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Muslim in Zhejiang

Muslim Population in Zhejiang

How many Muslims are there in Zhejiang? According to the statistics in 2020, there are about 117,000 ethnic minorities who believe in Islam in Zhejiang province, mainly distributed in cities of Hangzhou, Ningbo and Jiaxing, Yiwu, etc.

Islam has been introduced into Zhejiang for more than 1,400 years. The notes and local records written by scholars from the Song and Yuan dynasties had recorded the information about the life of the Hui nationalities in Hangzhou. During the Yuan Dynasty, there was a large amount of the records of Hui people and muslim activties. Later in the Ming and Qing dynasties, the range of muslim activities in Zhejiang gradually expanded from big cities like Hangzhou, Ningbo to small and medium-sized cities like Jiaxing, Lishui, Quzhou, etc...

Popular Muslim Restaurants in Zhejiang

Lebanese Restaurant

Where are the famous Muslim restaurants in Zhejiang? Here Top China Travel provide a list of some popular Muslim restaurants in major cities of Zhejiang province.

City District  Muslim Restaurant name Address Tel No.  Per Capita Consumption
Hangzhou Shangcheng Mutton Soup Restaurant(羊汤饭店) 64 Zhongshan Middle Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou (0571)87027346 RMB 25
Hangzhou Xihu Gulanxuan(古兰轩总店) No.374-3, 1/f, Xiangzhang Commercial Building, Wensan West Road, Xihu Distric (0571)88973285 RMB 46
Ningbo Haishu Lebanese Restaurant(黎巴嫩) No. 320, Zhenming Road, Haishu District, Ningbo (0574)87315861 RMB 73
Ningbo Yinzhou Sanjiangyuan Beef Ramen(三江源) No. 582-1, Baofeng Road, Yinzhou District, Ningbo 13857886690 RMB 15
Yiwu Zhucheng Ariana Restaurant(阿里亚娜) No. 590, North Changzhou Road, Zhucheng Street, Yiwu (0579)85565881 RMB 56
Yiwu Zhucheng China Lanzhou Beef Noodles No. 120, North Changzhou Road, Zhucheng Street, Yiwu (0579)85440298 RMB 15

Top Muslim Mosques in Zhejiang

How many Muslim mosques are there in Zhejiang? There are 5 mosques in Zhejiang province and 6 worshippers, including Hangzhou Fenghuang mosque, Jiaxing mosque and Ningbo mosque.

Phoenix Mosque

Hangzhou Fenghuang Mosque, a famous Chinese Islamic mosque, is located on Zhongshan Middle Road (Southern Song Dynasty Royal Street), Shangcheng District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province. Due to its phoenix -shape architectural layout, it is also called Phoenix Mosque(phoenix means Fenghuang in Chinese ).  Built in the Tang Dynasty, Hangzhou Fenghuang Mosque is also known as  one of the four big ancient China Islamic mosques. It is the main place of Islamic religious festival activities, and also center of Hangzhou's Islamic worship.

Jiaxing Mosque is located on the south side of Tongji Bridge in Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province which is a courtyard building of the southern Yangtze style. It was firstly built in the Ming Dynasty and rebuilt in the Qing Dynasty.

Ningbo Mosque is located in Xihouying Lane, Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province. It was built during the Xianping period (998-1003) of Song dynasty and restored on the bank of the Moon Lake Hongqiao in 1699. The Ningbo Ethnic Liaison Committee is set in the mosque.