Al Azim Mosque
|Al Azim Mosque
(Malacca State Mosque)
Masjid Al Azim
(Masjid Negeri Melaka)
The Al-Azim Mosque
|Location||Jalan Solok Balik Bukit, Malacca, Malaysia|
|Architectural style||Islamic, Chinese|
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.
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)
- Tun Syed Ahmad Al-Haj bin Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin – Malacca state Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) (1984 – 2004) (died 2008)
- Datuk Seri Abu Zahar Isnin - Malacca state Chief Minister (1997 - 1999) (died 2013)
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