Jamia Mosque

Jamia Mosque

Charming, pretty and tucked away in the residential hub of the Mid-Levels, Jamia is Hong Kong’s first mosque, which was built during the 1840s and extended in 1915. Also known as Lascar Temple, the mosque is of rectangular shape, with an arched main entrance and Arabic-style arched windows on all sides.

Hong Kong’s growing Muslim community in Hong Kong currently numbers around 220,000, including 30,000 Chinese Muslims. Of the city’s five mosques, the Kowloon Masjid and Islamic Centre on Nathan Road is the biggest, with a capacity of 3500.

Info
Address:
30 Shelley Street, Central, Hong Kong Island
Tel:
+852 2523 7743
Website:
www.amo.gov.hk
How to get there
Take the Central to Mid-Levels Escalator to the junction of Shelley Street and Robinson Road.
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