Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque, Colombo

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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 is in the centre of the port area of old Columbo and it is a very unique building with an impressive architecture. It is located in the middle of a busy market area and it is...  more »
  • We went here as part of our independent city walking tour. easy to find. Great architecture. Make sure you kook at the building from the main street and also down the side road to see the most.  more »

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