Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, Kota Kinabalu

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Religious Site
Imposing and lavish Kota Kinabalu City Mosque seems to float on a manmade lagoon. The design takes inspiration from Nabawi Mosque, the second holiest site in Islam, with one blue and gold dome and four minarets. Take a guided tour of the building to learn more about the history and architecture of the mosque, and about Islam in general. Enjoy a pedal boat ride on the lagoon for a good view of the building from the outside. If you intend on entering the mosque, dress respectfully in clothing that covers your legs, arms, and shoulders. Respect the Islamic tradition by removing your shoes at the entrance. Use our Kota Kinabalu vacation builder to add Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and other attractions to your Kota Kinabalu vacation plans.
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  • one of a must visit in kota kinabalu. Everyone can go inside the mosque for a quick visit. It's beautiful in the sunset also  more »
  • This mosque one of tourist destination in KK, surrounded by pond and the location near to beach. There are also handycraft shop and foodcourt at the mosque area.  more »
  • A beautiful Mosque surrounded by water. Amazing to see and stunning to behold. A peaceful place to visit  more »
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  • A beautiful mosque that's peaceful and the people who run it are friendly, compassionate and gentle people. You feel the calm in the temple. It has the happiness and positivity of kids laughing and talking and then the people who are intimately praying. It was a great experience and a wonderful wonderful place. It is an incredibly well organized and spiritual place.
  • Attraction for travellers.. A mosque look like floating in a lagoon.. Popular among tourists from Northern Asia..
  • It was really really stunning. Would probably even more so if during sunset. I visited around 3pm and was not able to see the pink skies but i got the chance to see that wonderful reflection of ths mosque in the waters. There's even a rental of muslim dresses and hijab for non muslims if you want to go inside. It was for MYR5. Very nice experience even though weather is really really humid.
  • A beautiful and peaceful ritual house. Theres a time for non muslim visitors to enter. Checkout the times here.
  • It's pretty, clean, and quite large. It seems active in community events and gets crowded during prayer times, with visitors even from other countries (like China) coming to pray here. For non-Muslims, do be sure to note their visiting hours so as not to be disappointed when you get turned away during their prayer times.