Nur ul-Ihsan Mosque

The Nur ul-Ihsan Mosque was, until 2018, the oldest mosque in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. It was situated 7 km north of the centre of the city.

Nur ul-Ihsan Mosque
Mosque Nur ul-Ihsan.JPG
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Branch/traditionSunni Islam
Location
LocationPhnom Penh, Cambodia
Nur ul-Ihsan Mosque is located in Cambodia
Nur ul-Ihsan Mosque
Shown within Cambodia
Geographic coordinates11°37′49.79″N 104°54′13.21″E / 11.6304972°N 104.9036694°E / 11.6304972; 104.9036694Coordinates: 11°37′49.79″N 104°54′13.21″E / 11.6304972°N 104.9036694°E / 11.6304972; 104.9036694
Architecture
Date established1813
Demolished2018
Minaret(s)1

It was built in 1813[1] by the Cham community. It survived the Khmer rouge regime which transformed it into a pigsty.[2]

In 2018 it has been destroyed and replaced by a mosque called the KM7 Mosque, a Middle Eastern design financed by a donation from Kuwait.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nur ul-Ihsan Mosque, Phnom Penh".
  2. ^ http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2760768-nur_ul_ihsan_mosque_phnom_penh-i[dead link]
  3. ^ Widyono, Benny (2007). Dancing in the Shadows: Sihanouk , the Khmer Rouge, and the United Nations in Cambodia. pp. xvii.
 
Mosque KM7 remplacing the historical mosque.