Jamia Mosque

Hong Kong

Also called Lascar Mosque after the Indian sea people it was originally built for, Hong Kong's oldest mosque is a mint-green beauty now dwarfed by the Mid-Level high-rises. The first mosque on this site was erected in 1849 and called Mohammedan; the one here today was built in 1915. Non-Muslims can enter on casual guided tours during opening hours, or just drop by to admire its facade from the terrace. Jamia Mosque is accessible from the Central–Mid-Levels Escalator.

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