Lanzhou Xiguan Mosque, West Cross Mosque Lanzhou

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Lanzhou Xiguan Mosque, also known as West Cross Mosque Lanzhou, is a major mosque in Lanzhou. It was first built in Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644). Later on, the mosque went through two big reconstructions in Qing Dynasty ( 1644 – 1911 ).

In 1990, a arabic styled dome was built to add on the original mosque, making the mosque looking more grandeur and solemn. It has become of the most magnificent mosques in China.

Xiguan Mosque is located at the western tip of Zhangye Road, the pedestrian street in Lanzhou. To visit Xiguan Mosque, it is better to be coupled with the visit to Zhangye Road and Chenghuang Miao Antique Market.

First walk along Zhangye Road, and visit the Lanzhou Antique Market, then move on to the western end of Zhangye Road, where you can see the two high and slender tower of the Mosque.

The two high and slender tower of the Mosque.

the two high and slender tower of the Mosque.

The main entrance to Xiguan Mosque

The main entrance to Xiguan Mosque

Inside the courtyard of the West Cross Mosque

 

Inside the courtyard of the West Cross Mosque

 

The grandeur dome of Arabic style looks brilliant!

 

The grandeur dome of Arabic style looks brilliant!

 

Muslim Daily Pray Time

Muslim Daily Pray Time

Fajr (pre-dawn): 5:29 
Dhuhr (noon): 13:25
Asr (afternoon): 06:00
Maghrib (sunset): 08:13
Isha (evening): 09:13

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3 Responses to “Lanzhou Xiguan Mosque, West Cross Mosque Lanzhou”

  1. Ahmad Tuwet says:

    Is there budget hotel near Xiguan Mosque.

  2. admin says:

    You may try Hanting Inn & Hotel (兰州汉庭酒店)
    www.htinns.com/list/lanzhou-hanting

  3. how distance from Lanzhou university says:

    very nice

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