Malaysia, known for its beaches and captivating rainforests, is also famous for an architectural feast and a divine cultural showcase of a collection of beautiful Mosques (Islamic prayer places) in the most developed state of Selangor.
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The elegant golden dome of Puchong Perdana Mosque and its breathtaking location within Puchong lake are just a couple of reasons for this Mosque to be visited by countless tourists. The construction of this “floating Mosque” began in 2004 and was inaugurated in 2006 in a splendid fashion.
Address: Jalan Raya Timur, Kawasan 1, 41000 Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
Location: 3°02'05.2"N 101°27'01.7"E
Tel: +603 3371 6044
The Masjid Diraja Tengku Ampuan Jemaah, in Section 8 of Bukit Jelutong, is a royal Mosque built in accordance with the traditional Islamic framework of the Middle East and inaugurated in 2013. It attracts tourism for showcasing, apart from its great architecture, outstanding pieces of Quranic inscriptions above the arch of its main entrances.
A stone's throw away from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) hence also called the “Klia Mosque” is the international Mosque for tourists based on its convenient location. This Masjid, built within a span of four years, officially opened in 2000 and displays architectural influences from the Middle Eastern and Malay cultures.