Dongguan Mosque in Xining is the center of religious activities for more than 100,000 Muslims in Xining City. It is the largest and has a long history in Qinghai Province. It is also known as the four major mosques in Northwest China, together with the famous Xi'an Huajue Temple, Lanzhou Qiaomen Temple and Xinjiang Kashgar Etikal Mosque. Everyone has their own inner yearnings or beliefs. The Dongguan Mosque is mostly the spiritual support of Xining Muslims. Generally, it is open after 8 o'clock. Friday is the main Mahjong Day. We need to pay attention to the time. Generally speaking, it is free. However, some tourists charge ticket fees ranging from 10 to 25. There will be free explanations for tourists to learn more about Muslim beliefs. The best thing to do is to dress down. Girls should not wear short skirts and shorts. So should men. It's better to ask for a close-up photograph. In addition, I would like to recommend the next lane, there are many special and authentic snacks, delicious and inexpensive, such as five small pieces of fermented peel, ten large pieces, three small pieces of yogurt, ten large pieces, 10 +, and some fruits, residents'daily necessities, even if just walking around, you can feel the more pure local customs. Pay attention to the friends who are predestined to enjoy themselves and eat happily.
Xining can be called the summer capital of China, the hottest summer is no more than 20 degrees. People generally regard it as a transit station to Tibet or Qinghai Lake. Although there are not many scenic spots in the city, it is worth transferring. Especially, several large mosques, Magnificent Mosques and lofty minarets are shining and irreplaceable unique cultural symbols and spiritual Totems of Xining City. Mosque. Typical Chinese palace architecture style, located in the downtown area south of the busy Dongguan Street, has a lot of buses. Remember that it was the closest to get off at Beixiaojiekou Station. I walked past the Nanguan Mosque on foot, just 10 minutes away. No tickets, monasteries with classical, European, Albanian and other architectural styles, unique and magnificent, elegant and harmonious. The worship hall in the middle of the temple is the largest building in the temple, which can accommodate 10,000 people to worship at the same time. The Tibetan gold vase on the top of the palace was presented by the Lama of Labrang Temple in Gansu Province. Tourists are not allowed to enter the worship hall, and other places for lectures are not allowed to enter, but they can be viewed and photographed from the doorway. Every Friday, the main linen gathering ceremony is the Sunday of the Hui people in Xining, and the scene is very spectacular. After leaving the mosque, you can walk to Nanguan Mosque and Yangjiazhuang Mosque, just a few blocks apart. The lectures at Guan Mosque are free, but if you want to make up 20 people, you must listen to them when you have a chance.
The first time I walked into a mosque in China, there were five worship activities in the mosque every day. The believers were very pious. In order to match the overall environment, I also bought a worship cap at the door. Mosque is not big, but the building is very characteristic, is a combination of Han, Hui and Tibetan architectural styles. When visiting a mosque, male comrades should not wear shorts or drink alcohol. When entering a mosque, female comrades should wear long gowns on the left-hand side of the door.
Dongguan Mosque is a famous building in the ancient city of Xining. It has been destroyed many times in history and built continuously. The existing buildings were rebuilt in 1913, rebuilt and expanded in 1946 and rebuilt in 1979. It is one of the great mosques in Northwest China. Everywhere in the temple and the whole temple, it is simple and elegant, solemn and solemn, full of strong Islamic characteristics, and belongs to the provincial cultural relics protection unit. Dongguan Mosque is beautifully built and the staff are warm and kind. The explanation is very good, because the relationship between time did not complete the whole process, but also benefit.
There are many mosques in Xining, but the most famous one is the Dongguan Mosque in the east of the city. Most visitors to Xining have heard of it. It's still used for religious activities, so every time we go to church, there are believers coming. Visitors can come in for a non-weekly visit. Inside the very tall Arabic architecture, you can see three archway-like buildings, followed by a large open space for Muslims to pray. There are also Chinese-style palaces on the front, and religious people can also enter the inner worship. Non-religious people can see the inside through the window outside the door. There are also two floors of small buildings on both sides of the square, which are exhibition halls and office buildings.
From August 25, 2015, I wandered around the city of Xining for a day. I have to say that the Grand Mosque is great. The teachings of Islam and Muslims are very Nice. It is very reasonable to see some teachings of filial piety to parents and respect for the elderly written on the small blackboard in the temple. It's a weekday. There are many old people in it, just like the old people's activity center. Grandpa is very kind. We suggest to go to Huimin Fair on the left side of the main entrance. It's very good. From fruit snack barbecue to medicinal daily necessities, presbyopic glasses! And Huichun Danha Haha! Above!
Free Scenic Spot, one of the landmarks of Xining City, is located in the center of Xining City. The traffic is very convenient. Nearby is a Hui community, a place of worship for Hui people, and also a famous tourist attraction in Xining City. It is a good place to understand Hui culture and Islamic culture. The Hui people inside are very enthusiastic and guide us to visit temples. People of different nationalities and religious beliefs can visit here. To live in harmony.
Apart from Friday worship, all the others are free and open. It is the largest mosque in Xining. It happened to meet the Gurban Festival in September 12, 2016. I feel lucky to have a glimpse of the spectacular scenes. Although there are other mosques in Xining, it was not until I saw Gurbang that I understood the status of Dongguan Grand Mosque.
Mosque is a famous building in the ancient city of Xining and one of the great mosques in Northwest China. The temple is built in a magnificent way and sits in the west to the east. It has the architectural characteristics of Chinese classical architecture and national style. It has beams, colorful eaves and brilliant gold. The hall is spacious, tall and bright. It can accommodate more than 3000 Muslims to worship at the same time.
Worth strolling around the mosque. There are some interesting shops around. The mosque itself is nice and is well worth a visit.