Nizamiye Mosque

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The Nizamiye Mosque has been established in 2012 with the grace and mercy of Allah SWT. The Nizamiye Complex and specifically the Mosque are the outcomes and symbols of commitment and dedication to the selfless service of the Deen (faith) and the wider humanity. Programs and activities at the Mosque are based on the injunction of Quraan following the authentic Ahaadith and conduct of Nabi Muhammed S.A.W in conformance to the Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jamaa’ah.

Over the years many Islamic seminars, symposia, Jalsahs, Islamiat, and Qiraat Competitions and Olympiads have been held at Nizamiye. It has attracted many people of different faiths to visit and learn about the sublime Deenul Islam.

Alhamdulillah, the Nizamiye clinic, which was built and handed over to the Gauteng Department of Health to operate, offers free health service primarily to the less fortunate. Feeding schemes, outreach, and humanitarian aid also form part of our activities.

Allah (swt) blessed Nizamiye with visits and contributions of many prominent local and international Ulama and Qurraa.

We pray to Allah for His acceptance and may Allah grant success and safety to all the His Houses around the globe. Aameen.


Construction on Nizamiye Masjid began in October 2009 and was completed in 2012. The basic plan of the masjid was adopted from the 16th-century Ottoman Selimiye Mosque, located in Edirne, Turkey, was designed by Mimar Sinan.

Nizamiye Masjid was scaled to the Selimiye Mosque by a ratio of 80%. The plans for the mosque were designed in Turkey and adapted by a South African architect to South African building standards.

The mosque has a main dome that is 31m high and 24m wide that is covered in 48 tons of lead. There are an additional 4 half domes and 21 smaller domes. Inside the mosque are authentic Turkish ceramics on the walls and calligraphy on the ceiling. The dome is patterned with Turkish art and the custom-made carpet below is a reflection of it. There are 4 minarets that are 55m high, which have stairs that go up to three platforms. There are 232 stained glass windows.

Up to 6,000 people can be accommodated per service within the facilities of the central prayer hall for men and the prayer gallery for women. There are five ablution facilities in one of the courtyards


Nizamiye Mosque operates in South Africa and serves its people and neighboring countries. It conducts quality education in Islamic and modern sciences, offers health services and social and cultural activities

It is a leading institution built on Islamic and universal values and working to foster these values among the individuals and society and supply correct and valuable information about Islam based authentic resources
Nizamiye mosque website
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