Hanover to be Home of Germany’s First Traditional Mosque

March 1, 2005

Source: IslamOnline.net


On March 1, 2005 IslamOnline.net reported, "As part of a plan to renovate mosques in the German city, construction works get underway this month to build a dome and two minarets in the Aya Sofia mosque in Hanover, making the worship place the first with the traditional shape of mosques in the city. The height of the mosque’s two minarets will be four meters, with a six-meter-diameter dome. Melee Gorsh association (Milli Gorus), the biggest Islamic body in Germany, has filed a request with the Hanover construction department for a license to renovate the mosque...The number of mosques with domes and minarets reaches more than 140 mosques across Germany."