Masjid Negara Malaysia, National Mosque of Malaysia, located in the middle of Kuala Lumpur city centre, adjacent to the Railway Station, Daya Bumi Building, Post Malaysia, the Islamic Arts Museum, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park and nearby Lake Gardens. Built between 1963 and 1965, the National Mosque is a symbol of the greatness of Islam as the official religion in Malaysia and can accommodate up to 15,000 worshipers at a time.
Also known as Masjid Negara Kuala Lumpur, National Mosque Kuala Lumpur area of 13 acres and the main building meets approximately 3 acres. The whole area of the mosque is surrounded partly by a concrete wall and partly by ornate railings. Overall there are seven entrance gates. Facilities for non-Muslim tourists are also provided as the National Mosque of Malaysia received hundreds of tourists every month. US President, Barrack Obama was also visiting the mosque during his official visits to Malaysia last year.
Prior to the establishment of Shah Alam Mosque, the National Mosque is one of the most modern mosque in Southeast Asia. It is located in an area of 13 acres, the opposite side of the train stop in Kuala Lumpur. Construction of the National Mosque symbolizes the spirit of unity and tolerance. It was designed by the people of Malay origin, built by the Chinese and Indians and funded by donations from multi-ethnic and believers of Malaysian.
The design and supervision of the building was done by the Design and Research Division of Jabatan Kerja Raya (Federal Public Works Department)‘s architect. It takes three years to complete the construction. Before embarking on the design of the National Mosque, the architect was made some review of the mosques in India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Republic and Spain as well. At first glance, the design of the tower, with 245 feet tall is a shaped like a closed umbrella and the opened umbrella shape for the main roof (replacing a typical dome shape of a mosque) also looks like a flower.
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