Muslim Attractions and Mosques

The Hui Nationality had very first lived in Yunnan since the Tang Dynasty; and at that time, they had built mosques. A large number of the Hui people moved into Yunnan during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. During the early Qing Dynasty, Yunnan has nearly 800000 Hui population, becoming China second largest Hui ethnic community after northwest region of China. Muslim culture in Yunnan also become the attractive factor to tourists. Our Yunnan Muslim Tours will help travelers to get around the most well-known Muslim sites in Yunnan and share their knowledge of Islam, dinning features and other aspects of Muslim culture. 

The Shuncheng Street in Yunnan Kunming has been the first business street of Old Kunming since the early Ming Dynasty. All the Muslim restaurants and snacks are concentrated here; this street is really a Muslim flavor snack street in Kunming. Shuncheng Mosque is also built there, if you only have one-day plan, it is highly recommended to visit Shuncheng Street.

Yunnan province has more than 820 mosques. The famous ones are Kunming Nancheng Mosque, Kunming Shuncheng Street Mosque, GeJjiu Shadian Grand Mosque, Tonghai Najiaying Mosque, etc.

Shadian is a famous Hui ethnic community in Yunnan. It is the hometown of Muhammad Ma Jian and Lin Song, who are China’s famous Islamic scholars and Arabic translators. The new Shadian Great Mosque, built in 2010 is located on the side of Shadian Gongnong Bridge. It can accommodate 10000 people’s worship; it is the largest mosque in southwest China.

In Yunnan, most of Muslim people stay in Xundian County in Kunming, Weishan County in Dali, Qujing, Yuxi and Zhaotong, you can also find the most of mosques in these areas.

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