Nanjing Caoqiao mosque is named after the place where it located.
There were 33 mosques in Nanjing in 1958, and Caoqiao mosque was the important one of them. It was built in Qing Dynasty(1736 -795), then unfortunately get destroyed when Taiping Heavenly Kingdom came in power. The mosque was rebuilt in Tongzhi Qing Dynasty.
The main buildings of the mosque are in traditional Chinese architectural style, including 5 main halls, 6 Lecture halls relatively located in north and south of the yard, 3 Water halls and other facilities. A large number of muslim living in this area, where Caoqiao mosque is the prime place for muslims to pray.