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Situated at Likas Bay near the sea this mosque has similar features to the Nabawi Mosque in Medina. It is the biggest mosque in Kota Kinabalu and is perhaps one of the most beautiful in Malaysia>

Yesterday last minute outing with Dolly and Beth

I'd like to dedicate this one to Bea, a good friend in Poland who wrote me a wonderful testimonial.

Hope this says what I mean ;-)

JA miał lubić dedykować ten jed *Bea*, dobry przyjaciel w Polska kto napisał mnie cudowny *testimonial*.

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The Great Saint Martin Church (German: Groß Sankt Martin, mostly Groß St. Martin) is a Romanesque Catholic church in Cologne, Germany. Its foundations (circa 960 AD) rest on remnants of a Roman chapel, built on what was then an island in the Rhine. The church was later transformed into a Benedictine monastery. The current buildings, including a soaring crossing tower that is a landmark of Cologne's Old Town, were erected between 1150-1250. The architecture of its eastern end forms a triconch or trefoil plan, consisting of three apses around the crossing, similar to that at St. Maria im Kapitol. The church was badly damaged in World War II, with restoration work completed in 1985.

 

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The second main mosque in the city is the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque at Likas Bay at the north coastal highway. It is another impressive example of a marvelous architecture., it resembles in some ways the design of the Masjid al-Nabawi mosque (The Prophet´s Mosque) in Medina, in Saudi Arabia. The City Mosque is built on a man-made lagoon, which creates a feeling that the mosque is floating above the water. The prayer room can accommodate up to 12.000 worshippers at one time and houses also three madrasah (religious schools). The City Mosque was officially opened on 2nd of February 2000, following a proclamation of Kota Kinabalu as city status.

 

This wonderful mosque was yet another surprise for me. I had no idea that some of the nicest mosques I've seen will be found on Borneo Island !

 

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Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu (Kota Kinabalu City Mosque)was officially opened on February 2nd, 2000 following a proclamation of Kota Kinabalu as city status. It is the second main mosque in Kota Kinabalu, located at Likas Bay, about 10 - 15 minutes drive on the coastal highway.

 

Built with impressive and marvelous architecture closely and immaculately resembles the design of the Masjid al-Nabawi (The Prophet´s Mosque) in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The City Mosque was built on a man-made lagoon, which created an impression to be floating above water, a fine reason in bringing this landmark to be one of the City's main tourism attraction.

 

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Every summer I see these waterlily-bays in many of the 1000s of lakes we have in the region where I live and every time I am blissed-out. Although I have seen them 1000s of times, the view is always as beautiful as the first time. ~

Varje sommar ser jag dessa näckrosvikar i många av de 1000-tals sjöar som finns i regionen där jag bor och varje gång låter jag mig hänföras. Trots att jag sett dem 1000-tals gånger är det alltid en lika vacker syn.

 

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The second main mosque in the city is the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque at Likas Bay at the north coastal highway. It is another impressive example of a marvelous architecture., it resembles in some ways the design of the Masjid al-Nabawi mosque (The Prophet´s Mosque) in Medina, in Saudi Arabia. The City Mosque is built on a man-made lagoon, which creates a feeling that the mosque is floating above the water. The prayer room can accommodate up to 12.000 worshippers at one time and houses also three madrasah (religious schools). The City Mosque was officially opened on 2nd of February 2000, following a proclamation of Kota Kinabalu as city status.

 

This wonderful mosque was yet another surprise for me. I had no idea that some of the nicest mosques I've seen will be found on Borneo Island ! This shot was captured during one of thsoe usual tropical storms.

 

Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Lens: 24.00 - 105.00 mm; Focal length: 28.00 mm; Aperture: 22; Exposure time: 5.0 s; ISO: 50

  

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Kota KInabalu City Mosque during one fiery sunset.

 

Built over a man made lagoon at Likas Bay, the City Mosque is undoubtedly one of the most well known landmarks in the city, and is always frequented by travellers who wish to admire the beauty of its architecture. The mosque, showcasing two domes, one large and the other smaller, along with four minarets in light gold was officially opened back in 2000. This mosque can accommodate over 10 000 worshippers at any given time.

