Also known as the
Yanghang Mosque, the Tartar Mosque is located at the southern end of South Jiefang Road. Built with private donations from the Tartar community, the mosque is unique in its use of traditional Tartar architecture. It features geometric carvings in wood and brick and an octagonal dome adorned with a crescent. The mosque is a main center for worship in Urumqi and covering 3000 sq. m, it can accommodate up to 1000 people in its prayer hall. The mosque is open to tourists, including women, however you must obtain permission prior to visit.
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