M-30 Mosque, Madrid

The Centro Cultural Islámico (Islamic Cultural Center) in Madrid, popularly known as the Mezquita M.30 ("M-30 mosque") because it stands beside the motorway, is the largest mosque in Europe.

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History of M-30 Mosque

The mosque complex was designed by three Polish architects and financed by Saudi Arabia. King Juan Carlos I and Prince Salman ben Abdelaziz attended the opening ceremony in 1992.

What to See at M-30 Mosque

The mosque is mostly modern in design, but with traditional elements such as a minaret with balcony. Made of fine white marble, it includes a college, ritual bath house, gymnasium, cafe and an Arabian restaurant called Zahara.

Quick Facts on M-30 Mosque

Site Information
Names:Centro Cultural Islámico · M-30 Mosque
Country:Spain
Categories:mosques
Styles:modern
Dates:1992
Status: active
Visitor and Contact Information
Coordinates:40.438529° N, 3.658082° W
Address:Madrid, Spain
Lodging:View hotels near M-30 Mosque
Note: This information was accurate when first published and we do our best to keep it updated, but details such as opening hours and prices can change without notice. To avoid disappointment, please check with the site directly before making a special trip.

References

  1. WGuides.com.

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