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Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center

1-19 Oyamacho, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture 151-0065, Japan
+81 3-5790-0760
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Ranked #16 of 61 attractions in Shibuya
Type: Religious Sites
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Bangi, Malaysia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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125 reviews 125 reviews
54 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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
26 helpful votes 26 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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kuala lumpur
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71 reviews 71 reviews
42 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
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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Tokyo, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

We visited Tokyo Camii last August during the fasting month of Ramadhan, when everyone regardless of religion was invited to share a meal. The mosque is a sight to behold, a fine example of the beauty of Islamic and Turkish architecture. You will instantly feel like you're really in Turkey! There were tours given by the staffs to Japanese and... More

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