Jamia Mosque

Currently Open [Closes at 10:30 pm]
  • Address: Banda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 10:30 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Mosque, Religious Site, Library, Family And Kids, Architecture

The Jamia Mosque is a mosque spotted on Banda Street, Nairobi, Kenya in the Central Business District. The mosque is one of Kenya's generally unmistakable religious structures, and is the most critical mosque in the nation. It was built and established by Syed Maulana Abdullah Shah between the years 1902 and 1906. He was renowned to have been an exceptionally devout man and up until today he is recalled each year by Muslims. The Mosque has been broadened and renovated since its unique development. There is a large and facilitated lobby inside the old part and sections of the Jamia Mosque. The adjoining aspects provide the perspective of primary petitions in honour of the God, along with the publicly requested God’s corridor. The tower inside the Jamia Mosque and the Patio are the much famous architectural components. Nairobi's Jamia Mosque is a ravishing building featuring the characteristics of the Arabic Muslim style. It depicts a standard structural style with far reaching utilization of marble and engravings from the Quran, and the customary line of shops along with a multipurpose center and a drug store down one side to add to the rental earnings for its upkeep. The mosque is conspicuous and distinctly recognizable by its 3 silver vaults, and two twin minarets. It holds a library and a preparation establish where one can study Arabic, and enhance themselves starting figuring and material making.

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  • Jamia Mosque Address: Banda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Jamia Mosque Timing: 06:00 am - 10:30 pm
  • Jamia Mosque Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Jamia Mosque(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jamia Mosque: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 28.66% of people who visit Nairobi include Jamia Mosque in their plan

  • 45.71% of people start their Jamia Mosque visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Jamia Mosque

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

90.63% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jamia Mosque

People normally club together Kenyatta International Conference Center and Imax while planning their visit to Jamia Mosque.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Had a great time during the Open Day on 27/10/2018. Great hospitality. I can only hope they come to the knowledge and acceptance of Christ's salvation.

  • One of the oldest mosques in Nairobi. It also serves as a meeting point in the city center for friends during work breaks. All sorts of snacks and food available around.

  • Mashallah. This masajid is awesome with ample space to pray in. Has water springs making it one of the most beautiful mosques in town. Wifi available. Parking space available too.

  • Allahu akbar best place for worshiping Allah, silent environment and peaceful

  • A great place to buy spices and sweets too which are really tasty.

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