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Yidu Zhenjiao Mosque

The Yidu Zhenjiao Mosque is one of the famous ancient mosques in China. It is located in Yidu County, Qingzhou City, Shandong Province. It is also called Qingzhou Zhenjiao Mosque.

The mosque was established in 1302 by the descendent of Bo Yan, the Prime Minister of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), and was rebuilt several times later. It covers an area of more than 6,000 square meters, and the construction area is more than 1,300 square meters.

The whole mosque is divided into three parts. It has a planar and symmetrical layout, and it is a typical traditional Chinese building complex. The main buildings include the entrance wall, the gate, the mimbar, the worship hall, the stele pavilion, the lecture room, the sermon room, the learning room, the bathroom, and so on. The gate features the traditional Chinese architectural style with three Chinese characters that mean mosque on it. Many tablets and couplets are hung on the mimbar. Inside the mimibar there are steles that record the history of the mosque and the Islam rites. The worship hall is composed of the front hall, the main hall, and the rear hall.

The Yidu Zhenjiao Mosque is the activity center for the Islamites living in eastern Shandong Province.

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