See the red and white brickwork of Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque, also known as Red Mosque, and experience serenity in the busiest part of the city. Built in 1906, the mosque requires visitors to dress conservatively and, if entering, remove their shoes. During prayers and on Fridays, the mosque closes its doors to non-muslims. Browse through the different stores around the mosque, and experience the lifestyle of another culture. Use our Colombo visit planner to arrange your visit to Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque and other attractions in Colombo.
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Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque Reviews
What is called the Red Mosque is actually more red and white candy striped with a variety of patterns on the flat walls and also on the columns. It is a show stopper site to see. But it is in the midd... more »
No pudimos entrar, estaba cerrada, solo la vimos por fuera. Es preciosa, las cúpulas son en forma de granada. Esta un poco escondida. Destaca mucho el color blanco y rojo. more »We couldn't get in, it was closed, we just saw it on the outside. It's beautiful, the domes are pomegranate-shaped. It's a little hidden. White and red stand out.
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