Mosques & islamic centers in South Korea

There are 8 mosques and few other islamic centers in South Korea spread in different places ranging from Seoul, Busan and some other places. Please note that non muslims are allowed you to enter the compound to visit the mosque. Just please be sure to bring modest clothes, and women, please cover your heads during the visit.

Among them:

(You may also download the pdf list in Korean language here)

1. The Seoul Central Mosque ( Masjid Seoul - 서울 중앙성원)

The mosque is located in downtown Seoul in Itaewon, Seoul Central Mosque is the first permanent mosque located in South Korea and is the only mosque in Seoul. The mosque was built in 1976, with the assistance of the Korean government and a large monetary contribution from Saudi Arabia and other Islamic countries.
The mosque has three floors, which have different functions. On the first floor there is a Korean Muslim Federation offices and meeting rooms, while the prayer hall on the second floor and three. In this place also built a madrassa used as an Islamic educational institution for children, Islamic Culture Research Center and other Islamic organizations.

Address : 732-21, Hannam2-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul-si.

서울특별시 용산구 우사단로10길 39 (한남동)

Direction: Take Subway Line 6 to Itaewon Station (Exit 3).From the exit, continue for 110 meters and turn right onto Usadan-ro.Continue for 170 meters and turn left onto Usadan-ro 10-gil.Continue for 200 meters to reach the mosque on the left.


2. Mosque Busan

Busan is the second Masjid mosque that was founded in South Korea. Built in 1980, with financial support from Fellaq Ali, former Minister of Finance of Libya. The mosque is located at 30-1 Namsan-dong Keumjeong-ku, Busan. In this mosque, everyone can learn more about Islam in South Korea. They also have computer class, arabic class, English Class, regular Islamic lectures on Sundays from 11am to 12pm and Daily Islamic lectures in the center.

Address:Busan Al-Fatah Masjid busan 30-1 Namsan-dong Keumjeong-ku, Pusan, Korea, Pusan, South Korea 613-104, SOUTH KOREA

Direction : Nearby Dussil subway station take Exit 8, go straight, walk 300 m and turn right.


3. Masjid Gwangju

Gwangju Mosque is the third mosque built in Korea. Located in Yeok-dong 48-9, Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do. Gwangju mosque was opened in 1981. The mosque is the only mosque in Gwangju. The mosque is managed by the Korea Muslim Federation.

Address : Gwangju Masjid 48-9, Yeok-ri Gwangju-eup Gwangju-gun Gyeonggi-do South Korea

gwangju masjid

4. Mosque Jeolla-do / Jeonju

Jeonju is a city that has a tradition and Korean art with beautiful harmonies. The harmony, also shown in Jeonju Mosque which has a Korean and Islamic architecture.

5. Masjid Ansan

The mosque is located at 741-5, Wongok-dong, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do. The mosque is usually used by Muslim immigrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Indonesia working near Ansan Industrial Complex. Ansan masjid has been rebuild with great facilities. Masjid owned by muslim providing 5 prayers a day plus the tahajud and the jumaa salat u can take wodu there or even take a room in the first floor also ther is a hallal food shop

Direction : 500 to 600 meters far from Ansan subway station (ask any one about muslim moque( muslim sawon )in korean language



6. Masjid Anyang

Not far from Seoul, stands a mosque named Masjid Anyang. Just like Ansan, this mosque was also used by the South Korean immigrant. But mostly immigrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan who worship at this mosque.Its very closed to Anyang University.Just Go left street from main gate of University.

Direction :From Myeonghak train station (line 1) just take a taxi (about 3000 won – august year 2008 rate) to anyang university


7. Bupyeong Masjid

Located at the east end of Incheon, or between Seoul and Incheon, Bupyeong mosque is a place of worship for Muslims who work in the area and its surroundings, including the Namdong Industrial Complex in Incheon. , The mosque is located at 574-19, Sipjeong-dong, Bupyeong-gu, Incheon.

8. Masjid Gyeonggi / Paju

The mosque is located near the river Injin, which lies between Seoul and the North Korean city of Kaesong. , The mosque is located at 421-9, Yeongtae-ri, Wonreung-myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do.


9. Islamic Centers/Macheon-Geoyeo Center

Address : 186-26, Geoyeo-dong, Songpo-gu, Seoul
Tel : +82-2- 431-6850

10. Suwon Center

Address : 320-15, Dangsu-dong, Gwonseon-gu, Suwon , Gyeonggi-do
Tel : +82- 31- 295-2956

11. Jeju Center

Address : Rm. 1215, Jeonghan Officetel, 939, Nohyeong-dong, Jeju
Tel : +82- 64- 712-1215

12. Daegu Center

Address : 202-6, Jukjeon-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
Tel : +82-53- 523-2171

13. Gwangju Center

Address : 894-7, Wolgyeo-dong, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
Tel : +82-62- 972-5136
Website of Korea Muslim Foundation: (Korean, English)

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