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An "Interesting" Mosque built on stilts.

This "large-ish" Mosque is surrounded by the Straits of Malacca and located on the border between... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark D
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Penang Island, Malaysia
Amazing architecture

This mosque sits on top of the sea thus the name floating mosque. It's become a popular tourist... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CastelloPikkard
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This "large-ish" Mosque is surrounded by the Straits of Malacca and located on the border between Tanjung Bunga and Batu Ferringhi. The architecture is of interest and there is also a nearby small beachfront fishing village. The mosque can be easily accessed by bus [the...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located at the end of a beach. It's a cool idea having a mosque on the sea. Provides some nice photo opportunities. Modest dress required

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This mosque sits on top of the sea thus the name floating mosque. It's become a popular tourist spot and is really packed during Friday prayers.

Thank CastelloPikkard
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The other visitors who come to offer prayers give you a rude look if you are not a muslim. Plus it is not that great.. Just a mosque by the sea..

Thank VinnieRaj88
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The mosque is located far on the edge of the city but due to its location that floats on the seafront, there are many visitors to visit. not just to worship but those who come must also want to enjoy the view of the mosque...More

Thank cantiquelma
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This mosque has really nice view! I recommend to go there to see the sunset. There are small shops near the mosque and their prices expensive.

Thank Ibrahim A
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of a kind which I have never seen in my life , a floating mosque as I have seen floating village and market and many things except this kind of mosque which is very beautiful.

Thank akshaymay2981
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The mosque looked nice and quaint, very peaceful. A tip to have an excellent view is to eat at the Hollywood Restaurant just down the road, you'll be able to have a great view of mosque from there too.

Thank Alexander T
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Very easy to get to (via grab taxi) Friendly locals (there was wedding ceremony happening when we arrived) My toddler loved exploring and being able to walk around ouside the actual building overlooking the sea with seating outside. There's also a car park. No its...More

Thank motheroftwomonkeys
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Okay, so it’s on stilts and not exactly floating on water. But this is a charming little mosque directly in the waterfront and is well maintained with stunning views.

Thank Sara H
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