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Jamia Mosque

Neighbourhood: Nairobi Central Business District
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Address: Banda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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If you want to get some clothes... here is a nice place for quick easy bargain shopping. Make sure you negotiate the price at least down to a little less than half. Especially if... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 May 2016
Lorraine H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

with huge space and beautiful interior this mosque located at the city heart. it would be good choice for muslim's to be there for pray and have halal local food beside the mosque. I've been there to pray Asri and felt like i'm in the heaven due to the peaceful environment.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Could easily be the most spacious mosque in East Africa. It is rich in history. The number of people it accommodates, especially for the Friday pryaer - is an awe!

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We have visited there with my girl friend. Because the place is very close to our Hotel. Firstly the responsible person hesitate to get us inside but after let us to look inside. It is a common mosgue and not special. If you visit there you may spend 2-3 hours not so more. Cheers Ernur

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Beautiful complex, very difficult to enter! After an hour of walking in corridors and waiting, had to call it quits although I would have loved to prayed there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

If you want to get some clothes... here is a nice place for quick easy bargain shopping. Make sure you negotiate the price at least down to a little less than half. Especially if you are a foreigner... they do take you for a ride... but you won't regret the shopping... especially if you like bargaining... :-)

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Thank Lorraine H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

If you are muslim and want to pray a salaah in a unique masjid, this is one for you. Very big and old but worth going shukar.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

I visited the mosque some 50 years ago as a child with my parent and visited it again on my recent visit. Inside it is still as I remembered it however outside the building there are many more shops and build up which has affected the appearance of this nice piece of architecture.

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Thank M P
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

It's a very convenient listing for Muslims visiting Nairobi or even Kenya at large. A good place to pray and relax

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Thank Abdi H
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

This mosque is well situated. even though it is not a tourist attraction site, Its a good place for Muslims visiting kenya.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Have been here even due to the more or less good reviews at tripadvisor. But even the building was nice , nothing beautiful inside. Even tried to get some spiritual , relaxing feeling . Nothing came up. So far - not recommended to go there

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