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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 bubblesReviewed May 25, 2015
mahmoud h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

It's a very convenient listing for Muslims visiting Nairobi or even Kenya at large. A good place to pray and relax

Thank Abdi H
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

This mosque is well situated. even though it is not a tourist attraction site, Its a good place for Muslims visiting kenya.

Thank none d
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414 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Have been here even due to the more or less good reviews at tripadvisor. But even the building was nice , nothing beautiful inside. Even tried to get some spiritual , relaxing feeling . Nothing came up. So far - not recommended to go there

Thank marcoziegler
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

1 Thank mahmoud h
Nairobi, Kenya
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95 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 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 :)

8 Thank moha m
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146 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

7 Thank Shahzad K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

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

8 Thank HarryChohan
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

4 Thank nuriruby
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 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 

4 Thank VirginiaNairobi
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles 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

2 Thank WATHOME1

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