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Central Jam-e-Mosque (World Islamic Mission)

Central Jam-e-Mosque (World Islamic Mission) Photo: Oskar Seljeskog (CC BY 2.0) Central Jam-e-Mosque (World Islamic Mission) Photo: VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud
Central Jam-e-Mosque (World Islamic Mission) Photo: Oskar Seljeskog (CC BY 2.0)
Central Jam-e-Mosque (World Islamic Mission) Photo: VisitOSLO/Leif-Harald Ruud

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The mosque in Åkebergveien is the headquarters of World Islamic Mission, one of the biggest Moslem congregations in Norway. 

With room for about 700 people, the mosque is one of Norway's biggest. When it opened in 1995, it was as the first purpose-built mosque in Norway.

Decorations 
The walls of the mosque are decorated with tiles from Iran and Spain, both on the inside and on the outside. Many tiles have calligrapic inscriptions from the Quran. The mosque also has Persian carpets and a Turkish chandelier in the main hall.

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Bus No.37 > Politihuset Metro > Tøyen
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Central Jam-e-Mosque (World Islamic Mission) - Photo: Oskar Seljeskog (CC BY 2.0)

Central Jam-e-Mosque (World Islamic Mission)

The mosque in Åkebergveien is the headquarters of World Islamic Mission, one of the biggest Moslem congregations in Norway.  With room for about 700...

Central Jam-e-Mosque (World Islamic Mission)

Source: Visitnorway

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