IQNA

15:13 - June 10, 2020
News ID: 3471662
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The oldest mosque in Beijing, China’s capital, was reopened to worshippers with the easing of the coronavirus epidemic in the country.

 

According to eshraag.com website, the Niujie Mosque will every day host worshippers who have registered the day before.

The Niujie Mosque or Beijing Cow Street Mosque is an ancient Muslim place of worship that is thought to be among the oldest and most important mosques in China.  

It was first built in 996 during the Liao Dynasty and was reconstructed as well as enlarged under the Kangxi Emperor (1661–1722) of the Qing Dynasty.

The Mosque is located in the Niujie area of Beijing's Xicheng District, the spiritual center for the 10,000 Muslims living in the vicinity.

 

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