Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque

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Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque
Masjid Tengku Tengah Zaharah
مسجد تڠكو تڠه زاهرح
Floating Mosque.jpg
Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque (Floating Mosque)
Basic information
Location Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
Malaysia Malaysia
Affiliation Islam
Country Malaysia
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Groundbreaking 1993
Completed 1995
Minaret(s) 1

The Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque or the Floating Mosque is the first real floating mosque in Malaysia. It is situated in Kuala Ibai Lagoon near the estuary of Kuala Ibai River, 4 km from Kuala Terengganu Town. Construction began in 1993 and finished in 1995. The mosque was officially opened in July 1995 by Almarhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah, the late Sultan of Terengganu. The mosque combines modern and Moorish architecture; incorporating the use of marble, ceramics, mosaic works and bomanite paving. The white structure of the mosque covers an area of roughly 5 acres and can accommodate up to 2000 attendees at a time.[1]

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Coordinates: 5°17′02″N 103°10′14″E / 5.2838°N 103.1706°E / 5.2838; 103.1706