Worship Mosques

Mecca Masjid :

Makka Masjid is one of the important mosques in Chennai city. Hundreds of worshippers can be accom-modated in this mosque at a time. This mosque is situated heart of the city behind Baba Hasarth Syed Moosa Hadari Darga, 822 Anna Salai, Chennai-600002.

Masjid Mamoor :

This is a mosque sacred to Muslims living in Mannady area in Chennai. It was first built in 18th centuary. Later it was reconstructed in granite by the Nawab of Arcotís family in the late 19th centuary. Recent architectural additions are the unique two-pillar supports and the outer walls. Over five thousand worshippers can be accom-modated in this mosque at a time. Location at Angappan Naicken Street, Muthialpet, Chennai - 600001. Ph : 25234343.

The Grand Mosque :

This Grand Mosque was built by Nawab aWallajah Mohamed Ali, Grand Father of the present incumbent of Amir Mahal and the Prince of Arcot. In surrounding area maximum number of Muslim peoples were living here. This is supposed to be bigger than Delhi Juma Masjid and is situated in Triplicane, Chennai - 600 005.

Thousand Lights Mosque :

Situated in the heart of city and facing with heavy traffic and busiest place in chennai. This is a beautiful cream-colored, multi-domed mosque with walls bearing recently-painted sayings from the Holy Koran. It stands at the junction of Mount Road and Peters Road in an area known as Ayiramvilakku, which derives its name from the ancient practice of profusely lighting this triangular wedge of hallowed Muslim buildings. The original mosque was constructed here by Nawab Umdat-ul-Umrah in 1800 for the assemblage of Shias during Muharram mourning. Ph : 28518195.



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