The Japan Mosque

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The Japan Mosque in Tsushima, Aichi
Bait-ul-Ahad The Japan Mosque.JPG
Baitul Ahad -The Japan Mosque
Basic information
LocationJapan Tsushima, Aichi
Japan
Geographic coordinates35°11′10″N 136°46′22″E / 35.18611°N 136.77278°E / 35.18611; 136.77278Coordinates: 35°11′10″N 136°46′22″E / 35.18611°N 136.77278°E / 35.18611; 136.77278
AffiliationIslam
Branch/traditionAhmadiyya
Architectural description
Architectural typeMosque
Completed2015
Specifications
Capacity500
Dome(s)1
Minaret(s)4

Baitul Ahad -The Japan Mosque (Japanese:ベイトゥルアハドモスク - 日本のモスク) or simply The Japan Mosque is an Ahmadi Muslim mosque, located in Tsushima, on the outskirts of Nagoya, in Aichi Prefecture. Opened on November 20, 2015 by Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the fifth caliph of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the mosque is the largest in the country with a capacity for 500 persons.[1][2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "愛知の新モスク 犠牲者悼む 金曜礼拝" (in Japanese). November 21, 2015. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "Opening ceremony for large mosque is held in Aichi Prefecture". The Japan Times. November 21, 2015. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  3. ^ "国内最大級のモスク、愛知・津島に完成" (in Japanese). TBS News. November 20, 2015. Archived from the original on November 22, 2015. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  4. ^ Penn, Michael (November 28, 2015). "Japan's newest and largest mosque opens its doors". Al Jazeera. Retrieved November 29, 2015.