Wed, 25 Jul 2012 08:53:55 GMT | By MSN Travel

Hong Kong - A Muslim-friendly destination

Hong Kong has been home to a vibrant Muslim community for more than a century. Today, there is an estimate of 220,000 Muslims* amidst Hong Kong’s 7 million population. Muslim visitors will feel welcomed from the moment they enter the country to conducting their daily religious duties. There is also a range of restaurants throughout the city that serve Halal food, with Halal Restaurant Certificate issued by the Incorporated Trustees of the Islamic Community Fund of Hong Kong.



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Kowloon Mosque


Masjid Kowloon
Situated just beside the Tsim Sha Tsui MTR and right in front of Grandville road, the Kowloon mosque is one of the most well-known buildings in Hong Kong because of its imposing minarets. In addition to having four floors, the mosque can hold approximately 5,000 people in its main prayer hall. Just like other mosques in Hong Kong, Kowloon mosques holds religious classes for both children and adults.
Address: 105, Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Tel: 852 2724 0095

Masjid Ammar & Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre
This eight-floor-building has everything under one roof including a mosque, office of the Islamic Body, kindergarten, library and eating area. Three main Islamic organisations have set up their offices here - the Hong Kong Islam Association, the Islamic Community Fund of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Muslim Youth Association. The mosque can hold up to 700 people.
Address: 40, Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai
Tel: 852 2575 2218

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