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Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center

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Address: 1-19 Oyamacho, Shibuya 151-0065, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 357900760
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Tokyo Camii, also known as Tokyo Mosque, is a mosque with an adjoining...

Tokyo Camii, also known as Tokyo Mosque, is a mosque with an adjoining Turkish culture center located in the Ōyama-chō district of Shibuya ward in Tokyo, Japan. It is the largest mosque in Japan. The mosque was originally built along with an adjoining school on May 12, 1938 by Bashkir and Tatar immigrants from Russia who had come to Japan after the October Revolution. It was made under the direction of Abdürreşid İbrahim, the first Imam of the mosque, and Abdülhay Kurban Ali. In 1986, the mosque had to be demolished because of severe structural damage. Under the direction and support of Diyanet İşleri Başkanliği a new building was begun in 1998. The architect for the building was Muharrem Hilmi Senalp. The ornamentation was based on Ottoman religious architecture. Around 70 Turkish craftsmen performed the finishing details, and a considerable quantity of marble was imported from Turkey. The construction was completed in 2000. Tokyo Camii is 734 square meters in area. Its main dome is 23 meters tall and is supported by six pillars, while the adjacent minaret is 41 tall.

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It feels like i was in the middle east. So glad to see my brother and sister from many different countries were blend and pray together. Two thumbs up for every parties who are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It feels like i was in the middle east. So glad to see my brother and sister from many different countries were blend and pray together. Two thumbs up for every parties who are involve in developing this place, especially Japan dan Turkish government. Barakallah.. For friday pray, there are 3 languages used: Arabian, English and Japanese. For ladies, the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning. Its a must to visit! Ottaman's structured mosque. Once you step in, you'll feel at peace. Everything is sereneñ. You have to be fully covered to enter the mosque. For ladies bring a scarf with you. Ablution area for ladies is at basement 1.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This stunning mosque in the Ottoman style was a lovely place to visit. Slightly tricky to find from the metro, but once you spotted the minaret it was easy going. We were permitted to stay inside the mosque whilst people prayed, but it was a Sunday. There is a dress code so you will need to be respectfully dressed and... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I vistited this mosque in the last December. A little bit away from the nearest station, Yoyogiuehara, firstly passing through the shopping road and ran across a big street, and walking along the street, I could find the mosque. Taking photos on outer of the building, a man called me in the building, and entered. On the 2nd floor, there... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

An architecture galore and the biggest masjid in Japan. There are around 80 masjids in Japan and many of them are small. With just a few numbers of muslim places then if you are a muslim then make sure to visit it if you have a chance. It's just downtown Shibuya so make sure to squeeze it in before you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Such a wonderful place. Very interesting to walk down a Japanese streetand then after going up a few steps, you feel like you've been transported to Turkey. Very nice, peaceful atmosphere and wonderful people.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Beautiful mosque and spacious praying hall in Tokyo, Japan. Walking distance from the metro station. I went for the Friday prayer and they do sell Japanese food before the Jumaat praying time, therefore you can have your lunch there. After Jumaat praying session they sell delicious Kebab for you to take away as your dinner :-).

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Liege, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Very Beautifull Mescid, good architecture, very Nice place. I visited 2x in Last Year. The Japaneese culture is very open :) ✌🏻️

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Amazingly beautiful Islamic Architecture in the middle of Japan! Stunningly beautiful! Muslims will gather here especially on Fridays for their prayers around 12pm to 2pm.

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Sanaa, Yemen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This place is a piece of Turkey in Tokyo .. Great place to pray for Muslims and for people who are interested in learning more about Islam and is there's library in the ground floor.

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