Al Noor Masjid is only mosque in the northern of Vietnam, built in 1890. It has designed by people of the Indian subcontinent and it is painted in Green and white.
There are five prayer sessions during a day. Teacher- Abdul Salam is to be here during all of those prayers. He studied in Lybia a Arabic Languages and Islam Studies.
Today the mosque is frequented by a varied group of Muslims, most of them expatriates connected to embassies from Malaysia, Libya, Egypt, Lebanon, Indonesia India, Algeria, Yemen, Iraq, Vietnam, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
Approximately 200 people attend the prayers. There are approximately 60 ‘Vietnamese Muslims’ in Hanoi.