An annual event that sees hundreds of mosques across the UK open their doors to the wider community is going virtual due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Under normal circumstances, Visit My Mosque day is a campaign that supports over 250 mosques across the UK to hold open days for tens of thousands of visitors, and is facilitated by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB).
But this year, people of all faiths and none will be able to enjoy a virtual tour of a dozen mosques on June 19-21 from the comfort of their homes due to the lockdown in the UK.
Although places of worship reopened for individual prayer on June 15 in England, mosques have decided to remain closed due to the congregational nature of prayers held in them.
Most are busy preparing prayer spaces to ensure that social distancing guidelines are adhered to when they do reopen to worshippers.

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