Tokyo Camii and Diyanet Turkish Culture Center is an important center representing Islamic civilization and Turkish culture in the Far East. Since its construction in 2000, our mosque has hosted many visitors from different nationalities. During this period of time, high-ranking officials from many countries, especially Türkiye and Japan, has visited Tokyo Camii and Diyanet Turkish Culture Center.
Tokyo Camii and Diyanet Turkish Culture Center offers a unique example in terms of architecture and art. Built in accordance with Ottoman architecture, Tokyo Camii breathes new life into the city with its minaret and dome, artistic works, prayers and events. This active center attracts both the congregation who come to the mosque to worship and visitors who want to learn about Islam and Islamic arts. Therefore, our mosque provides services for both Muslims and non-Muslims.
Tokyo Camii, which is the main center for Muslims from Japan and other countries who meet with each other during prayer times, has become a place where the awareness of the Ummah is experienced at the highest level. Especially during Friday and Eid prayers, our mosque is overflowing with Muslims from all nations including men, women, children and the elderly. Many religious services such as shahadah ceremony, wedding ceremony, Quran lessons, religious gatherings and conferences are provided within the Tokyo Camii.
Similarly, Tokyo Camii and Diyanet Turkish Culture Center is a focal point frequently visited by non-Muslim visitors from Japan and other countries who are interested in Islam and Turkish culture. In addition to individual visits, tourist groups also come to our mosque and get information. Many educational institutions, from primary schools to universities, bring their students to the mosque in groups so that they can receive information directly from the mosque officials.
As a result of this favor shown by everyone, both Muslim and non-Muslim, Tokyo Camii and Diyanet Turkish Culture Center has risen to the fourth place in the list of free-to-enter and must-see places in Japan, according to the results determined by the votes of visitors on a world-renowned travel site.
Tokyo Camii and Diyanet Turkish Culture Center is still an active center that offers one of the outstanding examples of Islamic thought and aesthetics. The concept of “Camii”, which means “place of gathering and socializing”, finds its exact equivalent in the Tokyo Camii. Tokyo Camii and Diyanet Turkish Culture Center strives to improve the friendship between Türkiye and Japan. We welcome you to our mosque.
Japan Diyanet Foundation-2020