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Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque, Johor Bahru

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Sultan Abu Bakar State 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 State Mosque can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • What a beautiful building this is,but how does it get so run down. I would of thought such a tourist attraction would be kept pristine at all times. To have to close it completely for renovation seems...  more »
  • When I was there, the mosque was undergoing refurbishment works, so I could not visit the inside. The outside was nice, thanks also to the gorgeous weather  more »
  • The building is very large, spacious, cool, however one has to walk down steps of staircase to the rest room and wudhu area. Clean drinking water is provided at several places, most welcome by many. E...  more »