The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque is the largest in Malaysia and second largest in Southeast Asia after Jakarta’s Istiqlal Mosque.
Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah,
Pesiaran Masjid, Seksyen 14,
Shah Alam 40000,
As a well-known landmark, the gleaming dome of Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, also known as Shah Alam’s Blue Mosque (Masjid Biru Shah Alam), is often the first thing visitors entering the city notice.
Capable of accommodating up to 24,000 worshipers at any one time, the mosque overlooks the International Islamic Arts Garden Complex (Kompleks Taman Seni Islam Antarabangsa) and a beautifully landscaped park inspired by the Quranic Garden of Paradise.
Design & Architecture
Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah features a combination of traditional Islamic, West Asian and Malay design elements.
Decorative Islamic calligraphy surrounds the edges of the mosque’s dome, while its main prayer hall exhibits ethnic Malay architectural features.
Sunlight filtering through the mosque’s blue stained glass renders a surreal, bluish ambiance to its interior, instantly evoking a sense of peace and serenity.
The mosque holds the notable distinctions of:
- being the largest mosque in Malaysia and second largest in Southeast Asia after Jakarta’s Istiqlal Mosque;
- having the second tallest individual minarets in the world, behind only the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco;
- having the world’s tallest group of minarets, as the set of four each rise 142.3 meters (460 feet) above ground; and
- having the largest dome for a religious building in the world, measuring 51.2 meters (167 feet) in diameter and elevated 106.7 meters (350 feet) above ground.
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Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Friday: 8.00am – 12.15pm and 2.45pm – 5.00pm
Entry to the mosque is free.
The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque is located within walking distance (±500m) from the following destinations:
- Sultan Alam Shah Museum – housed in a Minangkabau-style building
- Taman Tasik Shah Alam (Lake Gardens)
- Komplex Taman Seni Islam Antarabangsa (International Islamic Arts Garden Complex)
It is 10-15 minutes’ drive from:
- i-City Shah Alam – Malaysia’s first LED lightscape destination
- Laman Seni 7 (art district)
- Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam (National Botanical Gardens)
- Perpustakaan Raja Tun Uda (Raja Tun Uda Library)
How to get to Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
The best way to get here is by driving. The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque is accessible via four (4) main highways – NKVE, KESAS, Federal and GUTHRIE. The taxi fare is ±RM30 from Kuala Lumpur and ±RM20 from Klang.
Hop aboard the KTM Komuter train from Kuala Lumpur to Shah Alam station. Thereafter, get a taxi for the short ride (±4km) to the Blue Mosque in Shah Alam.
Board RapidKL bus number 750 (formerly U80) from Pasar Seni in central Kuala Lumpur towards Shah Alam.
Alternatively, take bus T754 (formerly T529) from Shah Alam KTM station to get to the mosque.