The place of worship of the followers of the Islamic religion is known as a 'mosque'. The Muslims gather in mosques to pray and participate in events of their community. Mosques in York also serve as a place to exchange information among the people. The Imam leads the prayer in the mosques.
Mosques in York have mihrab, which faces Mecca, and it is used to point the people towards Mecca while praying. Majority of the mosques in York have detailed domes, towers known as minarets and prayer halls. The area for prayer for men and women are separate in the mosques. Mosques in York can also be used for festivals and other social events.