Periamet Mosque

Periamet Mosque is a mosque situated on Vepery High Road in Chennai, India. The mosque is named after the Periamet neighbourhood in which it is located.

HistoryEdit

The Periamet mosque was constructed in 1838 by hides and skins' dealers, Jamal Moideen Sahib and Roshan NMA Carim Omar and Co. The mosque has been rebuilt twice after India's independence. The structure can accommodate up to 4000 worshipers.

ReferencesEdit

  • Muthiah, S. (2004). Madras Rediscovered. East West Books (Madras) Pvt Ltd. p. 350. ISBN 81-88661-24-4.

Coordinates: 13°05′05″N 80°16′13″E / 13.08468°N 80.27018°E / 13.08468; 80.27018