Masjid Umar mosque


Masjid Umar mosque

Masjid Umar is a mosque in Evington, Leicester, England. It is large and grand having four minarets and a great dome.[1]

The building was completed in 2000 and was shortlisted in 2005 for the ACE / RIBA Award for Religious Architecture. It was described as having "presence, integrity and modesty."[2][3]

References

  1. ^ Philip Wilkinson, Peter Ashley, English Heritage, The English buildings book, p. 96, http://books.google.com/books?id=2K4VAQAAIAAJ 
  2. ^ Sungur, Elif (13 November 2005). "ACE / RIBA Award for Religious Architecture". Dexigner. http://www.dexigner.com/design_news/3540.html. Retrieved 20 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Jordan, Adrian (4 November 2005). "Shortlist For Religious Architecture Award Revealed". Culture 24. http://www.culture24.org.uk/places+to+go/east+midlands/leicester/art31671. Retrieved 20 January 2010. 

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Coordinates: 52°37′27″N 1°06′06″W / 52.62418°N 1.10176°W / 52.62418; -1.10176