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“An Icon of Nairobi”
Review of Jamia Mosque

Jamia Mosque
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154 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“An Icon of Nairobi”
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 5,000 or even more.

Visited July 2013
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7 Thank Shahzad K
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful mosque”
Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

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

Visited June 2013
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8 Thank HarryChohan
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Nairobi, Kenya
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Holy grounds”
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.

Visited April 2013
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4 Thank nuriruby
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Nairobi
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A Spectacle on Fridays and During Ramadhan”
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 month of Ramadhan. The best thing is to avoid driving along the street there on those days from noon,and especially on Ramadhan when they have the road closed on Fridays.

Visited February 2013
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4 Thank VirginiaNairobi
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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“its location”
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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2 Thank WATHOME1
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