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Huaisheng Mosque

No.55 Guangta Road, Guangzhou 510180, China
+86 20 3882 8309
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Not as friendly to visitors as the average Chinese mosque, but maybe interesting for worship b/c of foreign congregants

I was a bit surprised here because usually at mosques there is a friendly doorman/guard, caretaker... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MFinChina
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Shanghai, China
Serene and beautiful

From the reviews we've read that only Muslims are allowed. And so 3 of us who are non-Muslim... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
EileenaLee
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Singapore, Singapore
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No.55 Guangta Road, Guangzhou 510180, China
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+86 20 3882 8309
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a bit surprised here because usually at mosques there is a friendly doorman/guard, caretaker or imam who chats with you, but here, the worker was kind of surly and just grunted at me when I asked if I needed to cover my hair...More

Thank MFinChina
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

From the reviews we've read that only Muslims are allowed. And so 3 of us who are non-Muslim respectfully waited outside for our friend who had gone in to say his prayers. A friendly worshiper who is local, saw us, and graciously invited us into...More

Thank EileenaLee
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Oldest mosque in China. One of a kind. Feeling at peace and at the same time amazed by the architecture of the mosque. Opposite of the mosque you can find a few shops selling halal good n halal groceries. We took bus 233 (1 stop)from...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

One of the mosque you can find in the city. Its exactly across the noor bostan restaurant. Beside, You can find several halal shop nearby. Inside the mosque you can meet nice people there and they were very welcome although they dont speak english well.

1  Thank dinar h
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Lovely small mosque with a proud and friendly grounds keeper. My friend and I met a few other friendly visitors during out visit, including two men from central Asia, one dressed in back. The first man greeted my friend and I warmly as he entered...More

Thank Jack M
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Alhamdulillah. Very nice masjid in Guangzhou. But this is not the masjid of sahaba(Ra) This is different masjid. One halal restaurant just opposite of Masjid.if u r Muslim highly recommend.Jaimei Hotel n one other hotel there. Ximenkou matro just 10 walk.

Thank Amir Hamja R
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This looks like a temple, but only the small inscriptions in a different text reveal that it's a mosque. You won't be made to feel very welcome, with one of the groundsmen demanding (about 2 inches from my face) to know if I was a...More

3  Thank Jarko2015
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is perhaps the oldest mosque of china, which led to the spread of the religion islam in china. This place dates back to more than 1400 years, when the sahaba (followers of the prophet) started their journey around the world to preach the religion...More

1  Thank waqaspai
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

IT was good to know a mausoleum of a sahaaba( a close companion of prophet Mohammad) almost 1400 years is in this mosque. I think every muslim will cherish this place . Definetily worth a visit to this mosque..

Thank faisaldaud
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

I know this mosque is very important because it is the oldest in China but as a non-Muslim it is not welcoming. Churches allow visitors to enter but this mosque is not open for non-muslims. You can see the minaret peeking out over the fence...More

1  Thank Calvin C
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Abdullahkhan98
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Response from Sultana R | Reviewed this property |
Also known as the light house mosque, Huaisheng Mosque was first built in 627, during the Tang Dynasty (618-907), when Islam was introduced to China for the first time. It was invested and constructed by some Arabs and named... More
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