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Masjid Boorhaanol Islam
Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, Western Cape



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33°55'11.77" S 18°24'57.32" E Alt: 46m

"Transfer of land taken by Gouwaida, and she allowed the erection of the mosque on her property. First mosque [in Cape Town] to be constructed with a Minaret. The wooden Minaret was replaced with concrete in the 1930’s. In 1940, the name was changed from Pilgrim Mosque to Masjid Boorhaanol Islam. Declared a National Monument in 1970." (Boorhaanol Islam)

After the passing of the National Heritage Resources Act, Act 25 of 1999, it became a provincial heritage site.

(Lila Komnick, December 2017)