Sheik Karimal Makdum Mosque

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Sheik Karimal Makdum Mosque
Basic information
Location Simunul, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
Geographic coordinates 4°54′0″N 119°51′0″E / 4.90000°N 119.85000°E / 4.90000; 119.85000
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Completed 1380
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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.[1]

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