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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Masjid in Taipei

Masjid in Taipei
By: Denni Kurniawan
There are two Masjid in Taipei, they are:

1. Taipei Grand Mosque

Photo by: HendriA
There are two main mosque in Taipei and used as central Muslim activities. Most of brothers and sisters call this mosque as Grand Mosque and Small Mosque. The Grand Mosque location is clearly visible from the wide open space of Taipei’s Daan Park. This mosque was established 1950’s as result of collaboration Taiwanese and Saudi governments, as well as other Muslim nations.

TAIPEI GRAND MOSQUE
Address No 62, section 2, Shinsheng S. Rd, Taipei
Office Phone +886(02)2321-9445
Fax +886 (02) 2393-5283
Website http://www.taipeimosque.org.tw
How to go Take bus from Taipei Main Station. Bus no 18 (25 minutes), bus no 671 (22 minutes), or bus no 643 (20 minutes)


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2. Taipei Cultural Mosque

Photo by: HendriA

Taipei Cultural Mosque originally established around 1940. At that time members met in a Japanese-style residence until urban expansion and increased attendance precipitated a move to the Mosque’s present location. Founder, Akhond Hsiao set up the Mosque as a non-profit organization so it could be a place of worship for all Muslims. This Mosque board decided to put a later endowment from the Muslim world. A five storey building designed by architect Mo-Chun Huang in accordance with Islamic tradition, denoted by five storey building. That building was completed in 1984 and currently houses the Mosque.

TAIPEI CULTURAL MOSQUE
Address No 3 Lane 25 Sec 1 Hsin-hi Rd, Taipei
Office Phone +886 (02) 2367-5421
Fax +886 (02) 2365-2094
Website -
How to go From Taipei Main Station takes MRT to Taipower building, and then takes exit 1.



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