Mevlana Mosque, Rotterdam

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Mevlana Mosque
Basic information
Location Rotterdam, Netherlands
Geographic coordinates 51°55′16″N 4°26′30″E / 51.9212°N 4.4416°E / 51.9212; 4.4416Coordinates: 51°55′16″N 4°26′30″E / 51.9212°N 4.4416°E / 51.9212; 4.4416
Affiliation Sunni Islam
Country Netherlands
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman/Turkish architecture
Completed 2001
Minaret(s) 2
Minaret height 33,8m

The Mevlana Mosque (Dutch: Mevlanamoskee Turkish: Mevlana Camii) is a mosque in northwestern Rotterdam, Netherlands which serves mainly Turkish-Dutch Muslims. The mosque, named after Rumi, was built in 2001 and benefits from two minarets.[1] The mosque was voted as Rotterdam's most attractive building in 2006.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Knippenberg 2005, 102.
  2. ^ Ulzen 2007, 214-215.


  • Knippenberg, Hans (2005), The changing religious landscape of Europe, Het Spinhuis, ISBN 90-5589-248-3 .
  • Ulzen, Patricia van (2007), Imagine a Metropolis: Rotterdam's Creative Class, 1970-2000, 010 Publishers, ISBN 90-6450-621-3 .

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