The Great Mosque of Xi'an

Local name大清真寺
LocationWeiyang District, Xi'an, China

The Great Mosque of Xi'an is one of the largest premodern mosques in China.: 128  Although the mosque was allegedly first built in the year 742 AD, its current form was largely constructed in 1384 AD during Emperor Hongwu's reign of the Ming dynasty, as recorded by the Records of Xi'an Municipality.

An active place of worship within Xi'an Muslim Quarter, this courtyard complex is also a popular tourist site. It now houses more than twenty buildings in its five courtyards, and covers 12 km².

Tags Place of WorshipMuslimSunni
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Opening hours

Daily: 8 a.m.- 7:30 p.m

Please, note that non-Muslims are not are not allowed to access the main prayer hall or during times of prayer.


Mar - Nov: CNY 25
Dec - Feb: CNY 15

More information and contact


Travel China Guide

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Phone +86 29 727 2541

Address Huajue Xiang 30, Xi'an, China

Coordinates 34°15'48.212" N 108°56'11.683" E

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