Old Tamil Mosque built by Early Tamil immigrants in Chinatown; a cultural centre, a Meeting place and house of worship by pioneers. Built nest To the Thian Hock Keng Temple - a unique Feature even in early Singapore - religious an racial harmony.

This was gazetted as a National monument on 29 November 1974.

The Nagore Durgha Mosque was built between 1828 and 1830. It is therefore one of the earliest houses of worship in Singapore. This Mosque is also known as Masjid Moulana Mohammad Ally and is in memory of the holy man Shahul Hamid of Nagore, South India.

Land was granted to one Kaderpillai in 1827 and provision was made that no building of wood and attap should be erected. By the Court Order of 15 June 1893 a board of new trustees was appointed; they were M. Mohamed, V. Hameed, S.Saiboo Ghany ,K. Mohamed Ismail and T. Chinna Tamby.

The Mosque has floral Corithian pillars, fan lights over windows, a pierced Islamic balustrade and two stepped minarets.

The Mosque must have been not only a house of worship but also a meeting place of early Tamil Muslims and a cultural centre as well. A unique feature of even early Singapore was its religious and racial harmony for this Mosque is located nest to the oldest Hokkien Temple, the Thian Hock Keng Temple; both are located in Telok Ayer Street, the centre of Chinatown.

Historical Sites in Singapore
Ban Siew San Temple
St Joseph’s Institution
Ministry Of Labour Building
Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple
Long Shan Si "Leong San See Temple"
Yue Hai Qing Miao "Yueh Hai Ching Temple"
Raffles Statue (Opposite Victoria Memorial Concert Hall)
Sultan Mosque / Masjid Sultan
The Chinese Chamber Of Commerce Building
Roman Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart
Church Of St Peter And Paul
Caldwell’s House
Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple
Raffles Place (Commercial Square)
Pearl’s Hill
Cavenagh Bridge
Sri Mariamman Temple
Hong Lim Green "Hong Lim Park"
Sri Krishnan Temple
Raffles Institution
Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church
Church of Our Lady of Lourdes
Sri Dhandayuthapani Temple
Abdul Gafoor Mosque

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