Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque
|Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque|
Detail of facade of Jami Ul-Alfar
|Location||Pettah, Colombo, Sri Lanka|
Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque (known colloquially as the 'Samman Kottu Palli', 'Rathu Palliya' or 'Red Masjid' or the 'Red Mosque') is a historic mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is located on Second Cross Street in Pettah. The mosque is a popular tourist site in the city.
Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque was built Jummah on Fridays. It is one of the oldest mosques in Colombo.to fulfill their required five-times-daily prayer and
Before other landmarks were built, some claim that the Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque was recognized as the landmark of Colombo by sailors approaching the port.
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