Tainan Mosque

mosque in East, Tainan, Taiwan

The Tainan Mosque (Chinese: 台南清真寺; pinyin: Táiběi Qīngzhēnsì) is a mosque in Tainan, Taiwan. It is the sixth mosque in Taiwan, and the first and only mosque in Tainan.[2] The mosque was built in 1996.

Tainan Mosque
LocationNo. 12, Lane 34, Alley 77, Section 3, Chunghwa East Road, East, Tainan, Taiwan[1]
Geographic coordinates22°58′42.4″N 120°13′42.4″E / 22.978444°N 120.228444°E / 22.978444; 120.228444
Architect(s)Yan Mingguang
Architectural typemosque
CompletedSeptember 1996

History change

A land was initially donated by an Chinese Muslim living in the United States to Taipei Grand Mosque. It was then transferred to Kaohsiung Mosque which managed the construction of the Tainan Mosque. Starting in 1983, they collected money for 10 years for the mosque construction, and the construction finally started in 1993 and the mosque was opened in 1996.

Architecture change

The mosque has four floors, which consists of prayer hall, shop, meeting room, ablution room and office.

References change

  1. "Tainan station". Google Maps. Retrieved 21 April 2014.
  2. "Tainan Mosque, Tainan, , Taiwan - Islamic Centers, Masjids Mosques, Muslim Owned Businesses, Islamic Schools and Colleges". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-11-29.