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Here is Kenya's Biggest Mosque Which Has The Capacity of a Small Stadium

Islam is one of the biggest religions that we have in not just Kenya but the rest of the world and this gives it some few priorities.

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One of those priorities is building the biggest mosque in the country that is located in the capital, Nairobi with the capacity of a small stadium.

Islam was introduced into the country by Arab traders in the coast of Mombasa hundreds of years ago and since then, it has grown quite extensively to cover almost every part of kenya.

There's no town that you wouldn't visit in this country without finding a mosque where faithfuls of Islam worship peacefully.

One of its biggest structures is located in the capital city of Nairobi and you would not fail to notice it if you walked by.

The Mosque

Jamia Mosque in Nairobi is the biggest mosque in the country and is nestled between the busy streets of the capital.

It was founded and first built by Syed Maulana Abdullah Shah between 1902 and 1906.

This makes it one of the oldest structures in the City's capital at Banda Street in Nairobi's Central Business District.

The architect of the beautiful structure is William Landels and the style of building is the Classic Arabic Islam.

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Jamia Mosque in the Central Business District of Nairobi has the capacity if accommodating about 5000 faithfuls at a single event.

This means that it is roughly the size of a small European or local stadium in the country.

It contains a library and a training institute where one can learn Arabic, introductory computing and cloth making.

However, compared to the biggest church in Kenya, Jamia Mosque is a small since the capacity of the church is 12000 congregants at one particular time.

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Islam Jamia Mosque Mosque Nairobi Syed Maulana Abdullah Shah


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