Klang Royal Town Mosque

The Klang Royal Town Mosque (Malay: Masjid Bandar Diraja Klang) is a mosque in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia. The mosque is located at Jalan Pasar on the banks of the Klang River giving the image of a floating mosque.

Klang Royal Town Mosque
Masjid Bandar Diraja Klang
Floating Mosque of Klang (8216640379) (cropped).jpg
Religion
AffiliationShafi'i
Location
LocationSelangor, Malaysia
MunicipalityKlang
Architecture
FounderYayasan Islam Nazir-Nazir Masjid Daerah Klang[1]
Groundbreaking2003
Completed2009[2]
Construction costMYR 24.3 million[3]
Specifications
Capacity4000[4]
Minaret(s)1

HistoryEdit

The mosque was built on the site of a smaller mosque known as "Masjid Klang Utara (Northern Klang Mosque). In 2003, the new mosque was started to be constructed due to bigger crowd faced by nearby mosques, Masjid India and Sultan Sulaiman Mosque. The current mosque was completed in 2009 and was officially opened by Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah on 11 December 2009 in conjunction with his birthday celebration.[5]

FacilitiesEdit

The mosque is equipped with facilities such as the main prayer hall, offices, lecture rooms, outdoor prayer halls, funeral management rooms and catering rooms.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PROFAIL MASJID". JAIS.
  2. ^ "Masjid Bandar Diraja Klang mercu tanda baru". UtusanOnline.com.
  3. ^ "Masjid Bandar Diraja Klang mercu tanda baru". UtusanOnline.com.
  4. ^ "PROFAIL MASJID". JAIS.
  5. ^ "Masjid Bandar Diraja Klang mercu tanda baru". UtusanOnline.com.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 3°02′51.9″N 101°26′44.8″E / 3.047750°N 101.445778°E / 3.047750; 101.445778