When the golden mosque’s doors are closed, the world goes quiet


The golden mosque is an ancient mosque built in the 1930s in Nyack, New York, by an immigrant group who came to America with a goal to worship in the same place for as long as possible.

It was an extraordinary feat of preservation.

The golden dome is now the site of a museum.

But there are signs of life in the ancient structure, and that’s why, when the doors are shut and the mosque is shuttered, the entire world goes silent.

Here’s how.