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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.
Jalan Gertak Merah, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
+60 7-224 2000
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

By praying to Allah we feel better here. United as muslims. Great spiritual place for religious folks.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank anu_v
Reviewed 31 December 2018

This place is quite large and really was worth the visit despite the fact it was closed and under maintenance. Even from the outside the architecture is just stunning and a beautiful place to visit and take in the tranquility. Very close (across the road)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank helenls_hels
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This is the first Mosque "EVER" that I have been denied access to! My great friend Mohammed, peace be upon him; would be very angry about this! The main building was under renovation when I was there and the temporary Mosque denies access to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank bukitlist7
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I am truly fascinated by the Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque in Johor Bahru for its beautiful Moorish architecture built by a Malay architect Muhammad Arif in 1893. It is located on a small hilltop overlooking the scenic Straits of Johor and Singapore. Each day almost...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank nooraini09
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A Majestic Mosque of Victorian Architecture with unique Moorish designs, an added feature. Stands proud on a hill overlooking the Straits Aglow in the sun or moon among the world's greats! Named after Abu Bakar, a great Sultan of Johor, Though an Anglophile, his actions...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Shanon A
Reviewed 7 July 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank HentjeP1
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank SajibA19
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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank RalfShukor
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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15 March 2019|
Response from bukitlist7 | Reviewed this property |
It was under renovation when we were there. A side area was open for worship; but only for Muslims against Allah's wishes. Peace be upon you. Quoran 25 In the name of Yahuahshua the compassionate the Merciful. King of... More
18 July 2018|
Response from nooraini09 | Reviewed this property |
Buat masa ini masih direnovasi. Bahagian solat sementaranya di belakang dan tidak berapa besar...
18 July 2018|
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Response from tseesg | Reviewed this property |
It is highly likely to be still under renovation. However, it's still a gorgeous place to visit.