Dongguan Mosque

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Coordinates: 36°36′55″N 101°47′43″E / 36.6154°N 101.7953°E / 36.6154; 101.7953

Dongguan Mosque
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Basic information
Location Xining, Qinghai, China
Affiliation Sunni Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Completed 1380

Dongguan Mosque (Chinese: 东关清真大寺; pinyin: Dōngguān Qīngzhēnsì) is a mosque in Xining, Qinghai Province, China. It is the largest mosque in Qinghai.


Restored recently, it was originally built in 1380 and has colorful white arches along the outside of the wide building. It has a green and white dome and two tall minarets.[1]

Generals Ma Qi and Ma Bufang controlled the Great Dongguan Mosque when they were military governors of Qinghai.[2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ China. Eye Witness Travel Guides. p. 498.
  2. ^ Stéphane A. Dudoignon (2004). Devout societies vs. impious states?: transmitting Islamic learning in Russia, Central Asia and China, through the twentieth century : proceedings of an international colloquium held in the Carré des Sciences, French Ministry of Research, Paris, November 12-13, 2001. Schwarz. p. 68. ISBN 3-87997-314-8. Retrieved 2010-06-28.