Opening of the Tokyo Mosque, 1938 But the … Kyoto Masjid,The Japan Muslim Guide provides information on accommodation, restaurants and mosques for Muslim visitors to Japan. We would be very happy if this could be of any help in making your trip more comfortable. SMCA is registered with Japan government. We want our Center to be not only a place for worship for our Muslim community but also a welcoming place for the Japanese public to discover the beauty of Islam. The Kobe Muslim Mosque, the first mosque in Japan, was built in 1935 through the donations of the neighborhood Muslim community, which consisted of Indians, Tatars and Turks. There are many regular and occasional activities by SMCA. Voices Japan has ruled to spy on all Muslims – after living there, I'm not surprised. We would be very happy if this could be of any help in making your trip more comfortable. It has survived air raids during the War in the Pacific as well as the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake, and the original building is intact even today. There are several mosques operating in Japan. Saitama Masjid, the first Masjid in Saitama-city, is managed by Saitama Muslim Cultural Association (SMCA): Organization of all Muslims of Saitama university and Muslims living wide around Saitama Masjid. Our goal is to build Kyoto Central Masjid in Kyoto. Local Mosques and the Lives of Muslims in Japan Kawakami Yasunori The Muslim community in Japan has a history of about 100 years. We would like to ask your support to make this unique project a reality. For example, an Islamic mosque in Kobe dates from 1935. 1-19 Oyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0065 Tel: 03-5790-0760 / Mail: info ＠ tokyocamii.org Members' family in Japan are also included. and according to an article on the web site Japan Focus about Muslims living in Japan, at least one mosque … Osaka Masjid,The Japan Muslim Guide provides information on accommodation, restaurants and mosques for Muslim visitors to Japan. Nagoya, Japan – The largest mosque in Japan opened its doors on November 20 near the central Japanese city of Nagoya, heralding a new chapter in the East Asian nation’s relationship with Islam Islamic Circle of Japan (ICOJ) is a non-ethnic, non-sectarian, open to all, independent, grass root organization based in Japan working for establishing pious, Allah fearing and peaceful society.