As Syakirin Mosque

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As Syakirin Mosque
Masjid As Syakirin
مسجد الشاكرين
As Syakirin Mosque, Kuala Lumpur.jpg
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Location
LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
AdministrationFederal Territory Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP)
Geographic coordinates3°9′26″N 101°42′58″E / 3.15722°N 101.71611°E / 3.15722; 101.71611Coordinates: 3°9′26″N 101°42′58″E / 3.15722°N 101.71611°E / 3.15722; 101.71611
Architecture
TypeMosque
StyleIslamic, Modernist
Date established1996
Completedrenovations: 2009

The As Syakirin Mosque (Malay: Masjid As Syakirin), also known as KLCC Mosque, is a mosque located in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The mosque is situated near the Suria KLCC shopping centre and the Petronas Twin Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world.[1]

In 2009, the mosque went through a major renovation to increase the capacity from 6000 people to 12,000 people.

Mosque initially registered as a prayer on 12 July 1999 for Petronas staff, and status as a mosque before being administered by the Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (religious council).

This two-storey mosque area of 21 hectares. It is regarded as the jewel in the park because of its strategic location and facing KLCC Park also provides a hall that can accommodate up to 500 people with audio system complete with meeting rooms and room remains.

Ash-Syakirin name means' the people of the grateful chosen as the official name for this mosque. The mosque is an architectural landmark of Islam in a rapidly developing area in the capital city, Kuala Lumpur.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "As-Syakirin Mosque, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur". Archived from the original on 4 September 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2011.

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