The Japan Mosque

Baitul Ahad -The Japan Mosque (Japanese: ベイトゥルアハドモスク - 日本のモスク) or simply The Japan Mosque is an Ahmadi Muslim mosque, located in Tsushima, on the outskirts of Nagoya, in Aichi Prefecture. Opened on November 20, 2015, by Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the fifth caliph of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the mosque is the largest in the country with a capacity for 500 persons.[1][2][3][4]

Japan Mosque
Bait-ul-Ahad The Japan Mosque.JPG
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Branch/traditionAhmadiyya
Location
LocationTsushima, Aichi, Japan
The Japan Mosque is located in Aichi Prefecture
The Japan Mosque
Shown within Aichi Prefecture
Geographic coordinates35°11′10″N 136°46′22″E / 35.18611°N 136.77278°E / 35.18611; 136.77278Coordinates: 35°11′10″N 136°46′22″E / 35.18611°N 136.77278°E / 35.18611; 136.77278
Architecture
Typemosque
Completed2015
Specifications
Capacity500 worshippers
Dome(s)1
Minaret(s)4

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "愛知の新モスク 犠牲者悼む 金曜礼拝" (in Japanese). November 21, 2015. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "Opening ceremony for large mosque is held in Aichi Prefecture". The Japan Times. November 21, 2015. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  3. ^ "国内最大級のモスク、愛知・津島に完成" (in Japanese). TBS News. November 20, 2015. Archived from the original on November 22, 2015. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  4. ^ Penn, Michael (November 28, 2015). "Japan's newest and largest mosque opens its doors". Al Jazeera. Retrieved November 29, 2015.