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Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque

Jalan Gertak Merah, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Commissioned in 1900 by Sultan Abu Bakar--a much respected monarch widely referred to as the 'Father of Modern Johor'-- this grand mosque can accommodate 2,000 worshippers.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque is one of the buildings constructed during the early stages of the modern Johor statehood. The mosque architecture bears Victorian style, testimony of the then British influence on the state rulers. Despite not particularly large, its significance on the...More

Thank AzlanFirman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drop off point You can take photos outside of the Sultanate Palace. The most catching eye of the Crown and there Fountains on the night time the fountain having Led Light colors to gives more Delight.

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Its really sad to see such a beautiful Masjid closed for renovation for period of 2 years. The masjid is still open for visitors but only the outside part. The inside is closed and unfortunately you dont see anyone working. The view of masjid from...More

Thank tormm77
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This mosque is beautiful from the outside. The landmark for Johor Bahru. Still closed for renovations. You can pray in front of the main mosque.

Thank Lita K
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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 a terrible waste of a great tourist resource...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 3 March 2017

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

Thank locomotore
Reviewed 19 February 2017

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. Events are organised throughout the year. It is also nearby...More

Thank mb0310
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice palace n good place for us to get to know more about our sultan Johor. Can see where is the sultan installation process being carried out

Thank sansancheng
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Lovely grand mosque. was undergoing some renovations when we got there but you would definitely appreciate the architecture for this place of worship

Thank DrHameed
Reviewed 30 January 2017

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 and walked all around on the outside. It was very...More

Thank Linda S
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28 June 2016|
Response from Fasta'Iza N |
Because it's a mosque, you can visit from early morning pray (5 am) till nite pray (9 pm).