Travel to China: Xi'an: Photo 20
The grounds are a narrow rectangle with an east-west distance five times greater than its north-south distance. This creates a problem, since mosques are usually oriented in the direction of Mecca. In this case, cardinal axiality wins.
Here, the wooden archway at the entrance to the mosque.
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