The Tainan Mosque (Chinese: 台南清真寺; pinyin: Táiběi Qīngzhēnsì) is a mosque in Tainan, Taiwan. It is the sixth mosque in Taiwan, and the first and only mosque in Tainan. The mosque was built in 1996.
History[change | change source]
A land was initially donated by an Chinese Muslim living in the United States to Taipei Grand Mosque. It was then transferred to Kaohsiung Mosque which managed the construction of the Tainan Mosque. Starting in 1983, they collected money for 10 years for the mosque construction, and the construction finally started in 1993 and the mosque was opened in 1996.
Architecture[change | change source]
The mosque has four floors, which consists of prayer hall, shop, meeting room, ablution room and office.