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Top Five Mosques in Tokyo

SNA (Tokyo) — This is a brief profile of the top five mosques in Tokyo.

Okachimachi Mosque, also known as the As Salaam Foundation, was first completed in 2011 and became an official religious corporation in 2014.

Asakusa Mosque, also known as the Masjid Darul Arqam, opened in 1992 and hosts numerous events throughout the year.

Otsuka Mosque, founded in 1999, is the base for the very active Japan Islamic Trust.

Arabic-Islamic Institute, founded in 1982, promotes cultural exchanges and is funded by the government of Saudi Arabia.

The Turkish Mosque, also known as the Tokyo Camii Mosque, is the oldest and grandest mosque in Tokyo, built in 1938.

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