Changchun Mosque is located in Muslim Hutong, Changtong Road, Nanguan District. It was the first and largest mosque to be built in the city.
Muslims migrated to Changchun during the Jiaqing period in the Qing Dynasty. In 1824, the first mosque in Changchun was built on Dongsan Avenue in Changchun with donation from local Muslims. It was moved to the current location in 1862. After renovation twice in history, Changchun Mosque once covered 13,000 square meters. Currently main buildings in Changchun Mosque include prayer hall, minaret, imam’s room, lecture rooms and water houses. The prayer hall of Changchun Mosque is typical of traditional Chinese architecture in wood and brick structure with Arabian interior decorations.
Jilin Provincial Islamic Association and Changchun City Islamic Association are located inside Changchun Mosque. After two large-scale expansion, the Mosque is both modern and very attractive. It is now the headquarters of the Islamic Associations of both Jilin Province and Changchun City.