The Only Crystal Mosque?

Was in Kuala Terengganu, the capital city of Terengganu, here in Malaysia last November.  Had the chance visiting the only crystal mosque in Malaysia.  In fact after worldwide-web search it’s safe to say that it’s the only crystal mosque exist in the world currently.

Evening view

A grand structure made of steel, glass and crystal. The mosque is located at Islamic Heritage Park on the island of Wan Man. The mosque was constructed between 2006 and 2008. It was officially opened on 8 February 2008 by 13th Yang di-Pertuan AgongSultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu.

During the day view

It has the capacity to accommodate over 700 worshipers at a time. This is one of the beautiful mosques in the world.

Data and stats : Wikipedia

Closer side view

Made of glass and crystal

Inner front view

From another side view

Two of the 4 smaller minerets

What’s the inside look like

The crystal glass dome look from inside

Another side’s look

Kuala Terengganu town’s view across the river from the the Crystal Mosque

Downtown as seen from Wan Man Island where’s the Crystal Mosque is

The Crystal Mosque just grab my attention, due to the uniqueness of it.  Just amazed at the wonder of world architecture.  Well that was part of my travels to Terengganu November 2011.


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