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Taluksangay Mosque

Visit the oldest mosque in Zamboanga — the Taluksangay Mosque.

Taluksangay Mosque is considered the centre of propagation of Islam in the Western Mindanao region. It is also the oldest, having been built in 1885 by Abdullah Maas Nuno. It is large and well-maintained Mosque, thanks to the number of expansions made throughout the years to accommodate the growing community. It is worth a visit as it allows appreciation of history and cultural diversity.



The Taluksangay Mosque is located in Barangay Taluksangay, around 18 kilometres north-east of the city centre of Zamboanga.


Opening Days and Hours

You can visit the Mosque anytime within the day except during times of prayer at 05:46, 11:54, 14:58, and 18:01.


Entry Fee and Bookings

Entrance to the Mosque is free.


How to Get There

  • Fly from the country’s capital of Manila to Zamboanga City via Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines.
  • From the Zamboanga City proper, take a jeep bound to Taluksangay along Sevilla St. corner of Don Pablo Lorenzo St. You can find the jeep queue at the front of the Southway Square Mall, near Plaza Pershing. Tell the driver to drop you off at the Taluksangay Mosque.


Suggested For

  • Backpackers/solo travelers
  • Couples
  • Group of friends
  • Families


Time to Spend

You can opt to stay 1 to 2 hours exploring the Mosque.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

You can visit any time of the day except during times of prayer.



Small local food stalls and restaurants can be found within the barangay.


Nearby Attractions

  • Yakan Weaving Village
  • Paseo del Mar
  • Pasonanca Park



You can find a number of accommodations within the Zamboanga city proper, such as Grand Astoria Hotel, Garden Orchid Hotel, CityInn Hotel, Winzelle Suites, and Casa Canelar Pension House. Rates range from USD 20 to USD 45.

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