Mosque of Segrate

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Mosque of Segrate
Moschea di Segrate
The Mosque of Segrate.jpg
Basic information
Location Segrate, Lombardy, Italy
Affiliation Sunni Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Completed 28 May 1988

The Mosque of Segrate (Italian: Moschea di Segrate), also known as Masjid al-Rahmàn or Mosque of the Merciful, is a mosque in Segrate, Italy, located on the border to the Milano Due suburb. It was the first mosque with a dome and minaret to be built in Italy after the demolition of the last mosques in Lucera in 1300. The mosque opened on 28 May 1988, and it has been, ever since, Milan's most important mosque and the second-most important mosque in Italy after the Mosque of Rome.

The mosque depends on the cultural association "Muslim Centre for Milan and Lombardy", which publishes one of the most important Muslim magazines in Italian, Il messaggero dell'Islam ("The Messenger of Islam").[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mosque of Segrate, Segrate | CitySeeker". cityseeker. Retrieved 2018-02-02. 

Coordinates: 45°29′26″N 9°15′39″E / 45.49056°N 9.26083°E / 45.49056; 9.26083