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Saturday, November 12, 2016

Kobe Mosque

神戸モスク

Kobe Mosque was the first mosque in Japan and opened in 1935 in the Kitano district of the city close to the many ijinkan or foreign residences. Kobe mosque was designed by Czech architect Jan Josef Švagr (1885-1969), who also designed a number of other places of worship in Japan.

Kobe Mosque, Kitano, Kobe, Japan.

Kobe Mosque came through US air raids unscathed during World War II and also survived the devastating Great Hanshin earthquake in 1995.

Kobe Mosque
2-25-14, Nakayamate-dori
Chuo-ku
Kobe 650-0004
Tel: 078 231 6060

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