Grand Mosque of Copenhagen

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The Grand Mosque of Copenhagen is a future planned mosque which will be the first purpose-built mosque in Denmark and one of the largest in Europe.[1]

The Tabah Foundation, an Islamic consultancy firm based in United Arab Emirates, is planning to fund a mosque planned by Jan Wenzel and Lars Tuxen. This mosque is expected to cost 427 million euro.[1] The mosque has no minarets and is shaped like a crescent moon. It will serve 3,000 worshipers and feature a multi-cultural center and student housing.[1]

The mosque is planned to be built in Ørestad, Copenhagen.[1] The city is willing to agree to the mosque, but will only allow one of the plans.[2]

On June 2007, several Copenhagen imams participated in a Hizb ut-Tahrir convention. The imams explained that they would like to work on common projects, such as the Grand Mosque, with Hizb ut-Tahrir or any good-willing partner.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d The Grand Mosque of Copenhagen, The Copenhagen Post, April 26, 2007
  2. ^ Mosque designs vie for single site, The Copenhagen Post, May 3, 2007
  3. ^ (Danish) Imamer blåstempler Hizb ut-Tahrir, Berlingske Tidende, June 24, 2007

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