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.Our Kuala Terengganu travel itinerary planner makes visiting Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque and other Kuala Terengganu attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Just looking at the photos online we had to make a quick stop and boy were we in for a treat! The building itself is already quite a sight with its fresh coat of paint against the blue sky. However..... more »
We pass by in the car and was mesmerised to the beauty of this mosque. Noticed many family made a picnic spot by the side of the lake under a tree to enjoy a breezy afternoon. It is a must to come... more »
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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