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Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, Putrajaya




Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, PutrajayaTuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, Putrajaya (9 July, 2016)





Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque (GPS: 2.91897, 101.68194) is the second principal mosque constructed in Putrajaya after the Putra Mosque. Also known as Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin or the Iron Mosque, it was opened to worshippers on 4 September 2009 by Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin, the 13th Yang di-Pertuan Agong. The mosque can accommodate 20,000 worshippers and was built at a cost of RM208 million. The main prayer hall houses the Mihrab Wall which directs the worshippers towards the kiblat, or direction of Mecca.

Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, PutrajayaTuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, Putrajaya (9 July, 2016)

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Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque occupies a 4.04 hectare site at Precinct 3, beside Putrajaya Lake, a short distance from the Millennium Monument. Located within the compound is a pedestrian walkway called Kiblat Walk, which connects the mosque to the Putrajaya Corporation. It was constructed by a Malay construction firm, Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad, and managed by the Islamic Religious Development Department of Malaysia, Jakim.

Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque was constructed to cater to the growing number of Muslim workers in the core island of Putrajaya, which is expected to exceed 28,000.

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Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin at nightMasjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin at night
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authorshipEzry Abdul Rahman
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Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal AbidinMasjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin
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Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal AbidinThe interior of Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin
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authorshipFirdaus Latif
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The ceiling of Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, PutrajayaThe ceiling of Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, Putrajaya
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authorshipCEphoto, Uwe Aranas
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