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The first mosque in South Africa

Actually I thought that "Palm tree mosque" is the oldest mosque in South Africa but the Imam of the... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Ahmed-Hashem
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Cairo, Egypt
One of the Oldest Mosque in Cape Town

It was build in 1794 but to this day it is still functioning as a community mosque. I was able to... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Jihene80
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12 Jan 2018
“The first mosque in South Africa”
11 Jul 2018
“One of the Oldest Mosque in Cape Town”
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43 Dorp Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

It was build in 1794 but to this day it is still functioning as a community mosque. I was able to go there between Asr and Maghrib prayer. I was lucky to find children's classes going in the Massalah. I had a great time interacting...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Actually I thought that "Palm tree mosque" is the oldest mosque in South Africa but the Imam of the mosque told me about "Al Auwal Mosque" and it was really nice to visit it. It's in Bo-Kaap area which is very famous by it's colorful...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

There is very little information on this historic place. We were not allowed to go in . There was no opportunity to have a guided tour. It is a shame because it is the first mosque established in South Africa in the end of 18th...More

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Response from Ahmed-Hashem | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. During my trip to Cape Town I attended "Al Jumua prayer-Friday prayer" in the mosque and there was a separate place for females. I'm not sure if they do Taraweeh prayers or not but I think they have. Anyway... More
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