Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque
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Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque information
The stunning whitewashed walls and blue-tiled roof of this Victorian-inspired mosque speak of a mix of architectural influences. Built between 1892 and 1900, it is quite rightly hailed as one of the most magnificent mosques in the area. Non-Muslims are not permitted to enter the building.