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Hohhot Mosque (Great Mosque)

Tongdao South Street, Huimin District, Hohhot 010030, China
+86 471 639 1363
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Oldest mosque in China .

City's teeming Muslim population has been inhabiting here since the 17th century . Temple built in... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Brian T
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Singapore, Singapore
A beautiful building site!

Although you should visit it regardless, as of writing this the main parts of the area are under... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Clive R
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  • Excellent38%
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  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
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14 Jan 2018
“Oldest mosque in China .”
1 Aug 2017
“A beautiful building site! ”
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Tongdao South Street, Huimin District, Hohhot 010030, China
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+86 471 639 1363
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

City's teeming Muslim population has been inhabiting here since the 17th century . Temple built in 1693 and people inside were friendly and inviting when requesting for entry . Many Halal restaurants near mosque , suitable for Muslim travelers .

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Although you should visit it regardless, as of writing this the main parts of the area are under heavy renovation and most buildings are covered in ugly scaffolding. You can still walk around and the area is still fully operational as a mosque.

Thank Clive R
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This mosque both has charms and history. Think of the Muslim travelers of the Silk Road stepping here for praying God and getting protection for the route. Nearby is this strange and huge mosque building that ... isn't a mosque but a meeting and conference...More

Thank didier b
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Much of the mosque is undergoing renovations, but it is still nice to walk by and have a look at the mix if Muslim and Chinese architecture.

Thank Ziggy28104
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Was visiting the Islamic section of Hohhot and went to the mosque during the adhan (call to prayer). It was very peaceful and I felt very welcome. The people there were very friendly and the mosque was well maintained. You should walk the grounds if...More

Thank Dwayne S
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The area is interesting and so is what you can see of the mosque. It is not particularly beautiful, however.

1  Thank Seasondtraveller
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful architecture mixing the Islamic and Chinese styles. It is right in the city centre and surrounded by other Islamic style buildings. A lot of halal food shops right in front as well.

Thank Alain0
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Friendly neighbourhood people to ask for additional info. Beautiful architecture of the musolla prayer room and well kept. Definitely recommend

Thank ElleAwesome
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Hidden behind a small gate (I too thought it was the brash white one on the corner which is actually a club) is the small alley that leads through to the mosque. It's beautiful architecture is worth the visit, won't take long as you can't...More

Thank rosie38c
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This was one of my favorite places when I lived in Hohhot. It's actually surrounded by amazing restaurants and bakers, which is a big part of the appeal. You must try the sweets! I remember these little balls with a core of mashed dates, covered...More

Thank M M
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