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Hajjah Fatimah Mosque, Singapore

Hajjah Fatimah Mosque - Singapore, Singapore
Hajjah Fatimah Mosque
4001 Beach Road, Singapore, Singapore 199584Map
+65 6297 2774
Neighborhood: Central
Overview

This quaint mosque owes its existence to Hajjah Fatimah, a Malaccan-born Malay. After her husband, a wealthy Bugis merchant, passed away, she successfully took over his shipping business. After her home was burgled twice, she decided to donate the land and funds for the construction of this mosque in 1846. Today, she lies buried in the grounds of the mosque. The architecture of the Hajjah Fatimah Mosque exhibits some British influences, as is evident from the European Doric pilasters in the minaret. Interestingly, it is regarded as the Leaning Tower of Singapore, due to its gothic-styled spire that tilts at six degrees.

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Hajjah Fatimah Mosque General Information
  • Type: Religious
  • Nearest Train: Lavender (EW11)
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