El Mina mosque Hurghada

El Mina mosque Hurghada



Mosque El Mina Masjid,  ElMina Mosque a unique architectural monument expresses the Islamic architecture built in the heart of old hurghada directly on the sea.The beautiful mosque is located in the heart of Hurghada, right next to Hurghada Marina. It is open for visitors daily from 9.00-17.00 (except the praying times). The entrance is free

General information about the mosque

El Mina mosque in Arabic: mosque El Mina Masjid has been opened in 2012. The costs of building this massive mosque were around 200 million Egyptian pounds.It’s one of the most popular places to visit in Hurghada. If you are interested in culture and architecture, El Mina mosque is worth visiting. It’s the biggest and most impressive mosque and a building in Hurghada.

How to visit Mosque El Mina Masjid?

It’s possible to take a guided tour to the mosque. Or you can visit there independently as well. The guided tours are part of the Hurghada city tour.

How to dress in a mosque? Dress code for the mosque

Women need to cover themselves (hair, knees and shoulders) to get inside the mosque. If you don’t have clothing for covering yourself, you can loan a dress from El Mina Mosque.Usually, you can’t loan clothes from mosques, but there are lots of tourists visiting El Mina Mosque, who don’t necessarily have appropriate clothing. You can also wear your own scarf and clothes as long as you follow the dress code.

Inside El Mina Mosque

The first thing you need to do before entering the mosque, is to take of your shoes. My advice to you is that go with a guide, if possible.You can book the Hurghada City Tour from hereA link will take you to Marsaalamtours website, which is a popular site for booking the tours.When you are visiting a religious attraction, the last thing you want to do is act disrespectfully. All in all, but a guide would have made the situation so much easier for you

If you don’t have time to go inside, when the mosque is open, go and see it in the evening. El mina mosque Hurghada looks amazing with all the lights on.