  Thank Calvin C
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Peaceful place, happy to see Muslim from all over the world gather here even though we don't understand the kutbah which is in Chinese language... halal food everywhere Nice Chinese architecture

1  Thank Sultana R
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The oldest mosque in Guangzhou...there is a decent hotel Jia Mei Hotel adjacent to this Mosque and next to the Jia Mei Hotel is a halal restaurant, Abi Waqqas Restaurant, located at Guanta Lu (Road) which is highly recommended. Go for its Mutton Briyani and...More

Thank xlr8mom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

You go back in time when visiting this mosque. It is small and not so spectacular if you have seen the greatest of the world. Would recommend if you have spare time but it is not a must see

Thank Freddy M
Reviewed 27 December 2016

It is a historic and old mosque. This was my first time to China so I am not sure about the conditions of other mosques in China but I found this one to be a bit lacking in terms of its maintenance. Despite that, it's...More

1  Thank Black C
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This is the oldest mosque in southern China whilst some feel it is the oldest in all of traditional China. It is a peaceful place despite a large police presence. On one of the several entrance streets, there are many food stalls selling traditional items....More

5  Thank requedieu
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The sign board there translated in English as Huaisheng Temple.This mosque is very historically for muslim because it was said built by one of sahabiah Saad Abi Waqas r.a.

2  Thank missZaline
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I want there for Friday pray. What an amazing feeling and proud. Muslims from overall the word. You feel happy to see your brothers.

3  Thank Ahmed M
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Response from Sultana R | Reviewed this property |
Also known as the light house mosque, Huaisheng Mosque was first built in 627, during the Tang Dynasty (618-907), when Islam was introduced to China for the first time. It was invested and constructed by some Arabs and named... More