 

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Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu (Kota Kinabalu City Mosque)was officially opened on February 2nd, 2000 following a proclamation of Kota Kinabalu as city status. It is the second main mosque in Kota Kinabalu, located at Likas Bay, about 10 - 15 minutes drive on the coastal highway.

 

Built with impressive and marvelous architecture closely and immaculately resembles the design of the Masjid al-Nabawi (The Prophet´s Mosque) in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The City Mosque was built on a man-made lagoon, which created an impression to be floating above water, a fine reason in bringing this landmark to be one of the City's main tourism attraction.

The Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu is one of the main mosques within the city, built to compliment the older state mosque at Jalan Mat Salleh. It was completed in 1999 (actual date of construction was begun in 1989 but halted due to problems) to commemorate the city's status change and is now regarded as the city's main mosque while the latter is still acknowledged as the state mosque for the whole of Sabah. The mosque was built through land reclamation and is situated along the coastal highway at the midpoint between the city center and the Tun Mustapha Building (Sabah Foundation Building) and is at the entryway to Likas. The mosque commands a great view of Likas Bay in the front with panaromic view of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Islands while large mountain ranges shrouds the background. The mosque is unique in the fact that its architecture incorporates a tidal lagoon that gives the impression that the mosque is afloat as seen from the front, the level of the man made lagoon is controlled through a lock that empties to the tidal flats along the coastal highway.

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Likas bay..Land below the wind.(negeri di bawah bayu)Malaysia

Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu (Kota Kinabalu City Mosque)was officially opened on February 2nd, 2000 following a proclamation of Kota Kinabalu as city status. It is the second main mosque in Kota Kinabalu, located at Likas Bay, about 10 - 15 minutes drive on the coastal highway.

 

Built with impressive and marvelous architecture closely and immaculately resembles the design of the Masjid al-Nabawi (The Prophet´s Mosque) in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The City Mosque was built on a man-made lagoon, which created an impression to be floating above water, a fine reason in bringing this landmark to be one of the City's main tourism attraction.

 

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Dawn at Likas Bay. This is adjacent to Kota Kinabalu City, just 2~3 km from city center. From where the shot was taken, the road runs around this bay all the way to the left edge of this photo.

 

The peak to the right of the sun is Mount Kinabalu, located in the Kinabalu National Park, a World Heritage site. This is the tallest mountain in the Malay Archipelago... the tallest mountain in South East Asia. In 1997, a re-survey using satellite technology established the height of the summit at 4,095m (13,435 feet) above sea level.

 

Kinabalu National Park is one of the most important biological sites in the world. The botanical diversity is tremendous... over 800 species of orchids, over 600 species of ferns and the world's richest concentration of nepenthes (pitcher plants). A recent botanical survey estimated that there are 5,000~6,000 plant species in the park.

 

There are also 326 species of birds and 100 species of mammals in the park. I must find the time to spend a few days there. {Excellent information is available on wikipedia}.

Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu (Kota Kinabalu City Mosque) was officially opened on February 2nd, 2000. It is one of the the main mosques within the city, built to compliment the older state mosque at Jalan Mat Salleh. The mosque commands a great view of Likas Bay in the front with panaromic view of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Islands while large mountain ranges shrouds the background.

Sunset.Likas bay.Land below the wind.(negeri di bawah bayu)Malaysia

Likas bay..Land below the wind.(negeri di bawah bayu)Malaysia

Happy weekend to all and to my muslim friends in flickr. Selamat berpuasa

Likas bay..Land below the wind.(negeri di bawah bayu)Malaysia

Likas Bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

Likas bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

Likas bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

Likas bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

Likas bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

Likas bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

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Likas bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

Likas bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

Seen from the side of the Likas Bay road.

Built on a 2.47 acres site at the Likas bay, the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is exemplary of the Islamic contemporary architecture. Situated near the sea, this majestic white mosque boasts similar features to the Nabawi Mosque in Medina. This floating mosque has a prayer hall which houses three madrasahs and accommodates from 9, 000 to 12, 000 people at a time.

