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Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque, Johor Bahru
(3.9/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque stands watchfully over the city of Johor Bahru. Built between 1892 and 1900, the Victorian-style mosque is elegant, representing a unique blend of architectural styles with a strong western flair. The minarets are said to be a nod to the style of British watchtowers, and the mix of architectural styles are decidedly Arabian in design. The mosque can accommodate up to 2,000 worshippers and welcomes both muslims and nonmuslims. Be sure to dress respectfully; you will be denied entry otherwise. Using our online itinerary creator, Johor Bahru attractions like Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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TripAdvisor
  • A perfect place to rejuvenating yourself. It has an exceptionally peaceful environment right at the heart of the city. You can feel the positive energy and tranquility whenever you step inside. 
  • As the name says it's a mosque where the sultan goes to pray . It is a magnificent building on the main high way facing the Singapore and the sea . I don't know if we can go inside . But yes I just sa...  more »
  • The mosque was under renovation when I last visited.But , even then, I noticed it was beautifully sculpture.Viewing it from the outside, it still had the serenity in the atmosphere. It cannot be pinpo...  more »
Google
  • Very nice place
  • Architecture-wise is breath taking!
  • Wow...Glorious
  • Just Exellent
  • I woukd like to pray there...