View the golden domes and prayer hall of one of the country's most prominent religious buildings, the 19th-century Sultan Mosque. Built in 1824 for Sultan Hussain, this mosque remains a landmark of the historic Kampong District. The structure was rebuilt in 1934 by Singapore's oldest architectural form, Swan and Maclaren. The most remarkable part of the current structure, which was named a national monument in 1975, is the glass dome created from glass bottle ends donated by Muslims so that even the most poor community members could have the chance to contribute to the mosque. Arrange to visit Sultan Mosque and other attractions in Singapore using our Singapore route planner.
Tours to Sultan Mosque
$370 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Full Day Singapore Highlights Tour with Private Vehicle,Lunch and Dinner
Duration: 9 to 10 hours
$119 BOOK WITH VIATOR Small-Group Food Tour With Hawker Center: Eat Like A Local
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Sultan Mosque reviews
After an original mosque was built on the site in 1824 for the first Sultan of Singapore, this impressive building, with it's onion shaped domes, was erected in 1928 and now stands as a national... more »
Sultan Mosque is the focal point of Kampong Glam. The main entrance gate is at the junction of Muscat and Bussorah Street. This present building was designed by the Irish architect Denis Santry of..... more »
Its one of the mosques in Singapore that allows the prayer call to be broadcasted. Reason being that its a National Heritage site. Well that's good as this is the way it used to be. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, Friday prayers or normal prayers have limited capacity allowed. It stood there for more than a hundred years and hundreds more to come.
The Sultan Mosque is gorgeous. The area surrounding the mosque is also quite interesting with many types of eateries. It’s a gorgeous day to be exploring this side of town on a clear blue sky.
Plan your trip to Singapore
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Singapore
Side trips from Singapore
Shopping in Singapore
Hidden gems in Singapore
Historic Sites in Singapore
Nearby attractions in Singapore
Trips to Sultan Mosque by other users
31 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM IRELAND River Safari Singapore Zoo Upper Seletar Reservoir 60 days in Southeast Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Kuta Ubud Singapore 21 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM IRAQ Emerald Hill Orchard Road Singapore Botanic Gardens 15 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM BELGIUM Haw Par Villa Adventure Cove Waterpark Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple 22 days in Singapore & Thailand BY A USER FROM CANADA Singapore Ko Lanta Karon 16 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Asian Civilisations Museum Gardens by the Bay Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple
Message from Singapore Tourism Board
Built in 1824, this landmark of the Kampong Glam district attracts many who are keen to learn about Malay History & Culture. The Sultan Mosque, built in 1824, is a landmark of the Kampong Glam district which attracts many who are keen to discover the culture & history of Malays. Also known as Masjid Sultan, the mosque’s name pays homage to Sultan Hussein Mohamed Shah, the first Sultan of Singapore and 18th ruler of Johor. In 1975, it was gazetted as a national monument. The mosque’s mass prayer hall can host up to 5,000 visitors. While its 2 giant golden domes make for an impressive sight, their bases are adorned with glass bottle ends, which were donated by Muslims during its construction.