Sunday, June 13, 2021

Al-Kabeer Grand Jumma Mosque, Nuwara Eliya

Al-Kabeer Grand Jumma Mosque
Photo credit: Google street view

Al-Kabeer Grand Jumma Mosque is a Muslim place of worship located on Hill Street in Nuwara Eliya town, Sri Lanka. 

History
This mosque is said to have been established in 1935 to cater to the religious needs of Muslims of Indian origin who were living in the Nuwara Eliya area (Abeyawardana, 2004). Several mercantile firms such as K. Ibrahim Saibu and Co., Rahim Saibu and Co. contributed to the development of this mosque (Abeyawardana, 2004).

References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2004. Heritage of Kandurata: Major natural, cultural and historic sites. Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. p.213.

Location Map
This page was last updated on 14 June 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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