Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque

 

The Blue Mosque Shah Alam, or known as  Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah by the locals. This mosque is located in Shah Alam, the state capital of Selangor, Malaysia. It is situated at Persiaran Masjid, Seksyen 14, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

The Blue Mosque is the state mosque for Selangor State. It is the major attraction in Shah Alam and it is definitely one of the most stunning structures in the whole of Malaysia. It is  also Malaysia's largest mosque and  placed second largest in South East Asia, after Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. It is once held the record for tallest minarets and largest dome of it is then surpassed after years. Just like the name, its most distinct feature is no other than its blue and silver dome. Moreover, there are a total of four minarets at the corner. The stunning architecture is influenced by the cultures of Malay and Modernist.
Arabic calligraphy can be seen on the inner curve of the dome and also parts of the walls and the design of aluminum grills are found on the doorways and windows of the mosque. The main prayer of the mosque is fully carpeted and is air conditioned over two levels. Do take note that there is a specific entrance for non - muslims and visitors. Proper etiquettes including proper outfit and removal of shoes before entering have to be done. The Blue Mosque overlooks the Garden of Islamic Arts, a landscaped park. This spiritual sanctuary houses nine galleries exhibiting a rich array of Islamic arts including calligraphy, sculptures, paintings and architecture. The site is occasionally used for traditional Islamic performances.

Location :  Persiaran Masjid, Seksyen 14, 40000
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Phone :

+(603) 5519 988

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