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Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque, Johor Bahru

(3.9/5 based on 170+ 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
  • Lovely grand mosque. was undergoing some renovations when we got there but you would definitely appreciate the architecture for this place of worship 
  • This mosque is lovely and set in a beautiful park-like location overlooking the Straight of Johor right over to Singpaore. We didn't enter the mosque itself but there was lots of parking so we parked ...  more »
  • This white and huge mosque located in a hill overlooking the Straits of Johor, is a must visit for those who appreciate the aesthetics value of the old colonial English Victorian architecture. Also du...  more »
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  • Very nice place
  • Architecture-wise is breath taking!
  • Wow...Glorious
  • Just Exellent
  • I woukd like to pray there...