Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque

Location: Johor

Location Info

Address: Jalan Abu Bakar, 80100, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Office Number: +607 224 2000

District » : Johor Bahru


The Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque is located along a street name Jalan Skudai. It is the state mosque of Johor, Malaysia. It is situated on a hill, with a bird eye's view of the straits of Johor. It is located very near to the Royal Abu Bakar Museum (The Grand Palace).


The Sultan Abu Bakar State Mosque was completed in the year of 1900.The architecture of the mosque is a mix of two distinguishable styles. They are Victorian and Moorish styles with a little influence of Malay style. Non - muslims are allowed to enter the mosque. However, decent and modest clothing must be worn as a sign of respect.

. Besides, one must remove his/her shoes before entering the mosque. There are some nearby attractions that are related to the history of Johor. They are the Royal Bakar Museum and the Sultan Abu Bakar Monument. The nearest Johor hotels to the state mosque are Thistle Hotel, Puteri Pacific Hotel and Citrus Johor Bahru. These hotels located in the central of Johor Bahru. This allows tourists to tour along the whole day with ease.


You can reach the state mosque by a taxi from the city centre of Johor Bahru with affordable fare. The fare costs roughly RM3 per ride.

To get to the state mosque from Singapore, take the MRT from the Woodlands MRT stop. By this, you can reach Johor Bahru with only S$1.10. Then, take the taxi to the state mosque after clearing from Malaysian customs.