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Masjid Yusof Ishak, Singapore

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Masjid Yusof Ishak or Yusof Ishak Mosque is a new mosque in Singapore. It was announced by Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Hsien Loong during the 2013 National Day Rally This new mosque is located at Woodlands Drive 17 in Woodlands. The mosque is named after Singapore's first President, Yusof Ishak.
The mosque officially opened to public on April 14, 2017 by the former President's widow, Madam Noor Aishah, witnessed by guests including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs, Yaacob Ibrahim.
Costing over $18 million, Masjid Yusof Ishak is the 26th mosque to be built under the Mosque Building and Mendaki Fund programme. The design and architecture of the mosque was inspired by President Ishak's official and private residences. Moreover, it blends traditional mosque characteristics with the heritage of the "Malay world", the Nusantara. Unlike typical mosques, it doesn't have huge pillars or dome. Having instead, a very contemporary look and feel of a "Malay house".
The prayer space is able to accommodate 4,500 people with facilities to cater to the needs of the elderly. Other facilities also include a multi-purpose hall, a conference room, a sizeable auditorium, seminar rooms for teaching purposes and a roof terrace.
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  • A very big and well designed neighbourhood mosque. We're in the neighbour for a function and just made it in time for our prayers and stayed on for the next. It's designed for the future as the...  more »
  • It is a mosque in the apartment complex of Woodland. It looks like a school. It is cool even if I take it because there is a potung in a big lawn.
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  • Beautiful architecture. Very nice and clean. Area around the mosque is really big and look nice. Not far from the woodland station. We took 901 from woodland to mosque.
  • Good location, very windy...Friday prayer and tarawil expecting full house.

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