Dalian Mosque

The Dalian Mosque (simplified Chinese: 大连市清真寺; traditional Chinese: 大連市清真寺; pinyin: Dàlián Shì Qīngzhēnsì) is a mosque in Xigang District, Dalian, Liaoning, China. It is located at 96 Beijing Jie. Construction began in 1922, and was completed in 1925. The ahong of the mosque, Hajji Bai Yunxing (白云兴), has served as ahong since 1958, with the exception of the period during the Cultural Revolution until 1979 when the mosque did not operate.[1] As of 2005, it was one of ten mosques in the city of Dalian.[2]

Dalian Mosque
大连市清真寺
Religion
AffiliationSunni Islam
Location
LocationXigang, Dalian, Liaoning
Dalian Mosque is located in Liaoning
Dalian Mosque
Shown within Liaoning
Geographic coordinates38°54′58.1″N 121°36′46.2″E / 38.916139°N 121.612833°E / 38.916139; 121.612833Coordinates: 38°54′58.1″N 121°36′46.2″E / 38.916139°N 121.612833°E / 38.916139; 121.612833
Architecture
TypeMosque
Groundbreaking1922
Completed1925

TransportationEdit

The mosque is accessible within walking distance southeast of Xianglujiao Station of Dalian Metro.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 大连市清真寺 (in Chinese (China)). Ministry of Culture. 2004-06-28. Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2010-09-11.
  2. ^ 宗教概况 (in Chinese (China)). Dalian Ethnic Affairs Commission. Archived from the original on 2011-01-26. Retrieved 2010-09-11.