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Jamia Mosque

Neighborhood: Nairobi Central Business District
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Address: Banda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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As i am Muslim ,i was going there to pray and i really enjoy the atmosphere there ,,, there is school for teaching Islam for non muslims and Arabic language too

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

As i am Muslim ,i was going there to pray and i really enjoy the atmosphere there ,,, there is school for teaching Islam for non muslims and Arabic language too

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The most fearful place you can be around. If you pass around there by mistake, I just ask you to be in a hurry or even run away for your life to be safe for something bad can easily happen to you, just recall August 7 1998 or even September 11

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Though its the largest mosque in kenya...Its ridiculous how you can add a mosque to this list, or is Nairobi out of roaming places :)

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Jamia mosque is not just any mosque in Kenya. It is one of the most iconic mosques in Kenya and one of the most well maintained and most visited by the muslims. At any given time of the day, you can find at least a 1000 people praying at the same time and during Jumma prayers, the number goes upto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful Friday prayers on a beautiful day. Nice atmosphere with locals. Nice vibe of the local community.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Common place for worship especially Fridays it is filled to brim. The architecture is magnificent with big halls for lectures. It is right in the middle of town hence easy accessibilty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

This serves as the center for all the Nairobi Muslims since it is in the Central Business District. Therefore, convenient for all those working in the city. It is next to the Macmillan Library, Tropez and Nation Center (a leading national media house). Its inspiring to see all the muslims go for prayers especially on Fridays and during the Holy... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

i like it because its situated at down town near the library making the place to be a cool place for the learners in the library during weekdays and saturday

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Wanted to see inside. Needless to say as an average Nairobi woman,non muslim, I didn't get far. But what I did see was nothing spectacular so I don't think I missed much

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Very interested in visiting a mosque, it is biggest in the central Nairobi,even if you need to pay some tips to learn, but it was worth , you know how many times each day to pray, what time to pray, how cleaning when you want to pray ,many times to clean with sequence。 If not for somebody, Probably I will... More 

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Address: Banda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Nairobi Central Business District

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