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The Qingjing Mosque is one of the four major mosques along the coastal area of Southeast China. Qingjing Mosque is also called the Shengyou Mosque or the Qilin Mosque. Qingjing Mosque is located in Quanzhou City, Fujian Province. The Qingjing Mosque has a stone carved with Arabic annals that records that the mosque was established in 1009 during the Song Dynasty (960-1279). In the following centuries, some famous Islamic celebrities rebuilt Qingjing Mosque several times. This magnificent mosque covers an area of 2,500 square meters (0.62 acre).

The Qingjing Mosque mainly consists of the Gate Tower, the Main Hall, and the Mingshan Hall. The Gate Tower, which is made of green granites, is connected with the Main Hall. The Wangyue Platform stands on the top of the Gate Tower. A five-storeyed pagoda was built on the platform during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), but was destroyed by earthquake later. The Main Hall has two storeys. The wall of the hall is made of granites and is embedded with two stones carved with the Alcoran. The Mingshan Hall is in the north of the Main Hall and was built in 1609. Originally, the Qingjing Mosque was a good example of Islamic architecture. The ancient history and unique blend of Arabic and Chinese architecture in this holy mosque are sure to linger in your memory long after your visit.
Location: Fuzhou city, Fujian; Opening Hours: 08:00-17:30; Contact number: + 86-10-58968802 Tickets: CNY 3

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