List of 10 Mosques in Selangor To Visit During Ramadan
During Ramadan, the ten most impressive mosques in Selangor that Muslims visit for Terawih prayers are stunningly beautiful.
Malaysia is well-blessed with cultural and religious diversity. Selangor is home to various cultural and religious tourism attractions.
If you are in Selangor during the holy month of Ramadan, you will be interested in visiting these magnificent mosques.
1 Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque
The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque is the State Mosque of Selangor in Shah Alam.
It is the largest mosque in Malaysia and the second-largest in South East Asia.
The mosque is also widely known as the “Blue Mosque” concerning its majestic blue and silver dome.
It results from interesting architectural features and a stunning interior with a combination of modern and traditional Middle Eastern and Malay designs.
The State Mosque can accommodate 16,000 people at one time and offers various facilities to its visitors.
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque
Address: Persiaran Masjid St., Sekysen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor
2 Masjid Puncak Alam (Puncak Alam Mosque)
Puncak Alam Mosque is the first largest mosque that covers 9.5 acres in Puncak Alam.
The mosque can accommodate approximately 5,000 worshippers at one time.
Officiated in 2015, the mosque features a modern Mediterranean design concept and is equipped with convenient facilities.
Masjid Puncak Alam
Address: Persiaran Puncak Alam 1, Bandar Puncak Alam, 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor
3 Masjid Sultan Abdul Samad KLIA (KLIA Sultan Abdul Samad Mosque)
Sultan Abdul Samad Mosque is in Sepang and can be seen if you are making your way to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).
Built-in conjunction with the opening of KLIA in the year 2000, it is popularly known as the KLIA Mosque to tourists.
The design features architectural influence from both Middle Eastern and Malay cultures.
The mosque can accommodate 8,000 worshippers at a time.
Masjid Sultan Abdul Samad KLIA (KLIA Sultan Abdul Samad Mosque)
Address: 27, 43900 Klia, Selangor
4 Sultan Sulaiman Royal Mosque
The Sultan Suleiman Mosque is known as the Royal Mosque, is in Klang.
The mosque, built as an octagonal garden pavilion-style structure, features a combination of western art decoration and neoclassical Cathedral design was inaugurated by Sultan Alauddin Shah in the year 1932
It was closed temporarily in 2015 and resumed operation in 2017 after an upgrade, and continues to become a famous mosque to Klang residents and tourists until today.
Sultan Sulaiman Royal Mosque
Address: Jalan Raya Timur, Kawasan 1, 41000 Klang, Selangor
5 Masjid As-Salam Puchong Perdana (Puchong Perdana Mosque)
As-Salam Mosque in Taman Puchong Perdana is also known as the Floating Mosque; the only one in Selangor.
The mesmerizing golden dome and its extraordinary location within Puchong Lake are some of the reasons countless people have visited this mosque.
Completed in 2006, the mosque can accommodate 4,000 worshippers at any one time.
As-Salam Mosque looks stunning in the evening and at dusk.
Masjid As-Salam, Taman Puchong Perdana, Selangor
Persiaran Puchong Perdana, Taman Puchong Perdana, Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
6 Masjid Diraja Tengku Ampuan Jemaah
Tengku Ampuan Jemaah Mosque is the second State Mosque of Selangor after the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque.
The mosque is in Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam.
Built-in 2010 and officially opened on March 13, 2013.
The stunning mosque exterior is decorated with inscriptions from the Quran – the clean design is based on typical Middle Eastern Islamic architecture.
The features are a central dome and four massive identical minarets.
The mosque can hold 5,000 worshippers and also serves as a community center.
Masjid Diraja Tengku Ampuan Jemaah
Address: Bukit Jelutong, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor
7 Raja Haji Fisabilillah Mosque (Masjid Raja Haji Fisabilillah)
Raja Haji Fi Sabilillah Mosque became the first mosque in Malaysia to receive a Platinum–Green Building Index award.
Constructed based on an environmentally-friendly concept, we know the mosque as the Green Mosque.
The mosque uses energy-efficient LED lights, natural air ventilation, rooftop solar panels, and a rainwater harvesting system.
Other mosque features are Elevators for the elderly and disabled and a wedding function room, and a children’s playground.
Located in Cyberjaya, the Green Mosque can accommodate over 8,300 worshippers.
Raja Haji Fisabilillah Mosque (Masjid Raja Haji Fisabilillah)
Address: Persiaran Semarak Api, Cyberjaya, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor
Opened: February 24, 2015
8 Masjid Ara Damansara (Ara Damansara Mosque)
The Ara Damansara Mosque first mosque was built in the township of Ara Damansara in Petaling Jaya.
The mosque was officially opened in January 2015.
Taking the Green Building Index concept, the mosque incorporates many environmental-friendly features with exciting urban Islamic architecture.
Occupying 6 acres of land, the mosque can hold 1,500 worshippers at a time.
In the vicinity are a mini playground and other convenient facilities.
Masjid Ara Damansara (Ara Damansara Mosque)
Address: 3, Jalan PJU 1/37, Taman Putra Damai, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
9 Masjid Jamek Ar-Rahimah (Jamek Ar-Rahimah Mosque)
Jamek Ar-Rahimah Mosque, a mosque in Hulu Selangor, is mainly the center of worship for the local community.
The mosque is a preferred stop-over for Muslim tourists before heading to Fraser Hills.
It was officially opened in November 2002 and can accommodate 3,500 worshippers.
The mosque features a classic English concept with tall, elegant minarets and has a single enormous dome in the middle, flanked by four smaller domes on either side.
Masjid Jamek Ar-Rahimah (Jamek Ar-Rahimah Mosque)
Address: Pekan Kuala Kubu Bharu, 44000 Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor
10 Masjid DiRaja Sultan Ala’eddin (Sultan Ala’eddin Royal Mosque)
Also known as Masjid Alauddin or Masjid Bandar, the Sultan Ala’eddin Royal Mosque was constructed in the early 1900s.
Its location is about 200 meters from the Bandar Palace.
The Sultan Ala’eddin Royal Mosque is almost a hundred-year-old and has become a historical monument of Selangor.
The mosque features intricate wood carvings on the exterior, with the interior decorated with inscriptions from the Quran.
The design features a fusion of Indian-Muslim and Middle Eastern cultures.
The mosque can only hold approximately 800 worshippers at a time.
Masjid DiRaja Sultan Ala’eddin (Sultan Ala’eddin Royal Mosque)
Address: Kampung Sawah Tengah, 42700 Banting, Selangor
Mosques in Selangor
Mosques in Selangor are not only must-visit places during festive seasons.
Apart from being a place of worship, they are also open to tourists to experience the amazing architectural diversity.
However, the capacity of the mosques is subjected to the SOPs set by the Malaysian Security Council post-pandemic.
Those who visit the mosques must always register their entry through the “SElangkah: Langkah Masuk Dengan Selamat” mobile application, maintain social distancing, apply hand sanitizers regularly and wear face masks at all times.
For more information, log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website; Selangor.Travel