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The doors were locked but you could glimpse the old ruins from the street. It’s worth going for the... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Mischelle G
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Oldest mosque in China

Supposedly the oldest mosque in China. We didn’t go inside as it was closed when we arrive. The... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
JoeCool_KL
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Kuala Lumpur
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Tumen St, Quanzhou, China
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The doors were locked but you could glimpse the old ruins from the street. It’s worth going for the history and because it’s near the rest of the temples.

Thank Mischelle G
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Supposedly the oldest mosque in China. We didn’t go inside as it was closed when we arrive. The mosque is located very near the Kaiyuan temple and also the Kuan Kong temple.

Thank JoeCool_KL
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Not very much to see, but it's very presence alone will intrigue every visitor. This mosque is the oldest in this part of the world. Much older than any mosque in Indonesia and Malaysia. It was completed in the beginning of the 11th century. Islam...More

Thank Visoot P
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The old mosque has historical interest but there's not much to see and not much in the way of any museum type displays. Allow 15 minutes max in fact on the way to other temples. The stone work is mostly there but the roof is...More

Thank Instantcalmer
Reviewed 23 November 2016

5.The Qingjing Mosque is located in the central part of Quanzhou downtown. The Mosque is the earliest existing one of the Islamic architecture in China. Also, It is the earliest existing and the oldest with the Arab architectural style of the Islamic Temple in China....More

Thank 文博 施
Reviewed 16 October 2016

You are free to roam about and take pictures so long as you do not walk into the prayer hall (whether a solat is in session or not). The only oddity is that they charge an entrance fee.

Thank EweAun
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Good place to visit , it show the history and how muslim arrive China and when they arrive. I really was surprised to know that this mosque was built in 1009 which means 1007 years ago too long,

Thank cghridou
Reviewed 24 August 2016

While walking along Tumen Street, one passes by the QIngjing Mosque gatehouse, as well as the outer part of the Fengtian Hall (奉天壇), which was once the main prayer hall of the mosque. After an earthquake, it's not used anymore. There's a nearby modern mosque...More

Thank 3lgdz
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This Mosque is over a thousand years old. Built around 595 - 605 AD now stands in ruins. Not much to see for those who do not like history but a lot to learn about how the Arab arrived in China in the early years.

Thank RS8888
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Very peaceful mosque with an interesting history and clearly still well used. It's also set in an interesting area to wander about. The tiny shop is worth a stop, it's well priced and we bought several Islamic/Chinese cups and a tea set.

Thank ZZoee
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