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
东关清真寺
Dongguan mosque.jpg
Basic information
Location Xining, Qinghai, China
Affiliation Sunni Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Completed 1380
Dongguan Mosque prayer hall

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

History[edit]

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]

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