Mosque is a place of worship. it is a place of Ibadah. Even a small shade created with the sole intention to felicitate prayer earns a lots of reward but we can’t stop admiring the beautiful mosques from around the world and their qubuliyat in the sight of Allah subhan a ta’ala. Here is a list of 14 beautiful mosque to visit in Malaysia, if you happen to be in Malaysia.
1. Mosque to visit in Malaysia: Putra Mosque
Putra Mosque is located at Putrajaya, Malaysia! Facing the scenic Putrajaya Lake, this place is arguably Putrajaya’s most distinctive landmark and one of the most modern mosques in the world. Beautiful architecture Masha Allah! The design is inspired by the design of Sheikh Omar Mosque in Baghdad.
2. National Mosque of malasiya
National Mosque of Malaysia (Negara Malaysia) is the world’s 13th largest mosques in the world. Situated in Kuala Lumpur, the mosque has a capacity of 15000 worshippers and is situated on 13 acres of beautiful gardens. A beautiful and calmful mosque to pray in.
3. Crystal Mosque
Crystal Mosque, or Masjid Kristal is the second largest mosque in Southeast Asia, with an area of 2,146 meters and a capacity of hundreds of worshipers.
4. Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque is the state mosque of Selangor, Malaysia. It is located in Shah Alam and is Malaysia’s largest mosque. Its most distinguishing feature is its large blue and silver dome.
5. Malacca Straits Mosque
The Malacca Straits Mosque in Malaysia was uniquely constructed to give the illusion that it’s floating when the tide is high? The mosque‘s 30-meter-tall minaret is also used as a lighthouse
6. Al-Bukhary Mosque
Situated in Alor Setar, Kedah, Al-Bukary Mosque is within the Al-Bukhary Complex alongside various facilities including a medical centre, a community centre, an old folks’ academy, an orphanage and a learning centre. The beautiful interior and exterior are inspired by mosques in Iran and Turkey. The five-layered archway depicts the five pillars of Islam. A stunning reflecting pool with Arabesque motifs faces the front of the mosque’s entrance.
7. Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
The mosque was officially opened on 2 February 2000 following a proclamation of the city status of Kota Kinabalu. The architectural design is based on the Nabawi Mosque, the second holiest site in Islam, in Medina, Saudi Arabia.You can take the paddle boat rides where you will see the mosque across the water. Non-Muslims can visit the mosque except during prayers.
8. Kapitan Keling Mosque
Kapitan Keling Mosque is built by Penang’s first Indian Muslim settlers in 1801. It is the largest mosque in Georgetown. The mosque has its large golden-yellow Mughal-design domes, crescents and stars. You can hear the Muslim prayers from the Indian-Islamic minaret.
9. Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque
The mosque was built and opened in 1995 on a floating platform that gives it a unique view from all sides of the Kuala Ibai Lagoon near the estuary of Kuala Ibai River
10. Federal Territory Mosque
The Federal Territory Mosque is a blend of Ottoman & Malay architectural styles.It is located near MATRADE complex and the Federal Government Complex off JalanDuta, in Segambut district.In the mosque, there are 22 various beautiful domes made from composite material of glass fibre and epoxy, which is light and durable.
11. Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque
Located in Johor Bahru, Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque is a stunning building which features a mix of both Victorian-Moorish architecture and traditional Islamic design. The mosque features four minaret towers and the interior of the building is mostly white marble.
12. Sabah State Mosque
With a unique combination of contemporary and Islamic architecture, the Sabah State Mosque in Kota Kinabalu, opened in 1977 is a masterpiece! This majestic mosque has a balcony exclusively for Muslim women, with room for up to 500
The Ubudiah Mosque (Malay: Masjid Ubudiah) is a small mosque located in the royal town of Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia.
The mosque was built during the reign of the 28th Sultan of Perak, Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I Ibni Almarhum Raja Bendahara Alang Iskandar Teja, who commissioned its construction as thanksgiving for his recovery from an illness that plagued him in his later years. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on 26 September 1913
14. Masjid Jamek
It is located right next to the Masjid Jamek LRT station. The mosque’s architecture has a combination of Moorish, Islam and Magul.
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