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Malacca Chinese Mosque

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Affiliation  Sunni Islam
Capacity  2,000 worshipers
Architectural style  Chinese architecture
Number of minarets  1
Number of domes  2
Completed  April 2014
Opened  April 2014
Construction cost  7.5 million MYR
Architectural type  Mosque
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Location  Krubong, Malacca, Malaysia
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The Malacca Chinese Mosque (Malay: Masjid Cina Negeri Melaka; Chinese: 马六甲华人清真寺; pinyin: Mǎliùjiǎ Huárén Qīngzhēnsì) is a Chinese-style mosque in Krubong, Malacca, Malaysia. The mosque is the third Chinese-style mosque in Malaysia after the ones in Kelantan and Perak. It was developed by the Malacca Chinese Muslim Association (Pertim).

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History

The mosque construction budget was approved by Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin in October 2011. The construction started in August 2012 by Warisan Harmoni Construction Sdn. Bhd. and completed in April 2014.

Architecture

The mosque is designed with a unique Chinese architecture with pagodas and Chinese calligraphy from a combination of architectural design of several mosques in Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an in China. It has one minaret tower and two domes. The mosque is equipped with the main prayer hall, library, multipurpose hall, offices and restaurant. With a total built up area of 2.8 hectares, the mosque can accommodate up to 2,000 worshipers.

Cost

The construction of the mosque costed MYR 7.5 million, with MYR 5.9 million provided by the federal government and the remaining by Pertim and the public.

Activities

Friday prayer sermon in this mosque is delivered in Mandarin language.

References

Malacca Chinese Mosque Wikipedia


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