In conjunction with the Asian Pacific Festival Fukuoka 2014, we had been to Fukuoka Masjid, a mosque that was built and financed by the UAE to the development of Islam in Japan.
Fukuoka Mosque is the only mosque in the country’s Fukuoka.
Information about Fukuoka Masjid
The Fukuoka Masjid Al Nour Islamic Culture Center (Fukuoka Mosque) (ア ン ヌ ー ル イ ス ラ ム 文化 セ ン タ ー 福岡 マ ス ジ ド) is the first mosque on the island of Kyushu, Fukuoka, Japan. It was built in 2009 and officially opened on 12 April 2009 Fukuoka Mosque aims to serve about 1,000 Muslims in Fukuoka Prefecture, and also to serve the people in Japan are interested in Islam. It sort of daily prayers, Friday prayer, Eid prayer on a regular basis.
Sometimes, Fukuoka Masjid, no program functions for New Civil Front, Converts, Muslim marriage and funeral prayers.
Fukuoka Masjid is open to Muslims and non-Muslims. Non-Muslims can enter the mosque to see Muslims praying, talking to other people and cultures of various Islamic issues, and collect booklets introduction to Islam. They are also allowed to attend the prayers, if they want to.
Third Fukuoka Masjid also offer Arabic lessons for kids, women and men, cooking classes once every three months. It also organizes seminars and dialogue sessions occasionally.
Kyushu University Muslim Students Association (KUMSA) initiated the idea of building a mosque in 1998, and began collecting donations. In 2006, land was purchased, and construction plans have been initiated. After a series of discussions with neighboring countries, the construction was started in 2008, and it took almost a year to complete.
First level is mainly prescribed for male prayer room. Level Two women praying. Level Three has classrooms and a kitchen. In the basement, there is a multi-purpose hall, a library and a kitchen.
The mosque is located in Fukuoka, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka city, just a minute walk from the west exit of JR Hakozaki.
If I get in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Masjid She stopped. In some locations there are several 100% Halal and you can eat with confidence.
Thanks to the City Government for sponsoring our trip to Fukuoka Masjid.