Posts by Backyard Mosques
An initiative by 2 university students , Ismail and Hamzah, who have the passion for photography and also to give back to the community. Being Muslims in this cosmopolitan city, it has come to our attention that the vast majority of our fellow Muslim brothers and sisters know little or nothing at all of the different yet beautiful mosques that available in Singapore. Therefore, this page serves as a platform to provide a different perspective on how we view mosques and hopefully instill the love to constantly go to the mosques.

100-year-old Mosque Brings Calm in the Middle of Modern Business District...

Tucked away in a little corner of Singapore's Central Business District on the historic Telok Ayer Street sits Masjid Al-Abrar.

Tucked away in a little corner of Singapore’s Central Business District on the historic Telok Ayer Street sits Masjid Al-Abrar, is a cozy little mosque that is over a hundred years old. Originally a thatched roofed hut built in 1827, the current brick mosque building was completed between 1850 and 1855....
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What is a A South Indian Mosque Doing in the Heart of Chinatown?...

It's been there for a very long time.

Masjid Jamea (Chulia) is right in the heart of Singapore’s historic Chinatown district. The mosque was established in 1826, less than a decade after Raffles stumbled upon Singapore in 1819. The current building was completed between 1830 and 1835. The entrance is distinctively South Indian, with two tall square minarets with...
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