Monday, September 20, 2010


Mosque, or masjid, better known by the name of Floating Mosque is located at Jalan Sultan Mahmud, Kuala Ibai about 7 km from Kuala Terengganu city center and close to the coast of Terengganu. The mosque is worth RM 6977 million starts in September 1991 and was completed in mid-February 1994. This mosque was built by Sri Terukun Private Limited Company under the operation of City Public Works Department. The design of the mosque or the mosque Floating inspired by the noble King Bahrin Shah of Art Bahri. Floating Mosque construction is actually inspired by the late Sultan of Terengganu, Al-late Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Shah Billah Al-Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah late. Once completed, the mosque or the Floating Mosque was named after the late mother of Al-Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah is daughter of the late Tuanku Intan Zaharah Tengku Seri Setia Raja. Floating Mosque is an area of 1.372 square meters and 38 meters high tower. The mosque is built on a floating platform at the mouth of river water has a unique Ibai by displaying the characteristics of Islamic civilization and the combination of local architecture. Floating Mosque which is surrounded by water as deep as 1.5 meters also have a large dome, waqf, the royal rooms, small library, office room and the priest, the store, where ablution and parking area that can accommodate over 400 vehicles. The mosque can accommodate a congregation of 1,000 people and has two prayer halls. Male prayer hall at the bottom while the women at the top. The mosque or Floating Mosque is one of the most beautiful mosques in Terengganu and the landmarks and the city of the State of. Architectural beauty of the mosque attracts many visitors to come and pray here. Peace mosque also stands out with the beauty of the South China Sea, making it an attractive tourist destination in Terengganu.