Cheraman Juma Mosque

 Year AH

Year AD

 City

Country

Name

Original Qibla

Rebuilt facing Mecca

8

 629

 Methala, Karala
 India Cheraman Juma  unknown  11 century

GPS Coordinates: 10.223355° 76.166579°

 The Cheraman Juma Masjid is a mosque in the Indian state of Kerala. Built in 629 CE, it is the first mosque in India. It was built by Malik Deenar, an Arab propagator of Islam and a follower and contemporary of Islamic Prophet Muhammad. It is believed that this mosque was first renovated and reconstructed in the 11th century CE and the original qibla cannot be determined.

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