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Sultan Ahmad Shah State Mosque, Kuantan Overview

Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah is located in Kuantan, the capital city of Pahang. This state mosque stands in its pristine glory near Jalan Mahkota.

Also known as Sultan Ahmad Shah State Mosque, it has a magnificent presence that can be seen from far. The pristine mosque is an important place of Pahang pilgrimage in the area. It is a good idea to spend half an hour here for a spiritual detox.

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Architecture of Masjid Sultan Ahmad Shah

The first structure and style of Sultan Ahmed Shah Mosque were that of a big dome with a minaret. However, this construction style could not stand the test of time and started having serious leakage problems during the rainy season. In 1992, the mosque was demolished and the new design consisted of four rocket like minarets with a large dome encircled by four smaller domes.

In 1993, the mosque was reconstructed by DZJ Architect and Associates. Sultan Ahmed Shah Mosque was reinaugurated in 1994. The mosque is surrounded by a huge open green area and is built in Ottoman-Moorish Islamic architectural style. The mosque from inside is spacious and has a huge hall which is big enough to accommodate eight thousand people in one shot.

How to Reach Sultan Ahmad Shah State Mosque

The most preferred way to reach Sultan Ahmed Shah Mosque is through a personal car or through a hired cab from any part of the city. There is ample parking available for personal cars.

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