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Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center

Address: 1-19 Oyamacho, Shibuya 151-0065, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-5790-0760
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Ranked #11 of 65 Attractions in Shibuya
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 7:00 pm

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

As you may know that Islam is not very popular religion in Japan particularly therefore for us Moslem we found very difficult to perform pray in proper place until we found this mosque. This beautiful mosque is organized by Turkey community. It is a big mosque and full with beautiful ornaments inside. It also has function room downstairs where they... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

For most Muslim, it would be incomplete if they go thousands of miles away from home and not visit a Mosque from another country. Since it's the only Mosque in Tokyo, it's worth visiting and experience the culture there.

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Pattani City, Thailand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

not far from train station, very beautiful decoration , very calm place if you are muslim , it's recommended.

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Bangi, Malaysia
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25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We walk about less than 500m from Yoyogiuehara station to this mosque. The beautiful Turkish architecture reminds me of Istanbul especially with it dome, minarets and marble finishing on its structures. There is an exhibition hall below the main hall which can be accessed from the outside entrance. Quite full of activity which I've seen at the notice board, they... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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60 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Tokyo Camii or Tokyo Mosque, is located in Shibuya, Oyamacho. The Mosque is a part of Turkish culture center today. The history of this place is interesting i.e. The mosque was originally built as a school in 1938 by Tatar immigrants from Russia who fled to Japan after the October Revolution. There are about 80 mosques in Japan and this... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We arrived just in time for the Asar prayer and there were less crowd except for a small tour group. I was amazed by the Mosque design both externally and internally. The mosque is compact and located in residential area and very quiet and peaceful. I could not find Halal restaurants in the neighbouring area though. The mosque is about... More 

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Hawalli, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Very beautiful mosque seems similar from the outside to the Higha Sophia masjid. Must go if you like architecture.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Being a Muslim, it has been a habit of mine to find a mosque in every country I visited. But this mosque is amazing since the architecture is similar to mosques in Turkey. It is located smack between 2 buildings. Thought it was a bit compressed and maybe small, but once inside, it is actually quitebig. Very easy to access... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

A real gem in tokio! The mosque was very unique and we enjoyed the quiet and relaxing time there. It was built in otoman style and has a mosque built in the same style in berlin (germany) from the same architect. It is rated as one of the most beautifull mosques of the world, according to a book we just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

A must visit , especially by Muslim . Turkish architecture with beautiful design and Islamic verses on the ceiling and walls of the inner Mosque. Located in a residential area , so you have to walk a bit from Yoyogi station . ( don't listen n read from booklets that we have to get permission to pray/solat here .) The... More 

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