Ahmadiyya Mosque Berlin


Ahmadiyya Mosque Berlin

Infobox religious building


caption=Exterior of Ahmadiyya Mosque.
building_name=Ahmadiyya Mosque Berlin
location=Wilmersdorf, Berlin
GER
geo=coord|52|29|15|N|13|18|42|E|region:DE-BE_type:landmark
religious_affiliation=Islam
website= [http://berlin.ahmadiyya.org berlin.ahmadiyya.org/]
architect=K.A. Kermann
architecture_type=Mosque
architecture_style=Indo Style
year_completed=1924-28
construction_cost=
capacity=400
dome_quantity=1
dome_height_outer=26 m
dome_dia_outer=75 feet
minaret_quantity=2
minaret_height=90 feet

Ahmadiyya Mosque (Wilmersdorfer Moschee) in Berlin is Germany's oldest mosque, situated on Brienner Straße 7-8 in Berlin-Wilmersdorf. It was designed by K.A. Kermann and was built between 1924 and 1928. Ahmadiyya Mosque Berlin, which has a 90 feet tall minaret, was heavily damaged in World War II.

The mosque is owned and maintained by the Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement.Due to a lack of money and personal the mosque was closed in 2007. The last friday prayer was held on 13. Juli 2007. [ [http://www.morgenpost.de/incoming/article229370/Allah_ist_ausgezogen.html Allah ist ausgezogen] , Berliner Morgenpost am 25. November 2007]

See also

*Islam in Germany
*Ahmadiyya
*List of mosques in Europe

External links

*
* [http://berlin.ahmadiyya.org The Berlin Mosque and Mission, Germany] (Official Website)
* [http://www.aaiil.org/text/pic/msq/berlinmosque3.shtml Ahmadiyya-Mosque at opening in the 1920] (Photo 1920s)
* [http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org/sub_image_s.cfm?image_id=1223&language=english Portraits of Ruins: The Ahmadiyya Mosque (1946)]
* [http://www.aaiil.org/text/articles/others/briefhistoryberlinmuslimmissiongermany.shtml A Brief History of The Berlin Muslim Mission (Germany) (1922-1988)]
* [http://www.berlin-hidden-places.de/yuba_web3/regional_en/c_s_w/wilm_mosch_en.htm The Ahmadiyya Mosque in the Internet City Guide "Berlin Hidden Places"]


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