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Xiguan Mosque
西关清真大寺

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Lanzhou Top 1 in Local History
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Opening Soon Open from 8:00am-7:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: No. 1 Cuiyingmen, Chengguan District, Lanzhou City
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Phone: 0931-8463152

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Lanzhou is a multi-ethnic city, in addition to the main Han, believe in Islam Hui compatriots are many, so there are a lot of unique mosque in Lanzhou, including the halal temple of the West Gate is a high-profile. The temple was first built in the early Ming Dynasty, the courtyard covers an area of 1.194 million square meters, the main hall covers an area of 1102 square meters, and 363 square meters each of the north and south buildings. The Mosque of Mosque in Northwest China was destroyed many times and built continuously. The existing buildings were rebuilt in 1913, rebuilt and expanded in 1946 and rebuilt in 1979. The mosque has both traditional Chinese architecture and the national characteristics of the northwest, the architecture is spectacular and shocking. The halal temple of Xiguan is located in the center of Lanzhou old city. The subway line 1 can be seen from the Xiguan station. It is also close to the scenic spots such as Zhongshan Bridge. It is definitely worth a visit.

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Introduction

Xiguan Mosque of Lanzhou was built for Muslim merchants during either the Ming Dynasty, Hongwu or Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period. The original temple was demolished during the "Cultural Revolution" period, but was later rebuilt in a traditional Arabic-Islamic style in 1986. The Mosque has four floors which include main Hall, lecture hall and offices. The mosque has also had the pleasure of training many Islamic scholars. Every year, more than 100 foreign Muslims come to visit and worship in the mosque.
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