Sheik Karimal Makdum Mosque
|Sheik Karimal Makdum Mosque|
|Location||Simunul, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines|
The Sheik Karim al Makdum Mosque is located in Tubig Indangan, Simunul, Tawi-Tawi. It is the oldest mosque in the Philippines and a National Cultural Treasure. The mosque was built by an Arab trader, Sheik Makhdum Karim in 1380. The original pillars of the old mosque can still be found inside the new building.
- MINDANAW: Oldest mosque needs repair
- Sulu, North Borneo Sultan Hails Senate Bill Declaring RP’s Oldest Mosque As National Shrine, Zamboanga Journal on November 28, 2006
- flickr.com: Oldest Mosque in the Philippines