Sydney Gallipoli Mosque
brief history ...
Gallipoli Mosque is named after a beach in Turkey, where in April 25, 1915 the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) tried to land, suffering massive losses in human lives.
Based on traditional Turkish design, Gallipoli Mosque it took thirteen years to complete and was opened in 1999. Inside, the mosque is decorated with marble imported from Turkey and the walls there are beautifully painted in a classic Ottoman Celi Sulus style calligraphy with fragments from the Qur'an.
tourist information ...
How to get there
Best by train
to Auburn station. There is a five minutes walk from the station to the mosque.
. For more details please check the trip planner
Address: 15-19 North Parade Auburn N.S.W 2144
Telephone (02) 9646 5972
Web Site: Turkish Gallipoli Mosque
Hours of Operation
Due to the daily prayers, the mosque is opened to tourist by appointment. Use the above contact details.
Recommended Clothing and Manners
Since the mosque is a place of worship, visitors and worshippers are required to:
- dress modestly
- ladies are required to wear long dresses or trousers, long sleeves and a head scarf
- men are required to wear shirts with long sleeves and long pants
- shoes must be removed at the entrance
- no food or drinks may be consumed inside the mosque
- the mobile phones should be switched off
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