Have you already visited the countless beautiful churches that Paris is famous for?
Then it is time to visit this exceptionally stunning building and especially its mysterious gardens. The mosque is situated in the 5 th arrondissement, next to the Jardin des Plantes. It is famously known as ‘the great mosque of Paris’, and is morerover the oldest mosque in France. Apart from the stunning looks, the mosque symbolizes the Muslim presence in France, and increases the visibility of the Islam in its entirety.
With its 7500 square meters of surface, it bears the title of the largest mosque in France and the third largest in Europe. It inhabits a library, prayer rooms, a school, a tea room and restaurant, a hammam, a conference room and last but not least… beautiful Arab gardens.
The mosque is open for tourists every day except for Friday and holy days. You can experience this special place for a humble entrance fee of only 2-3 euros per person.