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Huaisheng Mosque

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Oldtown spirit

to know an old guangzhou, a visit to neighbourhood of metro ximenkou is a must here i have my... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Great architecture

I visited this mosque twice during my 5 days travel. Once to perform Asar and Maghrib prayer and... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
Ipoh, Malaysia
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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

to know an old guangzhou, a visit to neighbourhood of metro ximenkou is a must here i have my meals and pay a visit to one of unesco site The Huaisheng Mosque at Guangta Road fascinating!

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

I visited this mosque twice during my 5 days travel. Once to perform Asar and Maghrib prayer and another to perform Zuhur and Asar prayer. To find the mosque, it is quite easy and in a walking distance from Ximenkou Station. Just follow direction from...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Akmal92
Reviewed 17 November 2015

The mosque in Guangta Road (Guangta Lu) is said to be one of the oldest mosque in China. As such it is a must visit for Muslims who visit Guangzhou. As stated by other reviewers, there is a security guard stationed at the entrance. So,...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Jainurin J
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Despite the fact that the mosque is one of the oldest in China, it is well maintained and active with activities. There were children martial arts lessons and adult religious section going on when I was there.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Very historic mosque, Friday prayer was amazing , the muslims comes to pray all over the city , very very old mosque, somebody said that there is a tomb of companion of Prophet PBUH

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank worldgypsetraveller
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Said to be founded in 627, this present mosque dates from the Qing dynasty and is a must visit for me, even as a non Muslim. The architecture is simply stunning and absolutely worth seing. Make sure you dress suitebly if you come and visit...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank DjangoDjango
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This mosque is a little off the tourist radar and I got the distinct impression from the security guard, that they would like to keep it that way. The mosque has several interesting features and the gates are lovely. What is amazing, is that the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We have planned our visit on Friday so that the boys can joined the Friday prayer. It was an amazing experience to see muslim from all walk of life and nationalities gather here. Of course it was huge crowd and the boys were unable to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank fadhilahm
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Muslim travellers, this is the only mosque in guanzhou and definitely an eye catching masjid. historic and very well built!

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank amohammed828
Reviewed 19 February 2015

The mosque located just in front of our hotel, it is very calm and beautiful mosque and comparatively small if compare with Saad Waqa Mosque. The prayer hall, the azan prayer and the surrounding environment make you feel peaceful and calm, and this is just...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank klepot
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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