Mobarak Mosque (The Hague)


Mobarak Mosque (The Hague)
Mobarak Mosque

Mobarak Mosque in The Hague

Basic information
Location The Hague,  Netherlands
Geographic coordinates 52°05′42.7″N 4°18′46.5″E / 52.095194°N 4.312917°E / 52.095194; 4.312917Coordinates: 52°05′42.7″N 4°18′46.5″E / 52.095194°N 4.312917°E / 52.095194; 4.312917
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architect(s) Frits Beck
Architectural type Mosque
Completed 1955
Specifications
Minaret(s) 3

The Mobarak Mosque in The Hague is the first purpose-built mosque in the Netherlands.

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community came to the Netherlands in 1947 and Qudrat-Ullah Hafiz was the first missionary. The mosque designed by Frits Beck was opened by Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan on 9th of December 1955.

On June 3, 2006 Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands had visited the Mobarak Mosque to commemorate the building's 50th anniversary.[1]

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