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Mosques and places of prayer in Japan

Many people believe that Islam in Japan is a foreign culture far from the people of the country that has nothing to do with the lives of ordinary people. But in fact, there are several surprises that expatriates notice, filled with the atmosphere of Islamic culture, and many of its features and attractiveness.

To provide better service for visitors and residents Muslims in Japan Equally, prayer rooms with arrows pointing in the direction of Mecca have been added in a host of public facilities such as major airports and a small number of Muslim-friendly hotels.

The areas surrounding the major mosques usually contain Muslim-friendly shops that may cater to visitors' needs in this regard.

Mobile apps are available with timetables and a compass to help find the direction of Mecca.

It is recommended to ensure that these applications work abroad, and to set up Internet access arrangement before visiting Japan.

It is also recommended for visitors to bring their own rug and clothing as it is not readily available.

Mosques can be found in most major cities for those who want to visit one on their trip.

Tours for Muslims in Japan

With the recent boom in Islamic tourism, there has been an increasing number of travel companies offering Muslim tours for those who want to move around in Japan on their own. These tours that are offered cater specifically to Muslims and make all necessary food and housing arrangements.

Mosques in Japan

There are about 80 mosques in Japan, many of which are relatively small, and Tokyo Camii is the largest place of prayer in the country, accommodating about 1,200 worshipers, and this magnificent Ottoman mosque is located in the heart of the Japanese capital.

Located in the heart of a quiet residential area of Yoyogi Uehara, a short distance from the bustling downtown areas of Shinjuku and Harajuku, a tall minaret and an impressive dome are built into it.

This is Tokyo Kami, the largest mosque in Japan, which was built in an impressive Ottoman style, architecturally similar to the famous Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

Mosques can be found all over Japan's major cities - a fact that will likely come as a surprise to most Japanese people, who remain largely unaware of the Islamic culture thriving in their midst.

The name of the mosqueBoycottCityTitleWeb site
Sapporo MasjidHokkaidoSapporo-shiKita 14 jo Nishi 3 Chome 1-10, Kitaku, Sapporo, Hokkaido-Japanhttp://www.sapporomasjid.com
Masjid Al-NoorHokkaidoOtaru-shiHokkaido Otaru-shi Inaho 5-4-27http://www.noormasjid.com
Muroran MosqueHokkaidoMuroran-shi5-18-6-1F Takasago-cho, Muroran-shi, Hokkaido
Chitose Outlet Mall RERAHokkaidoShitose-shi1-2-1, Kashiwadai Minami, Shitose-shi, Hokkaidohttp://www.outlet-rera.com/english/
Morioka MasjidIwateMorioka-shi2-22 Abetate-cho, Morioka-shi, Iwatehttp://moriokamuslim.blogspot.jp/
Iwaki MasjidFukushimaIwaki-shi176-1 Miyanoshita Shimokawa, Izumi-cho, Iwaki-shi, Fukushima
Islamic Cultural Center of SendaiMiyagisendai-shi7-24, hachiman 7-chome, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.http://iccsendai.org/web/en/
Tokyo CamiiTokyoShibuya-ku1-19 Oyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0065, JAPANhttp://tokyocamii.org/
As-Salaam MasjidTokyoTaito-ku4-6-7 Taito Taito-ku Tokyo 110-0016http://assalaamfoundation.org/
Otsuka MasjidTokyoToshima-ku3-42-7 Minami Otsuka, Toshima-ku, Tokyohttp://www.islam.or.jp
Kamata MasjidTokyoOta-ku5-1-2 Kamata, Ota-ku, Tokyohttp://kamatamasjid.com
Al-Tawheed MosqueTokyoHachioji-shi36-6 Hiraoka-cho Hachioji-shi Tokyohttp://www.geocities.jp/masjid_al_tawheed/
Hira MasjidChibaIshikawa-shi3-3-19 Gyotoku Ekimae, Ichikawa-shi, Chibahttp://www.hiramasjid.org/
Ja'me Masjid YokohamaKanagawaYokohama-shi1-31-13 Hayabuchi, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama-city, Kanagawahttp://www.masjid-yokohama.jp
Ebina MosqueKanagawaEbina-shi3-12-1 Kamigo, Ebina-shi, Kanagawahttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Ebina-Mosque/352827714734696
Bilal MosqueNaganoHanishina-gun6830-4 Minamijyo, Sakaki-machi, Hanishina-gun, Nagano
Fuji MasjidShizuokaFuji-shi2561-29 Nakazato, Fuji-shi, Shizuoka
Mohammadi MosqueShizuokaHamamatu-shi161-2 Terawaki cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuokahttp://www.hamamatsumosque.com
Nagoya MosqueAichiNagoya-shi2-26-7 Honjindori, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichihttp://en.nagoyamosque.com
Kyoto MasjidKyotoKyoto-shiMiyagaki-cho92, Kamigyo-ku Kawaramachi, Kyoto-shi, Kyotohttp://www.islamjapan.net/ibc/index.html
Osaka MasjidOsakaYodogawa-ku4-12-16 Owada Nishi Yodogawa-ku Osakahttp://osakamasjid.info
Osaka Ibaraki MosqueOsakaIbaraki-shi4-6-13, Toyokawa, Ibaraki City, Osakahttp://osakamosque.org
Kobe Muslim MosqueHyogokobe-shi2-25-14 Nakayamate Dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogohttp://kobe-muslim-mosque.com
Okayama Islamic CenterOkayamaOkayama-shi2-1-7 Tsushima Higashi, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayamahttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Okayama-Islamic-Centre/123860261139298
Higashihiroshima MasjidHiroshimaHigashihiroshima-shi2786-1, Taguchi, Saijyou-cho, Higashihiroshima-shi, Hiroshimahttps://www.hiroshima-icc.org
Niihama MasjidEhimeNiihama-shi2-2-43 Ikku-cho, Niihama-shi, Ehimehttps://www.facebook.com/pages/ 新居 浜 マ ス ジ / 168623866678430
Fukuoka MasjidFukuokaFukuoka-shi3-2-18 Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuokahttp://www.fukuokamasjid.org
Beppu MasjidOitaBeppu-shi10-19 Wakakusa-cho, Beppu-shi, Oita
Kumamoto Islamic CenterKumamotoKumamoto-shi5-5-2, Kurokammi, chuou-ku, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamotohttp://www.kicjapan.com/
Kagoshima MasjidKagoshimaMasago-cho84-21, Masago-cho, Kagoshimahttp://www.sicc-kagoshima.org
Okinawa MasjidOkinawaNakagami-gun193-78 Uehara, Nishihara-cho, Nakagami-gun, Okinawa

