Mezquita de Madrid, Madrid

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The Madrid Central Mosque or Abu-Bakr Mosque is a building located in Cuatro Caminos neighborhood of Tetuán district. During its construction, its proximity to Estrecho metro station gave birth to the popular name of the Strait Mosque.HistoryAfter its dedication as Waqf land, it still took years to collect enough individual donations to construct the mosque. Finally opened in 1988, it became the first mosque in the capital since the end of the Islamic occupation in 1085.Designed by the architect Juan Mora, it is the headquarters of the Union of Islamic Communities of Spain and the Islamic Community of Madrid. Abu-Bakr Mosque has a cooperation agreement in force with the Community of Madrid, and with the State through the Islamic Commission of Spain.DescriptionThe building, spread over four floors, has in addition to the mosque and offices, a nursery, a school, a library, an auditorium and a shop. It performs worship, charitable, educational, cultural and social functions, having signed an agreement with Al-Azhar University for the training and provision of imams.
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  • Construction that in the past centuries has undergone several modifications, many even completely contrary to the previous destination adapting its architecture to the new religion.
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  • First course buffet with a variety of salads and cold starters. Seconds to choose from, good elaborateands and large quantities. To keep in mind that you can not ask for any consumption with...
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  • Nice Mosque. Quite big and spacious. Air conditioned. Peaceful. Loved the Mosque. There is a Hala shop downstairs of the Mosque. Large space for big occasion like Eid. Friday Juma prayer starts from 14:40 during summer time.
  • It's a good place if you want a prayer but the Islamic center M3 more big and more relaxed
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