Things To Do in MidrandNizamiye Turkish Masjid
Where? Old Pretoria Road, Midrand, Johannesburg
When? Monday to Sunday from 04h00 to 22h00
How? Call +27 (0)11 024-5857
How much? Free
The Nizamiye Turkish Masjid has a dome that rises to 32 meters high and is almost impossible to miss. This stunning building is still a functioning mosque and is available for guided tours. The architecture is astounding with beautiful courtyards and eye-catching glass windows, marble columns, fountains and more, this is no ordinary mosque. On the same premises you will find a school for 850 students, boarding facilities, shops, a clinic and a restaurant, all the necessities for this small community.
This building is definitely worth a visit, it is nothing short of breathtaking. Woman are asked to cover their legs arms and heads within the mosque.