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Al Azhar Mosque
District Six, Cape Town, Western Cape

Date:1880
Type:Mosque
Style:Eclecticism
Style:Islamic Traditionalist
Status:Extant
Street:Aspeling Street

Once a centre of the Muslim community of District six, displaced by relocation in the 1960s. Now a centre of worship for the displaced congregants.


Writings about this entry

Cohen, Ronald. 2015. Cape Town : a study in watercolours. Cape Town: Fernwood Press. pg s.p.
Davids, Achmat. 1980. The Mosques of Bo-Kaap - A social history of Islam at the Cape. Athlone, Cape: The South African Institute of Arabic and Islamic Research. pg 59