The center was opened in (1992 AD) on an area of ​​(12000 square meters), and it was established with a donation from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz, and that was after the Municipality of Madrid in the late eighties of the last century abdicated the plot of land to the Muslim community in Spain. With construction costs that exceeded ($ 20 million) in order to make this edifice a home for Islam and Muslims in Spain, after having lived for many years looking to have a decent place to hold prayers. The center includes the first Arab Islamic school with a library, exhibition halls and a large lecture hall. The Center has witnessed countless cultural and religious activities and forums for dialogue with different beliefs and cultures. The center is concerned with building bridges of rapprochement, friendliness and understanding between the Muslim community and the people of Spain and providing moral, religious, cultural and financial aid to Islamic societies. It also performs religious, cultural, educational, social, sports, and cooperation with Spanish cultural institutions. The center receives Muslims and members of the Arab community present in Spain and provides a lot of services and works now to improve the image of Islam in the West. The center can be reached via the metro towards the Ventas station