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Sultan Ala’eddin Royal Mosque

Also known as Masjid Alauddin or Masjid Bandar, this mosque was built in the early 1900s about 200 meters from Istana Bandar (Istana Bandar), the residence of the fifth Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sir Alaeddin Sulaiman Shah, GCMG KCVO. It is believed that the design of this yellow mosque originated from the Deli Sultanate in Medan, Sumatra. As an example of classical Moorish and Mughal architecture, the mosque shares some similarities with another heritage landmark, the Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Kuala Lumpur, especially in its domes and arches. The interior of the Sultan Alaeddin Royal Mosque is decorated with intricate Quran carvings and wood carvings. Well -known journalist George L. Peet, who visited the mosque in the premiere, revealed that its pulpit was often used by the Sultan himself to deliver sermons.
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Kampung Sawah Tengah, 42700 Banting, Selangor