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One of the staff kindly took us around this mosque for a small donation. He told us the history of the building and showed a photo and sculpture from the wooden mosque which was previously on the same spot. Quite plain inside compared to some...More
The formal muslim community in Paramaribo dates back only to the 1920s. The current structure was completed in 1984. It replaced a simpler wooden structure completed in 1932. Supposedly, Mohammed Ali visited the mosque in late 1970s. Our group was informed that the mosque shares...More
Ive seen many mosques around the world, but this is pergaps the most interesting design. It has four minarets but is built onto stilts. It was closed when I visited, shortly after the time I expected Friday prayers, and no one around. I don't want...More
This mosque is built in the traditional stily with majestic minarets and domes. It was not open for visitors when I was there, but looking through a window, the interior looked fairly basic. An interesting feature is lits location right next door to the Synagogue...More
The mosque is beautiful from the outside. The inside is basic. What makes it special is that it is located next to the synagogue. You are able to visit the mosque every day. The administrator is located behind the mosque and will show you around...More
On the commercial Keizerstraat, one of the main streets of Paramaribo, branching inland from the riverfront, can be found a Police Headquarter, a McDonald's, a Synagogue and adjacent to it a Mosque.
The mosque is an attractive building with four slender minarets. It serves the...More