Mezquita Central (Asociación Musulmana de España), Madrid
calle de Anastasio Herrero, 7, Madrid 28020
AVERAGE USER RATING
Contact:+34 91 571 4040/+34 91 570 8889
This mosque is located in the Spanish Muslim Association building. It is known as the Abu Bakr Center, in honor of ... More
Mezquita Central (Asociación Musulmana de España)
This mosque is located in the Spanish Muslim Association building. It is known as the Abu Bakr Center, in honor of Mohammed's best friend, though it´s also commonly known as the Mezquita de Estrecho, after the neighborhood. It opened in 1987, and apart from religious services, it offers Arabic classes and educational activities and organizes an assistance program for Muslim immigrants. It is run by Syrians although most of the worshippers are Moroccan. Religious worship: There are five prayer times a day and the timetable changes one minute each day. So, it´s best to call for exact times.
Reviews for Mezquita Central (Asociación Musulmana de España): 1
We can't wait to go back!
By A Yahoo Contributor, 2/11/10
Located alongside a great shopping area (Bravo Murillo), is a great retreat for any Muslim traveller, or cultural experience for a non-Muslim. Nice cafe on ground floor, halal butcher and very warm (mainly Moroccan) atmosphere. Well worth the visit.
You just have to look at the number of people lying on the grass alongside the fountains or resting on
the park benches to know this is a popular spot. The most prominent feature is the statue dedicated to ...