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Address: Tongdao South Street, Huimin District, Hohhot 010030, China
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Small but Beautiful

Much of the mosque is undergoing renovations, but it is still nice to walk by and have a look at the mix if Muslim and Chinese architecture.

Reviewed 25 January 2017
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Beijing, China
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

This mosque both has charms and history. Think of the Muslim travelers of the Silk Road stepping here for praying God and getting protection for the route. Nearby is this strange and huge mosque building that ... isn't a mosque but a meeting and conference hall. Not to mention the nearby streets with street vendors and excellent products from around... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Much of the mosque is undergoing renovations, but it is still nice to walk by and have a look at the mix if Muslim and Chinese architecture.

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Auburn, Maine
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63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Was visiting the Islamic section of Hohhot and went to the mosque during the adhan (call to prayer). It was very peaceful and I felt very welcome. The people there were very friendly and the mosque was well maintained. You should walk the grounds if you are in the area.

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Paris
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574 reviews
325 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The area is interesting and so is what you can see of the mosque. It is not particularly beautiful, however.

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Taiwan
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful architecture mixing the Islamic and Chinese styles. It is right in the city centre and surrounded by other Islamic style buildings. A lot of halal food shops right in front as well.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Friendly neighbourhood people to ask for additional info. Beautiful architecture of the musolla prayer room and well kept. Definitely recommend

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Ware, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Hidden behind a small gate (I too thought it was the brash white one on the corner which is actually a club) is the small alley that leads through to the mosque. It's beautiful architecture is worth the visit, won't take long as you can't enter the prayer halls. The minaret is stunning. Surrounded by very vivacious muslim food shops... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This was one of my favorite places when I lived in Hohhot. It's actually surrounded by amazing restaurants and bakers, which is a big part of the appeal. You must try the sweets! I remember these little balls with a core of mashed dates, covered in crushed peanuts. Also great La Mian, freshly roasted chestnuts, etc. One thing that stood... More 

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Thank M M
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

A mosque that shows a mix of muslim with Chinese architecture. Nice place to visit. Architecture is unique.

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Thank Yean C
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Had some trouble finding the place, it's actually discreet in its entrance. At first we thought the building next door was the one! It's quiet, most of the buildings are inaccessible to visitors so it'll take nothing more than quarter hour to look around. But worth a visit if you're in the area anyway, some great food on offer down... More 

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