 

By far the largest mosque in Kota Kinabalu, the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is even possibly the most beautiful one in Malaysia – the man-made lagoon which surrounds it gives a serenely gorgeous and dramatic look to the mosque on a full moon night.

 

The Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is open for public visits daily except Fridays from 8am to 5pm. There are no fees charged on visitors.

 

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Dec 9 2010

Sobrang bait ng mga tao dito sa simbahang ito. Likas ang kanilang pag papahalaga sa mga naniniwala kay Maria. Parang kapatid nila akong tinuring. Kakaibang karanasan na naman ito para sa akin ,at kaya ang aking labis na pasasalamat sa kanila.

Isa lamang ito sa mga Lubhang Mainam na larawan ng Ina na nais kong ibahagi sa kanila at sa lahat.

 

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The Parish of the Immaculate Conception was constructed in 1600 by the townspeople of Malabon( formerly Hacienda Tambobong). The image was installed in the main altar in 1700. The image of the Parish of the Immaculate Conception of Malabon, Metro Manila was formerly known as the La Purissima Concepcion. It was canonically crowned on December 7, 1986 through a Papal Bull issued in September 1986. The image was renamed the Immaculada Concepcion in honor of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception which was declared by Rome in 1854.

The Malabon Grand Procession has its own ceremonial rituals. The municipal government of Malabon and the barangay government of Concepcion hosts the Pagoda fluvial parade and the fishermen's Festival. The celebration lasts for four days. On the day of the feast, the image is taken out of the church for a whole day procession.

The fishermen's festival is held on December 9. The image of St. Joseph joins the La Purissima image in a motorcade of fishermen and shipyard families from Navotas, Malabon and Bulacan. The Dalaw Bahay follows, wherein the image is brought from one house to another on a healing mission, followed by the fishermen's banquet. The image is then taken for a grand boat procession at night on the Malabon River and Manila Bay. The arrival of the image of the Virgin is welcomed with the Salve Regina. The Lusong sa Tubig caps off the festivities wherein people plunge into the water to symbolize the renewal of their baptismal vows.

The Araw ng Concepcion is held on December 10. The affair is highlighted with mass baptisms, confirmations and weddings. Malabon business groups, headed by Filipino-Chinese investors, dedicate offerings to the la Purissima. It is their way of thanking and acknowledging the Virgin for their success.

A place for up to 12,000 worshippersThe second main mosque in the city is the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque at Likas Bay at the north coastal highway. It is another impressive example of a marvelous architecture, it resembles in some ways the design of the Masjid al-Nabawi mosque (The Prophet´s Mosque) in Medina, in Saudi Arabia. The City Mosque is built on a man-made lagoon, which creates a feeling that the mosque is floating above the water.

patience is the ultimate form of success.

Built on a 2.47 acres site at the Likas bay, the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is exemplary of the Islamic contemporary architecture. Situated near the sea, this majestic white mosque boasts similar features to the Nabawi Mosque in Medina. This floating mosque has a prayer hall which houses three madrasahs and accommodates from 9, 000 to 12, 000 people at a time.

Likas bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

Likas Bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

Likas bay.Land below the wind.Malaysia

Built on a 2.47 acres site at the Likas bay, the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is exemplary of the Islamic contemporary architecture. Situated near the sea, this majestic white mosque boasts similar features to the Nabawi Mosque in Medina. This floating mosque has a prayer hall which houses three madrasahs and accommodates from 9, 000 to 12, 000 people at a time. Source: www.sabahtourism.com/destination/city-mosque#sthash.SMWcO...

A man with no plan is like a fool

Overwhelming with words and no action

 

A boat with no steer is like a blind

Venturing with fear and no compass

 

A toddler with no parent is like a cripple

Cruising with over-caution and no crutches

 

A vacation with no peace is like a car

Gliding with bumps and no brakes

 

When serenity equates with tranquility

When you consciously taste the water

When happiness erupts from humility

When you unconsciously close your eyes

But remember everything for the exact moment

 

That’s when you can surmised

You are at the right place…

At the right time…

With the right one…

and right frame of mind

 

-sjha

 

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