Malaysia is a southeast Asian country where the Malays and other races practice Islam. Hence, it is one of the main religions of Malaysia.
Malaysia also homes to many amazing monuments and architectures that attract number of people all over the world. The magnificent monuments also include beautiful mosques with fabulous architecture and a history to narrate.
Some of the best mosques of Malaysia are as follows:
1.Malacca Straits Mosque
It is called the floating mosque and the reason behind it is that it has been constructed right on the stilts of a river. This splendorous mosque of Malaysia will also allow one to witness the most beautiful sunset and the sunrise. Moreover, the interior of the most with amazing lighting will just mesmerize you.
2. Blue Mosque
Termed as the Abdul Aziz Mosque is the largest mosque of Malaysia. The best thing about this mosque is that at a time at least 24,000 people can gather for prayer. The reason why is it called blue mosque is because of striking blue and silver dome and its minarets are the tallest minarets in the world.
3.Federal Territory Mosque
Federal Territory Mosque is in Kuala Lampur Malaysia. Its architecture is inspired from the Blue Mosque in Istanbul and the Taj Mahal in Agra. Its construction reveals many architecture styles such as two minaret towers are a blend of Indo-Islamic and Mughal styles, calligraphy carvings are in the Moorish style and the stunning turquoise domes are of Persian architecture.
4.Al Hussain Mosque
After Malacca Straits Mosque this is also known as another floating mosque. This construction are decorated with marble, pebbles, granite and quartz. Visiting this mosque will also give one a clear view of the Andaman sea.
This also another famous mosque of the Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lampur. People generally visit the mosque to see the umbrella-like roof which symbolizes the yearning of an independent country, also it consists of a 73 meters high minarets and 16 pointed star concrete stamp on the roof. After visiting the mosque one will be able to witness a fountain and a pool that adds beauty to the mosque.
6. Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque
The Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque is also termed as the Steel or the irony mosque. To make it one of the significant mosques in the world about 6,000 tonnes of reinforced stainless steel were used to construct it. The construction of the mosque reveals the German and the Chinese style of architecture.
In 1997 this mosque came into existence. Moreover, the Prime Minister’s office as is also just next to the PM office.
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When counting on famous mosques of Malaysia, thisCrystal Mosque can not be missed out. To visit this mosque one has to travel to the island of Wan Man, in Kuala Terengganu. This is not very old mosque as it came into existence between 2006-2008.