It is, known necessarily that European countries, including Britain,
have a small number of mosques so,
ًWe will learn in this article about the most important mosques in Britain
and also their role in teaching the Holy Quran and Islamic studies.
The Islamic Cultural Center in London
also known as (the Central London Mosque ) near Regent’s Park in the British Central Mosque It established in 1944.
As a temporary center, it was reconstructed and completed in 1978.
It is located near Regent’s Gardens, in the center of the British capital, London.
The importance of the British Central Mosque
This mosque is famous for a group of magnificent buildings of a distinguished Islamic character,
and it is characterized by:
1- It can accommodate 5,000 worshippers.
2- It has a private prayer room for women, overlooking the balcony of the main hall of the mosque.
3- It houses a library of 100,000 books.
4- also It has a large lecture hall.
5- Also Headquarters for the council and its staff.
6- And also It includes housing for those in charge of the center.
About the British central
The Islamic Cultural Center in London is one of the oldest Islamic cultural centers
and plays an important role in promoting dialogue and understanding
between Muslims and non-Muslims, and spreading Islamic culture
and the Arabic language in Britain.
The Islamic Cultural Center in London, considered a center for Islamic culture:
1- It provides Muslim children and the Muslim community in Britain with teachings
about their religion.
2- also It constitutes a spiritual meeting point among Muslims in Britain.
3- also It plays a major role as a center that brings together the Muslim community
in London, where celebrations and religious circles and organized to reunite Muslims in Britain.
4- And also As well as seminars that contribute to the definition of the Islamic religion.
On November 16 of each year, the mosque administration invites the attendance of an introductory session
for new Muslims and others interested in learning about the teachings of Islamic law,
in addition to other educational courses such as prayer and interpretation lessons
all over the world and in Britain and most of its famous cities such as:
– North East
– North West
– South East
– South West
– Also East of England
– also East Midlands
– And also West Midlands
The mosque taught the Holy Quran online and the Arabic language, teaching Islamic studies online,
in order to benefit Muslims in European countries Britain And when the Corona pandemic appeared in 2020,
Also Islamic mosques were closed all over the world and in Britain and most of its famous cities
such as:LondonNorth EastNorth WestSouth EastSouth WestEast of EnglandEast MidlandsWest Midlands
The mosque taught the Holy Quran online and the Arabic language,
as well as teaching Islamic studies online, in order to benefit Muslims in European countries Britain
The idea of building the mosque
At a time when Britain was expanding its influence in many regions of the world,
it was increasing as the number of Muslims among its subjects exceeded the number of Christians,
which also opened the way for the idea of building a center for Muslims to gather there,
but the British did not care much about this,
knowing that the proposed amount The construction of this mosque has been, undertaken by the Sultan of Hyderabad.
His idea originated in the year (1361 AH – 1942 AD) when King George inaugurated a mosques
in the British capital, and Nizam Hyderabad,
the ruler of the Emirate of Hyderabad (formerly), donated 85,000 pounds to build an Islamic center in London.