Lanzhou Water Mosque
Address: Jinchengguan Road, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China
The Water Mosque was built in the year of 1952, Lanzhou Water Mosque is one of the most famous mosques in Lanzhou, it was previously well-known as Kuluwan Mosque, is situated on the southern bank of Yellow River and is next to White Pagoda Mountain on the north side. Taking a broad view of the mosque from the New Yellow River Bridge, you will find that it looks like an exquisite jade straightly standing in the Yellow River.
The mosque is built in Arabic architectural style with a prayer room covering an area about 488 square meters on the second floor. With the interior walls in faint yellow and olive green, sufficient sunshine inside, you will get a chance to appreciate the solemn and awe-inspiring atmosphere there. Going outside of the mosque, you will be able to admire the amazing oil painting featured with the beauty of oriental. The dome of the prayer hall is furnished with colorful lamp bulbs, which will give you a more glistening evening. The mosque is well-equipped for the local Muslims to pray and other activities.