Suleymaniye Mosque (London)

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Suleymaniye Mosque
Suleymaniye Mosque London, E2.jpg
Basic information
Location Dalston, London, United Kingdom
Affiliation Islam
Website http://www.suleymaniye.org/
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman/Turkish architecture
Completed 1999
Minaret(s) 1

The Suleymaniye Mosque (Turkish: Süleymaniye Camii) is a mosque at Kingsland Road in London, United Kingdom which serves mainly the British Turks community.[1] The mosque was funded by the UK Turkish Islamic Cultural Centre and the construction began in 1995 and was finally opened to the public in October 1999. With a total floor space of 8,000 square metres, the total capacity of its Ottoman style mosque is 3,000 people.

The mosque includes a conference and wedding hall, guest rooms, class rooms, and funeral service facilities as well as accommodation for the staff. It also has a popular canteen which has become something of a local land-mark and is becoming one of London's key Islamic centres.[2]

Prince Charles visited the mosque in 2001.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ London Borough of Hackney. "UK Turkish Islamic Cultural Centre / Suleymaniye Mosque". Retrieved 2008-12-20.
  2. ^ "London's Mosques". Masud.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-23.
  3. ^ BBC. "Prince Charles visits victims' friends". Retrieved 2011-02-06.

External links

  • Official website (in English)

Coordinates: 51°32′07″N 0°04′36″W / 51.5352°N 0.0768°W / 51.5352; -0.0768


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