A one-stop haven to cater for all, Johor has a myriad of treasures, from the lushes green forest, the scenic view from the mountain, cascading waterfalls, to the magnificent sky scrapers in the city. Explore the state of culture and heritage, and be mesmerised with its beauty and charms.
Perched upon a hill-top, the mosque combines the neo-classical Western and Islamic architecture, and is regarded as one of the most beautiful mosques in Malaysia."
The Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque is regarded as one of the most beautiful mosques in Malaysia, with its amazing combination of Western neo-classical and Islamic architecture.
This mosque can accommodate about 2,000 worshippers at any one time. The mosque is strategically located on top of a hill on Jalan Abu Bakar, overlooking the Straits of Tebrau.
Sultan Abu Bakar mosque was named after the late Sultan Abu Bakar, the "Father of Modern Johor", who laid the foundation stone in 1892. Construction of the mosque was completed in 1900, a few years after his death. Today, the Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque is listed as a protected heritage monument by the Department of Museums and Antiquities.
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Malaysia Airlines (Tel: 1 300 88 300) provides several daily flights to Johor Bahru. Optionally you can also use AirAsia (Tel: 1 300 88 9933) which provides daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru.
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (Tel: 03-2267 1200) provides several train passages daily to Johor Bahru.
Johor Bahru is linked to major cities in the north, including Kuala Lumpur, by the North-South Expressway (NSE). Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque is easily accessible from Jalan Abu Bakar.
"beautiful architecture,romantic place,and charming night view, I VERY GREAT" by safwan
"I got married here..!!! and what a view it was.. the masjid architechture was beautiful n unique.. situated on top of a hill facing the johor straits.. it is a must visit for tourist as its historical value is immense..!" by rifdy
"Besides praying, one will appreciate with the lovely architecture." by Scalia
"One of the oldest mosque in Malaysia. the scenery is beatiful and architecture says it all." by On Foot
"Masjid yang amat bersejarah dan menyimpan sejuta kenangan.Saya pasti ia antara masjid kesayangan orang Islam Johor dan Sultannya yang memahami. Binaannya mengambil kira pengaruh Belanda dan Britain suatu masa dulu dengan campuran ciri-ciri Melayu.
" by Abdul Halim Abu Bakar
"Belum pernah sampai tapi rasanya pasti menarik kerana kerajaan johor selalu mempromosikan bangunan masjid ini" by moose
"Nice site!" by Lillian,Lillian,Lillian
"The mosque is really great!! Even on sunny day, the inside is always cooling. The mosque itself is an artwork! " by Kamal
"For Non Muslim,dont worry we are human,but separate religon." by Ahmad
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