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This mosque is popularly known as the "Red Mosque". It is situated in the most busiest shopping markets of Colombo, known as central street. It is most unusual and unlike any other mosques, as the frontal structure strikes you as a Church, rather than a...More
Was built in the very beginning of the 20th century and its design and the colour contrasts strikingly with the surrounding atmosphere. Women are not allowed to go inside the building, but may enter the courtyard. Would be worthwhile if you enjoy architecture.
This masjid is very beautiful and clean. It has separate entrance and prayer areas for male and female worshipers. All tourists are welcome through the main entrance. However on Sundays the shops are close and so is the masjid, only the men section is open....More
Nice mosque to see from outside as by the time we were there it was closed. They have told us it is opened to visit to women too which is a plus. Easy to reach and on the way from main market and other attractions...More
Response from independantice | Reviewed this property |
When we visited the ladies area was being renovated or only opened at certain times
So we could only go to the front courtyard
Its a beautiful masjid very different still worth a visit even if you don't get a chance to pray
Response from akberchoudhry | Reviewed this property |
No, this mosque is not near the airport, it is in Colombo. If your question is that is there some other mosque near Bandaranaike International Airport, then their is a prayer room inside the airport itself, near the... More
No, this mosque is not near the airport, it is in Colombo. If your question is that is there some other mosque near Bandaranaike International Airport, then their is a prayer room inside the airport itself, near the departures area.