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West Street Mosque

480a West Street, Durban 4000, South Africa
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Ranked #14 of 55 Attractions in Durban
Type: Religious Sites
Most recent review
- Jul 8, 2014
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Durban
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Frequenting the West Street Mosque for prayers means a lot to me as I find it a place of tranquility in the heart of the city.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Peaceful and relaxing place in the old Indian quarter. Must visit for all travelers to Durban independently from religion confession. But please mind your saferty - central Durb is not really hospitable place. Virtually it is a ghetto. P.S. Parking can be a problem as well.

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A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This the Grey street mosque as there is another mosque in West street This the Grey street mosque as there is another mosque in West street

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Top Contributor
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42 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

After reading the reviews on trip advisor... I was a bit nervous about the area. However I didn't let that put me off. I parked underground in the tourist market and went to a Muslim book shop passing muti sellers on the way... I love South Africa:) They called a guide and he gave me a tour of this very... More

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Cape Town
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37 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

It is the biggest mosque in the southern-hemisphere. The section of the city where it is situated is not very safe and a local should accompany visitors.

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Mumbai
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

the mosque is in town but despite this,is serene and quiet.the atmosphere is great.parking is a problem

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Polokwane
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

it was interesting and very serene and spiritual to visit this Islamic Centre. The people seemed courteous and respectful to Foreigners viewing the Mosque.

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Durban, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

One of the historic monuments in Durban. Been around since the struggle of Apartheid. A must see when visiting Durban.

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Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Theres not many places in the world you can find a haven like this in the middle of the bustling streets of Durban. It is entrenched in So much history and has a multicultural following. Which other Masjids ( Mosques ) in the World has a fountain and fish near where you make ablution?

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Wentworth Falls, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Juma Musjid Mosque, Durban is the largest mosque in the southern hemisphere - it can can accommodate 7,000 people, and HAS accommodated 6,000!

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