One of the most outstanding pieces of architecture in Sabah is none other than the State Mosque. With its majestic dome and stunning gold inlay motifs, the mosque sits a stone's throw away from the city centre. It is a unique combination of prevailing Islamic architecture and contemporary design.
The mosque can accommodate up to 5,000 worshippers at one time. There is also a special balcony exclusively allocated for Muslim women during prayer time, with room for up to 500. Visitors are advised to adhere by the dress code when visiting places of worship. Avoid visiting on Fridays which is the day of prayer for Muslims.
Visiting time (subject to change from time to time as to suite the prayer time):
Monday to Thursday : From 08:00am to 12:00noon & From 14:00pm to 17:00pm
Friday : From 14:00pm to 17:00pm
Saturday & Sunday : From 08:00am to 12:00noon & From 14:00pm to 17:00pm
Take a taxi from the city centre for approximately RM10 or self-drive.