Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque, Kuala Terengganu

The Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque or the Floating Mosque is the first real floating mosque in Malaysia. It is situated in Kuala Ibai Lagoon near the estuary of Kuala Ibai River, 4 km from Kuala Terengganu Town. Construction began in 1993 and finished in 1995. The mosque was officially opened in July 1995 by Almarhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah, the late Sultan of Terengganu. The mosque combines modern and Moorish architecture; incorporating the use of marble, ceramics, mosaic works and bomanite paving. The white structure of the mosque covers an area of roughly 5 acres and can accommodate up to 2000 attendees at a time.
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  • A nice building over a lake making with a mirror image of itself. I just love watching the reflection of it's building over the water. Very close by to the beach and easily accessible by car...  more »
  • it was very calm, no entrance fee, you may buy the fish food. it was near to beach, you can talk a slow jog along the beach.  more »
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  • Beautiful mosque, somewhat hidden amongst the trees. Beautiful from all angles. Calm and serene atmosphere both outside and inside. Definitely a must see in KT
  • A LITTLE GEM It was sheer coincidence to discover this mosque. The boys were looking around for a mosque to attend Friday congressional prayers near our accommodation and as we were leaving,there it was by a small body of water not what I thought from looking at pictures. I used to think it was floating on a lake but no.I've been to at least three mosques by the water that were more vast.Nonetheless, it was serene, almost sparkling on the sunny day. I went to pray the next morning.There was one family who were resting under the gazebos.

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