Riverside Soofie Mosque and Mausoleum, Durban, South Africa | CruiseBe
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Riverside Soofie Mosque and Mausoleum


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The Riverside Soofie Mosque and Mausoleum is a provincial heritage site in Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

In 1980 it was described in the Government Gazette as

This mosque was erected by the celebrated Hajee Soofie, who immigrated to South Africa in 1895. He was responsible for the construction of 11 other mosques, the establishment of 13 madresas and the laying out of a large number of cemeteries. Hajee Soofie died in 1911 and his body lies interred in the octagonal mausoleum which he designed himself.

 

 




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