Abdul Gaffoor Mosque

Tucked away from the bustle of Little India, this mosque was completed in 1910 and recently restored. The main entrance of this mosque boasts an elaborate pediment, the center of which is a sundial. The sunburst has 25 rays, decorated with Arabic calligraphy denoting the names of 25 chosen prophets and is the only one of its kind in the Islamic world.

Also of particular interest is the framed family tree to the left of the prayer area which traces the lineage of Muslim prophets. More details of the mosque can be found on the information cards inside the mosque or on the Heritage markers located outside the mosque.

Visitors are advised to dress conservatively as this is a place of worship. Skirts or trousers should be long and no sleeveless tops.

Location
41 Dunlop Street Singapore 209369

Tel
(65) 6295 4209

Getting There
Take the MRT to Bugis Station (EW12) and head for Rochor Road/Jalan Besar.

Source:http://www.visitsingapore.com/

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