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Sultan Mosque

Sultan Mosque
3 Muscat Street, Singapore 198833

Getting there:
Take the MRT to Bugis MRT Station (EW12) then walk towards North Bridge Road in the direction of the Golden Landmark Hotel.

(+65) 6293 4405

Operating Hours:
Sat - Thu: 9am - 12.45pm, 2pm - 4pm
Fri: 2.30pm - 4pm

The Sultan Mosque, or Masjid Sultan in Malay, is a picturesque sight with its golden dome and beautiful clean architecture. Historically proposed by Singapore's former ruler before Sir Standford Raffles, Sultan Hussain Shah, a donation of $3,000 was made by the East Indian Company for the construction of the mosque. In 1924, the mosque was later demolished and replaced with a new mosque headed by Irish architect Denis Santry of British firm Swans & MacLaren who adopted a Indo-Saracenic style, incorporating minarets and balustrades into the design. Donations were made by the poor by their buying and selling glass bottles. Today an internal ring structure made entirely out of glass bottles pays homage to those who contributed despite their financial situation.

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