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Muslim in Henan

Muslim Population in Henan

Henan Province is the fourth largest province with Hui population after Ningxia, Gansu, Xinjiang. The Hui Nationality has a long history in Henan Province. As early as the tang Dynasty, there were Muslims lived in Henan; the number of Muslims here became more during the Song Dynasty, mostly due to the settlement of officials with their family. At the end of the Yuan Dynasty, Henan had become the main regions for Muslims from central plains area. In the late Qing Dynasty, the Huis had been distributed in nearly one hundred states and counties in Henan.

According to the sixth census statistics in 2010, Henan's Hui population is about 957964 people, which are distributed all over the province including 113 cities and counties. Among them, the areas which have more than ten thousand Hui people include Zhengzhou, Kaifeng, Luoyang, etc... Henan province has three county level Hui Districts and 21 Hui townships.

Muslim Restaurants in Henan

Luoyang Muslim Restaurant

The Hui people are a very important group of Henan residents, who have settled here since the Yuan dynasty. Where there are Muslims, there are Muslim delicacies. Where can you find the famous Muslim restaurants in Henan? Here Top China Travel provide a list of some popular Muslim restaurants in Zhengzhou, Luoyang and Kaifeng.

City District Muslim Restaurant name  Address Tel No. Per Capita Consumption
Zhengzhou Guancheng Mabiao Restaurant (马骉食府)  1-3/f, Arab Mall, Chengdong Road, Guancheng District, Zhengzhou (0371)55176280 RMB 10
Zhengzhou Guancheng Xinijang Tianshan Restaurant (新疆天山饭店) No.35, North Shuncheng Street, Guancheng District, Zhengzhou (0371)66268211 RMB 50
Luoyang   Xigong Babylon Yueshengxiang(巴比伦·月盛祥) No.11, Jiefang Road, Xigong District, Luoyang (0379)62568658 RMB 59
Luoyan Chanhe Dong Lai Shun (东来顺)  No.149 Zhongzhou East Road, Chanhe District, Luoyang     (0379)63986856 RMB 28
Kaifeng Gulou Zhong Xing Lou(中兴楼) No. 28, Hanxing road, Gulou District, Kaifen (0371)22661100 RMB 50
Kaifeng  Shunhe Bai Sui Yu(百岁鱼) No. 90, Mujiaqiao Street, Shunhe Hui District, Kaifeng (0371)25661333 RMB 50

Top Muslim Mosques in Henan

How many Muslim mosques are there in Henan? Henan province has more than 929 mosques. Among them, the famous ones are Kaifeng Grand Mosque, Kaifeng Zhuxianzhen Muslim North Grand Mosque, Zhengzhou North Grand Mosque, Qinyang North Grand Mosque, Boaixian Xiguan Mosque, etc.

Kaifeng East Grand mosque

Kaifeng East Grand mosque is located at No. 7, North and South Qingping Street, Kaifeng City. It is a national model mosque and an important national cultural relic protection unit. The mosque should be built at the latest in the early Ming dynasty and rebuilt in 1407.
Kaifeng North Grand mosque

Kaifeng North Grand mosque, located at No. 1 Tieta Four Street, Longting District, Kaifeng city, is one of the four oldest and most famous mosques in Kaifeng. It is founded in Tang dynasty. In 2008, as an ancient building, the mosque was listed in the fifth group of henan cultural relics protection units.

Zhengzhou North Grand mosque

Zhengzhou North Grand mosque is the oldest and largest mosque built by Islam in Zhengzhou. It started at the end of the Yuan and the beginning of the Ming dynasty. Located at No.128 North Street, Zhengzhou North Grand mosque is the birthplace of the spread of Islam in Zhengzhou.

Luoyang Dongguan mosque

Luoyang Dongguan mosque, located in the middle of Dongguan Street Chanhe Hui District, Luoyang city, is an early mosque in the central plains and was once the seat of the first Iraqi association in Luoyang. The mosque was first built in the Ming dynasty and expanded again during the Emperor Qianlong period of the Qing dynasty. Now, it is not only a place for local Muslim to conduct religious activities but also the center of all Muslim social activities, such as learning, communication and sports.