Pangkor Island’s Iconic Floating Mosque - Masjid Al-Badr Seribu Selawat
Masjid Al-Badr Seribu Selawat, located in Kampung Teluk Gedong, Pangkor Island. This is an iconic monument of Pangkor Island, al-Badr Seribu Selawat Mosque is the first floating mosque in Perak. The mosque has been appropriately named Seribu Selawat in reference to the 1,000 prayers that have been carved on the walls and pillars of the mosque, inside and out. Another distinctive feature of the mosque is the unique Perak architecture, with aspects of Turkish and Middle Eastern influences.
Al-Badr Seribu Selawat Mosque more popopular with the name of “Floating Mosque” or “Masjid Terapong.”
Floating Mosque Pangkor Island built at a cost of RM11.7 million, it took slightly over 2.5 years to complete, with a size of 1708.8 sq. metres, that can accommodate 1,500 worshippers concurrently. The massive project finally wrapped up in October 2016 and officiated by HRH Sultan Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah (35th Sultan of Perak) on 8th June, 2017.
Floating Mosque is open to visitors, including non-Muslims, only during non-prayer times. Please take note to dress appropriately when visiting places of worship as a sign of respect. Jubah is available on loan.
Masjid Al-Badr Seribu Selawat
Kampung Teluk Bharu, 32300 Pulau Pangkor, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malayis.