22 June 2012 – It’s always nice to be able to revisit a place from your childhood, though I can’t say I recall much of Kuala Terengganu having only lived there briefly. In fact the only memory I have of our time in the city comes from an old photo of our family at the beach, with mum holding me as a baby.
The Crystal Mosque (or Masjid Kristal in Malay) certainly wasn’t around when my family and I were last here. It official opened in 2008 and has since become the city’s most famous attraction, with its modern architecture based on Moorish and Gothic designs. The structure itself is made of steel, glass and crystal which helps give it its unique look.
The mosque is located in the city’s Islamic Heritage Park, and lights up after 8pm every night, cycling through several different colours.
The following photos were taken on a Canon 5D Mark II. You can click on any image on the post to view it large.