Beijing Niujie Mosque Travel Guide
Niujie Mosque is by far the largest, oldest and most popular mosque in Beijing, located in Niujie(Ox Street), Xuanwu District in Beijing. It is a spiritual center for 10,000 Muslims, who come here to bathe and warship everyday.
Niujie Mosque was initially built in 996 and was reconstructed and enlarged by the Qing Emperor Kangxi, now covering an area of approximately 6000 square meters. The mosque is a historical and cultural relic that is worth to visit. It is a mixture of Islamic and Chinese cultures. From the outside, its architecture shows traditional Chinese influence while the inside has mostly Islamic decorations.
Why to visit Niujie mosque
- The Niujie Mosque offers visitors not only the chance to admire a truly unique building, but also the opportunity to broaden knowledge about Islam.
- The mosque ranks highly on any visitor to Beijing's itinerary.
Niujie Street has many restaurants that provide you with all kinds of food made of beef. If you like eating beef, you can not miss this place.
|Address(English):||No.18, Niujie, XuanWu District.|
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Ticket: CNY10 / person, CNY2 (locals)
Recommended time for visit: From Monday to Thursday.
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