Mosques in Ho Chi Minh City

Central Mosque – JAMIA AL MUSLIMIN (Dong Du Mosque) in Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon Central Mosque is one of the 12 mosques in Ho Chi Minh City. The Central Mosque was built in 1935. It was originally constructed for worshipers from southern India then resident in Saigon, but now Muslims from all over the world would come here to worship. This mosque is usually crowded on Fridays. This a very peaceful place to go to understand the Muslim culture in Vietnam. The shaded verandah and cool stone floors make it an ideal place to sit, read or even nap in the heat of the day.

As with most mosques, an important tip here is to remember to take your shoes off before entering the mosque and dress conservatively and decently if you wish to enter.

Furthermore you can also eat halal food that is readily available right outside the mosque. Just outside the mosque there are people selling halal food like bread and biscuits. Just across the road there is a halal restaurant that serves Vietnamese halal food as well.

Adress: 66 Dong Du Street, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: +84 8 3824 2903
Open hours: 08:00 AM – 08:00 PM Daily

Cho Lon Mosque in Ho Chi Minh City
The Cholon Mosque is found in the Chinatown – Cholon – of Ho Chi Minh City, is an austere. The clean lines and lack of ornamentation of the Cholon Jamial Mosque contrast starkly with nearby Chinese and Vietnamese Buddhist pagodas. In the courtyard is a pool for ritual ablutions. Note the tiled niche in the wall (mihrab) indicating the direction of prayer, which is towards Mecca. The mosque was built by Tamil Muslims in 1935, but since 1975 it has served the Malaysian and Indonesian Muslim communities in Vietnam.

In the courtyard, you can find a pool for the ritual ablutions. There is also a tiled niche in the wall, mihrab, indicating the direction of prayer, towards Mecca.
Address: 641 Nguyen Trai Street, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Jamiul Islamiyah Mosque
Address: 459B Tran Hung Dao Street, Cau Kho Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: +84 8 3920 3325

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