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Terengganu, Malaysia: Sparkling Elegance of the Crystal Mosque (Masjid Kristal) at the Islamic Civilization Park (Taman Tamadun Islam)

Posted on June 16, 2015

The most impressive structure in Kuala Terengganu sits along the Terengganu River. Costing around USD 80 million to build, the Crystal Mosque (Masjid Kristal) was constructed from 2006 to 2008 out of steel, glass and crystal on a man-made island called Pulau Wan Man. It can accommodate 1,500 worshippers at a time. Inside, the modern mosque is air-conditioned and features sparkling chandeliers. At night, the mosque is lit up in a dazzling array of colors that bounce off the highly reflective surfaces ofRead More