The mosque was built in the year 742 A.D.during the Tang Dynasty and it was restored over the years with many ancient furnitures and buildings being added on from the period of Ming until Qing Dynasties.
It is simply awesome to admire them when cold teperature always made Anay's mood very HAPPY.
They were so many layers of arches and doors to explore........
......... and so many interesting corners to camwhore!
Anay surely had to pose there and do his signature "golek kaki" a bit. Tell me nice or not?
The grounds were spotlessly clean and well swept. We loved it.
We spent over 2 hours relaxing on the benches like new courting couples in love.
There are different arches to pass through before you enter another courtyard.
Even their washing area before prayers has the majestic and grandeur looking entrance!
I saw an old bicycle!! ........Anay was going to fetch Letchumy to ronda-ronda!
Letchumy waited lovingly for Anay to come on his old bicycle.
.....Every door leads you to a new environment.....
"May each new day leads you to a new happy beginnings"
Letchumy mumbled that she wants to climb the 99 peaks Jianghuai Mountains in Anhui next year!! Poor anay's legssss!
An ancient well.
Here is where they kept the big drum to call for daily prayers.
There is a lovely mosaic art piece of the Mecca and they were made from tiny pieces of jade pieces in its natural colours!
It was very warm to see all the Muslim brothers chatting away happily in every available corner prior to their prayers.
This is the final arch and you will enter the main building of the big prayer hall. No photos were allowed inside and I had to stay outside as a respect too.
All the Muslim brothers hurriedly walked into the hall on time for the call of prayers.
At that moment the Azan filled the air, naturally I suddenly thought of our friend Blogger Lina, therefore I told myself that I had to dedicate this interesting post to her with the hope that she could bring her family there someday in Winter too!