City Mosque

Kota Kinabalu

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City Mosque

The second main mosque in the city dwellls by an impressive and peaceful lakeside. Kota Kinabalu City Mosque at Likas Bay is an extraordinary example of marvelous contemporary architecture, resembling in some ways the design of the Masjid al-Nabawi mosque (The Prophet's Mosque) in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The prayer room can hold up to 12,000 worshipers at one time and houses three madrasah (religious schools). The man-made lagoon which surrounds it gives it a beautiful and dramatic view on a full moon night.

Do & See

The centre of town is based around the waterfront area, which is home to a charming mix of old and new – trendy bars, restaurants and hotels line the area, but are contrastingly interspersed with traditional markets, fishing ports and hawker stalls, a great blend.