Here is a list of the most important mosques in Japan

  • Tokyo Mosque
  • Mororan Mosque
  • Sapporo Mosque
  • Al Noor Mosque
  • Prostrate Morioka
  • Sendai Mosque
  • Iwaki Mosque
  • Al-Tawhid Mosque
  • Mosque of the Arab Islamic Institute
  • Japan Muslim Federation Association
  • Ikebukuro Chapel
  • Indonesian Chapel
  • The Islamic Center of Japan
  • Kamata Mosque
  • Makki Mosque
  • Al Salam Mosque
  • Machida Chapel
  • Dar Al-Arqam Mosque
  • Ikhlas Mosque
  • Otsuka Mosque
  • Shin Okubo Chapel
  • Ibina Mosque
  • Yokohama Mosque
  • Al-Hoda Mosque
  • Kawaghe Mosque
  • Hatoyama Mosque
  • Ichino Warri Mosque
  • Yashio Mosque
  • Gammu Mosque
  • Gyoda Mosque
  • Saitama University Mosque
  • Toda Mosque
  • Chiba Mosque
  • Sherai Mosque
  • Kisarazu Mosque
  • Hera Mosque
  • Anwar Madinah Mosque
  • City Mosque
  • Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Mosque
  • Rahman Mosque
  • Holy House Mosque
  • Tsukuba Mosque
  • Yuuki Mosque
  • Muhammadiyah Masumiya Mosque
  • Kerio Mosque
  • Dar Al Salam Mosque
  • Quba Mosque
  • Salamat Mosque
  • Bab al-Islam Mosque
  • Kanma Mosque
  • Ashikaga Mosque
  • Sanu Mosque
  • Bab al-Islam Mosque
  • Al-Fatiha Mosque
  • Ogaki Chapel
  • Bilal Mosque
  • Mohammadi Mosque
  • Fuji Mosque
  • Shizuoka Chapel
  • Toyohashi Mosque
  • Nice mosque
  • Ichinomiya Mosque
  • Kasugai Mosque
  • Toyota Mosque
  • Nagoya Mosque
  • Nagoya Port Mosque
  • Shin Anju Mosque
  • Toyohashi Mosque
  • Mie Mosque
  • Al Noor Mosque
  • A civilian mosque
  • Kanazawa Mosque
  • Al-Farouq Mosque
  • Toyama Mosque
  • Fukui Mosque
  • Osaka Mosque
  • Kyoto Mosque
  • Kobe Mosque
  • Okayama Mosque
  • Higashi Hiroshima Mosque
  • Hiroshima Chapel
  • Tottori Mosque
  • Shimaneh Mosque
  • Matsuyama Mosque
  • Matsuyama Chapel MICC
  • Nihama Mosque
  • Takamatsu Chapel
  • Fukuoka Mosque
  • Bebo Mosque
  • Kumamoto Mosque
  • Niigata Port Mosque
  • Kagoshima Mosque
  • Okinawa Mosque
  • Haneda Airport Chapel
  • Narita International Airport
  • Naha Airport, Okinawa
  • Kansai International Airport
  • Fukuoka Airport
  • New Chitose Airport, Hokkaido
  • Kagoshima Airport
  • Osaka station
  • Kansas Tourist Service Center
  • Namba City Osaka

You can go to any mosque you want in Japan via the following map

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