Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu

4.6
#2 of 9 in Historic Sites in Terengganu
Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kuala Nerus District, Terengganu, Malaysia, constructed by a South Korean construction firm. Together with the adjacent Mini Stadium, it forms the centrepiece of Terengganu Sports Complex. It was used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 50,000 people and is named after the reigning Terengganu Ruler, Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin. The biggest stadium in the East Coast region of Peninsular Malaysia, it was built to replace Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium as the state's main stadium. Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin himself, who was then the 13th Yang DiPertuan Agong officiated the stadium on 10 May 2008. Its first major use was as the main venue for Sukma Games 2008.
On 2 June 2009, a major part of the roof construction collapsed under normal weather conditions, including the section above the royal box. It was only about a year after the stadium was officially opened. Witness accounts indicated that a long loud sound similar to a jet engine noise was heard as the roof fell to earth in pieces. A number of staff were in the stadium during the collapse, with preparations for varsity staff games being made. In addition to the games getting cancelled, many pieces of equipment were either damaged or destroyed and vehicles parked nearby being damaged. Fortunately, no casualties were reported.
The major cause for the collapse of the roof was identified to be the design fault and inappropriate materials. There were also reports of sporadic loud bangs and structure damage prior to the collapse. One of the structural repair jobs on the roof was scheduled on the day of the collapse itself, along with some electrical repair works being carried out on other part of the stadium. As of June 2010, the cleaning work and relocation of the collapsed roof were not finished.
Plan to visit Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kuala Terengganu attractions using our Kuala Terengganu journey planner.
Source
Create an itinerary including Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tours To Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin
Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
38 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • The structural view was very good but inside it has only prayer room. Do not have a large space to roam around like crystal mosque.  more »
  • GIve time to yourself to understnad the history of this mosque.This white mosque have a rich history and by looking at their surrounding made us learn a little about that. Tips: 1. Find local during....  more »
Google
  • Clean, neat and calm place for Muslims and non Muslim to visit. The restroom is really comfortable. You can use water cooler that prepared here. But one big issue is the size of parking area is not really big. Just park nearest the Mosque's gate for a while and you are good to go.
  • Also known as Masjid Putih. Old but still looking strong.
Places to stay near Masjid Sultan Zainal Abidin

Plan your trip to Kuala Terengganu

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Kuala Terengganu

See all ›
4.4
Duration:2 h
3.8
Duration:2 h
3.5
Duration:2 h
2.5
Duration:2 h

Shopping in Kuala Terengganu

3.3
Duration:2 h
4.5
Duration:1 h 30 min
2.8
Duration:2 h 30 min
2.8
Duration:1 h 30 min

Side trips from Kuala Terengganu

4.4
Duration:2 h
3.5
Duration:2 h
4.3
Duration:2 h

Hidden gems in Kuala Terengganu

5.0
Duration:2 h
4.4
Duration:2 h
3.6
Duration:4 h

Nearby attractions in Kuala Terengganu

3.4
Duration:1 h 30 min
3.8
Duration:2 h
4.4
Duration:2 h
4.2
Duration:2 h

Kid-friendly things to do in Kuala Terengganu

3.8
Duration:2 h
3.8
Duration:2 h 30 min