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Splendid and historic

I am a local Singaporean and had been to Little India on more than 10 occasions but this was my... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
soh_kien_peng
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Singapore, Singapore
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Beautiful gem in Little India

Within the bustling streets of little India sits this Islamic mosque, adorned with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
pjcot1
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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The only one of its kind in the Islamic world, the first thing you’ll notice is the sundial decorating the main entrance, which has 25 rays decorated with Arabic calligraphy denoting the names of 25 chosen prophets.
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41 Dunlop Street Masjid Abdul Gafoor, Singapore 209369, Singapore
Little India
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This mosque has the most amazing facade! The architecture is called Moorish - Victorian and it's buttery yellow and dark sap green in colour. There are many minarets or minaret shaped towers and the whole building is covered in stars, crescent moons and a huge...More

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I really liked the Masjid Abdul Gafoor, the design, architecture and colour. Worth a visit if you are in Little India.

Thank MBB1952
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Beautiful architecture! The mosque welcomes non-Muslim visitors outside pray times to have a look around. Guide was available to show you around. Visitors needed to be dressed modestly (over clothes are available to be worn) if they wished to enter the mosque. Around the mosque...More

Thank Hydrogels
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Located in Little India, this an interesting mosque and well worth seeing during a trip around Little India.

Thank SagaloutsTour
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were at the entrance just admiring the architecture and were approached and greeted by a very kind guy who gave us a full and comprehensive tour of the mosque and even of Islam. He also gave us some book in Spanish for our better...More

Thank Ruben R
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This beautiful mosque in bright yellow colour attracts your attention with its amazing architecture. Little India has many amazing brightly coloured buildings but none as splendid as this mosque.

Thank KabraRamesh
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I am a local Singaporean and had been to Little India on more than 10 occasions but this was my first time that I stumbled into this magnificent mosque. I was walking from Bugis MRT station towards a shopping mall opposite Tekka market this morning...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Within the bustling streets of little India sits this Islamic mosque, adorned with beautiful architecture and well kept paintwork. There are a few info signs describing the Muslim religion which I found very interesting. There could however be some info signs to tourists describing a...More

1  Thank pjcot1
Reviewed 25 September 2016

It's a nice mosque to visit, if you're in Singapore. You may borrow the propriate clothes there to have your body covered while comming in. They also offer a lot of free literature and leaflets about Islam and their culture, if that's of your interest.

Thank Štěpánka Č
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Abdul Gafoor Mosque is one of the most important mosques in Singapore. The mosque on this site was originally a wooden building with tiled roof, called Masjid Al Abrar, which was built in 1846 to service the local Islamic Indian community who had settled and...More

Thank David B
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Little India
With a strong local Indian community, this pocket of
Singapore can feel like another place and time. Wander
past traditional barbershops while local residents in
brightly coloured saris patronize retailers from
decades past. Peruse streets lined with colourful
shops as the aroma of curry tempts you to indulge.
Listen to the Bollywood music echoing from storefronts
and take in the stalls selling bright flowers,
...More
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