photo sharing and upload picture albums photo forums search pictures popular photos photography help login
Kombizz | all galleries >> Architecture > Outside of Floating Mosque
previous | next
Outside of Floating Mosque
22-AUG-2011 kombizz

Outside of Floating Mosque

Malaysia view map

Masjid Terapung or Floating Mosque of Tanjung Bungah is a big Malay mosque built at the bay in Tanjung Bungah. The mosque can truly hold its own in terms of architectural splendour. Despite its name, the mosque is not floating, but rather standing on pilings and stilts. Nevertheless it is the first mosque to be built in the sea in Malaysia (other floating mosques in Malaysia have so far been built on lakes).
The Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque was built in 2004 at the cost of 15 million and covers an area of 1295 sq meters. It also has a towering minarets, the height of a seven-storey building, where the call of azan can be announced. To ensure no undue congestion along the narrow Tanjung Bungah main road, a big parking space was also built for the mosque. It can accommodate up to 250 cars. The mosque itself has a capacity of 1500 prayers.


other sizes: small medium original
share
Commenting on this page requires a PBase account.
Please login or register.