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Jamia Mosque

Banda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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A great attraction, spacious mosque, rich in history.

Could easily be the most spacious mosque in East Africa. It is rich in history. The number of... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2016
Abdallah J
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Not so special but worth to spend 2-3 hours..

We have visited there with my girl friend. Because the place is very close to our Hotel. Firstly... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2016
ernur p
Izmir Province, Turkey
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Banda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi Central Business District
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Could easily be the most spacious mosque in East Africa. It is rich in history. The number of people it accommodates, especially for the Friday pryaer - is an awe!

1  Thank Abdallah J
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We have visited there with my girl friend. Because the place is very close to our Hotel. Firstly the responsible person hesitate to get us inside but after let us to look inside. It is a common mosgue and not special. If you visit there...More

Thank ernur p
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Beautiful complex, very difficult to enter! After an hour of walking in corridors and waiting, had to call it quits although I would have loved to prayed there.

Thank munira_khan
Reviewed May 31, 2016

If you want to get some clothes... here is a nice place for quick easy bargain shopping. Make sure you negotiate the price at least down to a little less than half. Especially if you are a foreigner... they do take you for a ride......More

Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed May 11, 2016

If you are muslim and want to pray a salaah in a unique masjid, this is one for you. Very big and old but worth going shukar.

Thank RaihaanP
Reviewed March 23, 2016

I visited the mosque some 50 years ago as a child with my parent and visited it again on my recent visit. Inside it is still as I remembered it however outside the building there are many more shops and build up which has affected...More

Thank M P
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
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
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 Marco Z
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
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