Shadian Grand Mosque
Grand Mosque of Shadian was originally built in the year of 1684. After several restorations and reconstructions, the new Grand Mosque of Shadian is built into a large-scaled mosque with a construction area of 18,000 square meters. It can hold 10,000 people to do prayers at one time. Grand Mosque of Shadian is consisted by main buildings of prayer hall, vault and four minarets.
This grand mosque has inherited the decoration style for its galleries, arches and pillars from Nabawi Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia. What attracts most of this mosque is its grand vault which has an inner diameter of 20 meters and a height of 42 meters. In the middle of the vault there is a large dome surrounded by four small domes in the four directions, while at the top of the dome there featured an Islamic styled crescent.