Melaka Straits Mosque

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Melaka Straits Mosque, Melaka Overview

Located on the man-made Malacca Island, Melaka Straits Mosque, also referred to as Masjid Selat Melaka, is a floating mosque built on stilts above the sea. The mosque appears to be floating during high tide and foggy times providing an awe-inspiring sunrise and sunset views along with the splendid view of the Strait of Melaka.

Melaka Straits Mosque is an exclusive mosque which has been constructed parallel to the water level of the sea, on the coast of the Strait. It welcomes the non-muslim visitors following code of conduct an has a beautiful intricately built architecture. The way to the mosque is also a noteworthy scenery portraying the beauty of the coast of Malacca city.

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Structure and Architecture of Malacca Straights Mosque

Melaka Straits Mosque has been beautifully built showcasing a blend of Maly and Middle Eastern craftsmanship. The corner turrets are crowned in a Malaysian style while the chief dome is influenced by Middle Eastern architecture. Islamic motifs adorn the facade of the mosque with stained glass panes. Four small domes are present in the corner with a sizeable prayer room accommodating 1500 people at once. 

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How to Reach Melaka Straits Mosque

It is recommended to visit Melaka Straits Mosque by taxi or by renting a car. A taxi can be booked at a decent price using the Grab app. Ample parking space is available at the site.

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