The Shahporan Mosque & Islamic Education Centre welcomes visitors from All Faiths or non-Faith.

Visiting the Mosque:

Visits to the Mosque should be by arrangement. Shoes should be taken off at the point of entry and placed in the shoe boxes provided. Women visiting the male prayer hall should wear a headscarf or similar. No food or drinks are allowed in the prayer halls unless specified (during Iftar Meals) and Smoking and vaping are not allowed anywhere in our buildings.

As part of the decorum of a centre attached to a Mosque, users and visitors are kindly asked to observe the following dress code:

  • Users and visitors are asked to dress modestly.
  • Avoid see-through, revealing or low-cut clothing.
  • Shorts are not allowed. Skirts and dresses should reach the ankles.

Women:

Women should have all skin covered; ankle-length skirts or pants are required. Sleeves should reach to each wrist and the hair should be covered by a headscarf. Pants or skirts that are too revealing, clingy, or tight should not be worn.

Men:

Men should wear long pants and shirts when visiting mosques. Short-sleeved shirts are acceptable as long as the sleeves are not shorter than average. If in doubt, wear long sleeves.

Do Not Point Feet:

While sitting, avoid pointing your feet in the direction of theĀ Qibla, the primary wall inside the mosque indicating the direction of Mecca.

Prayer Times

Followers of Islam are expected to pray five times a day, the position of the sun determines the times, prayer times differ between regions and seasons at Shahporan Mosque Prayer times are shown on Prayer screen upon entering the Mosque.

In general, tourists should avoid visiting a mosque during prayer times. If present during the prayers, visitors should sit quietly at the back wall without taking photos.

If you would like to arrange Mosque Visit Please email info@shahporanmosque.org