Category: Worship Place

Sultan Ibrahim Jamek Mosque

Masjid Jamek Sultan Ibrahim
Jalan Petri, Muar 84000.

The original mosque built around 1890s was the first mosque in Muar and named Masjid Jamek Muar.

The Sultan Ibrahim Mosque was designed and built in 1925 and completed in 1927. It stands near the mouth of the Muar River on a spot that is attractive and conducive for praying.

The mosque architectural design had British influences, is a combination of Islamic and colonial elements desgined by Dato Haji Mohd Said Hj Sulaimen.

An eye-catching and unusual four-storey tower is located at the back of the mosque. The roof of the main building still has its original clay tiles. However, they are blocked from sight from below because of a high brick wall. The wall is attractively decorated.

The Tengku Mahkota, or the heir to the throne of Johor, officiated the opening of the mosque on 28th February 1930, when it was given its present name. The word Jamek implies that the mosque is used for Friday prayers.

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GPS Coordinates: 2.0461869N, 102.5589752E Geotag Icon Show on map

Category: Worship Place