The Niujie Mosque in Beijing, China. Without seeing the Arabic lettering on parts of the complex, a visitor might mistake the mosque, which dates back to 996, for a Chinese temple.
The Niujie Mosque in Beijing, China. Without seeing the Arabic lettering on parts of the complex, a visitor might mistake the mosque, which dates back to 996, for a Chinese temple.

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