Al Azim Mosque

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Al Azim Mosque
(Malacca State Mosque)
Masjid Al Azim
(Masjid Negeri Melaka)

The Al-Azim Mosque

Coordinates: 2°12′55″N 102°15′44″E / 2.21528°N 102.26222°E / 2.21528; 102.26222Coordinates: 2°12′55″N 102°15′44″E / 2.21528°N 102.26222°E / 2.21528; 102.26222
Location Jalan Solok Balik Bukit, Malacca, Malaysia
Branch/tradition Sunni (Shafi'i)
Architectural information
Style Islamic, Chinese
Minaret(s) 1

Al-Azim Mosque (Malay: Masjid Al-Azim) is the Malacca's state mosque. It is located next to the Malacca General Hospital in Malacca Town, Malaysia. The Makam Pahlawan Negeri or State Heroes Mausoleum is situated near the mosque.

History[edit]

The mosque was constructed between 1989 and 1990. It was officially opened on 13 July 1990 by the ninth Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak.

Architecture[edit]

The state mosque follows typical Malaccan mosque architecture which resembles a Chinese pagoda from the exterior. The interior of the mosque also shows Chinese influence and appears like the interior of a pagoda. It also has influences from local Malaccan Malay architecture.

Makam Pahlawan Negeri (State Heroes Mausoleum)[edit]

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