What better time to appreciate the beauty of these Islamic architectures than the holy month of Ramadan? Here are the top 5 most iconic mosques in Selangor that you can visit and if you are a Muslim, join in a prayer congregation.
Be prepared to immerse yourselves in awe-inspiring Islamic architecture of beautiful domes, majestic mosque structures and learn more about Islam in Malaysia’s most developed state, Selangor.
1) SULTAN SALAHUDDIN ABDUL AZIZ SHAH MOSQUE
Also known as the ‘Blue Mosque’, it is the largest in Malaysia and also in Southeast Asia. It is situated beside the Raja Lumu Lake in Shah Alam.
For details: T +603 5519 9988 / 7966 7977 / www.mssaas.gov.my / GPS 3.078940,
2) SULTAN SULEIMAN ROYAL MOSQUE
The mosque’s architecture is of Western Art Deco and Neoclassical styles. Attractions are the Tangga Diraja (royal stairs) from Istana Alam Shah and a royal mausoleum, mesmerizing stood in Klang.
For details: T +603 3371 6044 / www.mpklang.gov.my / GPS 3.03477, 101.45052
3) ALAEDDIN MOSQUE (CITY MOSQUE)
Built in Kampung Bandar, Kuala Langat in 1924 by Almarhum Sultan Suleiman Shah, this mosque was inspired and inaugurated by HRH in 1926. Once the Selangor State Mosque, HRH often read the Friday sermon here.
For details: T +603 5519 0050 / www.padat.gov.my / GPS 2.85791, 101.44299
4) KLIA MOSQUE
The Sultan Abdul Samad Mosque or better known as KLIA Mosque is situated close to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
For details: T +603 8319 0200 / 603 8319 0300 / www.mpsepang.gov.my / GPS 2.78782, 101.67645
5) SULTAN IBRAHIM MOSQUE
It is the district mosque of Kuala Selangor. Located at the city centre, the mosque was completed in 1985 and opened by the late Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah. It was named after the 18th century ruler of Selangor, Sultan Ibrahim Shah, who reigned from 1778 to 1826.
For details: T +603 3289 1439 / 6331 / www.mdks.gov.my / GPS 3.32833,101.25798