Masjid Sultan @The golden hour

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In 1823, Sultan Hussein initiated the building of a Mosque near his residential place at Kampong Glam. It served the Muslim community in Singapore over a century. By 1900s, the Mosque was inadequate to the increasing Muslim population. Sultan Alam Shah, grandson of Sultan Hussein, together with a Tunku Aleema decided to give more land to rebuilt the Mosque. The present Mosque as seen here was commisioned in 1924 with donations from the Muslim community. It was designed by Irish architect Denis Santry of Swan & MacLaren, built in different stages. When war broke out in 1941, the Mosque serve as shelters for all ethic communities. More details of the history can be found from the site location.

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Comments (9)

travelerosmx on January 10, 2013

Bonita foto nocturna! Like

Alan.L on January 25, 2013

Thank you travelerosmx for liking. I'm glad it has been added in "Look Around" too.

Best wishes ... Alan L

carla cocci on January 25, 2013

Bella foto! like saluti Carla (italy)

Stathis Chionidis on January 26, 2013

Fantastic architecture, dynamic view and light.Bravissimo.YS+LIKE.Best wishes.Stathis

Səməd on January 26, 2013

Amazing view! I liked.

& on January 28, 2013

very nice photo !! greetings!! like

Alan.L on January 30, 2013

Dear friends,

Carla (italy),thank you for nice comments & Like

Stathis Chionidis, thank you for YS+Like

Səməd, thank you once again for your visit & Like

&, thank you once again :)

Best wishes ... Alan L

wan on February 19, 2013

LIKE ! greetings from Malaysia......

Kianoush Masoudi on September 24, 2013

Nice shot dear friend,Thanks for share,Good luck.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 10, 2013
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    by Alan.L
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix F550EXR
    • Taken on 2013/01/10 19:36:02
    • Exposure: 0.077s (1/13)
    • Focal Length: 5.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO3200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV
    • No flash