Abdul Gafoor Mosque

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This side of Little India was historically the area where the Indian Muslims settled, and the original mosque on this site was founded by Shaik Abdul Gaffoor, a legal clerk in the late 19th century. The current building was a replacement, started in 1907 but not completed until the 1920s. Its architecture is a combination of South Indian, Moorish and Roman styles with a number of unique features such as the sundial in the entrance to the main prayer hall, which is decorated with 25 sunbursts that denote the 25 prophets in calligraphy.

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Venue name: Abdul Gafoor Mosque
Contact:
Address: 41 Dunlop Street
Singapore
209369
Opening hours: 7am-noon, 2.30-4.30pm daily

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