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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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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Jalan Gertak Merah, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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"bakso"
in 22 reviews
"under renovation"
in 6 reviews
"victorian architecture"
in 4 reviews
"hill top"
in 4 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful masjid"
in 2 reviews
"british influence"
in 2 reviews
"city tour"
in 2 reviews
"take photos"
in 3 reviews
"muslim"
in 13 reviews
"strait"
in 20 reviews
"johor"
in 34 reviews
"majestic"
in 9 reviews
"prayer"
in 9 reviews
"worship"
in 7 reviews
"zoo"
in 13 reviews
"singapore"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque/masjid looked majestic from outside. But it was closed for visitors during my visit last year to Johor Bahru. However, its worth the visit to the mosque even to look around from outside. The area around had garden like look as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This masjid is a landmark of Johor Bahru. It located in a walking distance from JB Central and Komtar mall

Thank Hentje P
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful Mosque .Sultan abu Bakker Mosjid.peaceful place . Masjid design and decoration colour is very beautiful. I want to visit again this masjid.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The mosque is under constructions now for upgrading and some renovations for some times . But still the muslim can perform their prayer as they provided the big space area behind the mosque , still in the area,next to the mosque itself . From the...More

2  Thank RalfShukor
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

historical mosque releated with the johor royal family, mosque situated in the heart of johor town.gothican and Persian architech combination

1  Thank Nazarudeen E
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is a very beautiful state mosque but is unfortunately presently under renovation. I love the white and blue colour mixture. It looks very majestic and elegant. A true historic gem that deserves more coverage and/ or highlights.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Disgusted to see at entrance of a house of worship is so hostile to non Muslims. Never ever seen a notice saying this in any house of worship before.This is not so with mosque in Singapore.I would not doubt there would be other mosque stating...More

1  Thank samsol7
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Closed, guarded, lots of signs saying keep away.... Seems nice from out side... But.... Another unatraction from Johor bharu... I asked around, everyone shake the shoulder and say , cannot visiting... Why???????

1  Thank nuno a
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Excellent mosque! If you visit the mosque, please do drop by to the Istana Besar. Both are worth the trip

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

It was a regular day and was time to perform Asar prayers and so I decided to visit one of the most impressive mosque in area, The Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque! Every time I enter that place... the aura is amazing. Size matters! Aplenty parking,...More

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