Built in 2004, the Penang floating mosque was built to replace the older mosque which was damaged in the Tsunami. Set along the stretch of Tanjung Bungah beach, the mosque displays Moorish architecture, has 7-storied minarets and offers a 360 degree view of the sea.
It is spread over 1295 square metre and can accommodated up to 1500 people during prayer times. The mosque is beautiful even if observing from outside.
Penang Floating Mosque Travel Tips
- Permission to enter the mosque premises should be taken prior to the visited.
- Modest dressing is recommended.
- Remove your footwear outside the mosque.
Penang Floating Mosque Hours
- Open during the day.
- Closed during Friday prayers (from 12:00 – 02:30).
How to Reach Penang Floating Mosque
- By taxi
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36.98% of people who visit Penang Hill include Penang Floating Mosque in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
34.68% of people start their Penang Floating Mosque visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Penang Floating Mosque
94.07% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Penang Floating Mosque