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31 Prayer Spaces And Mosques Near Top Tourist Attractions


Sharifah Yusoff  •  Sep 16, 2022


In culturally-diverse Singapore, beautiful mosques are plenty across the country should you need a quiet respite to perform your daily prayers. But it may be a challenge to find a nearby mosque near tourist hotspots! Thankfully there are plenty of convenient prayer spaces near famous spots in Singapore where you can pray comfortably with prayer mats and garments readily available for use. 😄 We've compiled a list of places you can pray across some of Singapore's most popular attractions and areas! We've even included some gorgeous heritage mosques that are worth a visit. Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://bit.ly/3LnFN1F

Marina Bay/Marina South Area

Planning to visit Gardens By The Bay, Marina Bay Sands, or the Esplanade? Then you'll want to note down these prayer rooms in the area for a convenient trip!

1. Marina Square Shopping Centre

Located near the Esplanade in the Marina Bay area, this shopping centre is the perfect place to stop and eat as well as pray before continuing on with your day. The musollah is situated at the Basement 1 Carpark. Look out for the escalator between the Coffee Bean café and Manhattan Fish Market, and go down 2 flights of stairs (or take the escalator) to the basement level. You should find yourself in the carpark’s Green Zone. Exit the sliding doors and turn left at the pillar marked 'AA3'. Walk ahead a bit more, where you'll find the musollah near lot 67. Prayer mats and telekung are available for use. Ablution can be taken outside the musollah (open ablution area) or at the nearest toilet located on levels B1 and 1 for men and women respectively. Opening Hours: The musollah should be accessible 24/7 daily (carpark opening hours) but we recommend visiting during mall opening hours. Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594

2. Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka

First built in 1820, Singapore's oldest mosque is still an active place of worship today! Located near Clarke Quay MRT station, make sure to stop by if you're near the Singapore River to catch a glimpse of this historic sight. It was even declared a national heritage site in 1991, so you can bask in being part of history while you're praying here. ? There are separate ablution and prayer areas for men and women but do bring along your own prayer garments. Opening Hours: Accessible 24/7 Address: 10 Keng Cheow Street, Singapore 059607 Website

3. Masjid Moulana Mohamed Ali

Just a 10-minute walk away from Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka is Masjid Moulana Mohamed Ali - Singapore's one and only underground mosque! Completed in 1994, this mosque is situated right in the middle of the Central Business District and serves the needs of the busy workers in the area. There are separate ablution and prayer areas for men and women, and Friday prayers are held here too. Opening Hours: Open daily; 9AM - 8PM Address: UOB Plaza I, 80 Raffles Place, #B1-01, Singapore 048624 Website

4. Suntec City Tower 3 (East Atrium)

Suntec City's musollah is located at the Tower 3 East Atrium, level 3. Head to the East Atrium, and take the escalator up to level 3. Look out for Singpost (located at unit #03-383) and the door to the musollah is located at the lift lobby right next to Singpost. Separate prayer areas for men and women are located inside, and prayer mats and garments are provided too. Ablution can be taken at the toilet opposite Singpost (next to the food court). Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 10PM (Mall hours) Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City Mall Tower 3, Singapore 038983

5. Raffles City Shopping Centre

Raffles City is connected directly to City Hall MRT, making it a convenient stop if you want to explore central Singapore. The musollah is on level 2 of the mall, located near the Fairmont Hotel. Look out for the hallway between Warehouse and Dorothy Perkins and walk down the hallway towards the doors. There are signs to dictate the spaces by gender, and prayer mats and garments are also available. The spaces are quite small (only about 3 people can fit into it at one time!) but it's a convenient stop to note down. Ablution can be taken at the nearby toilet (walk towards Asian Market Cafe at Fairmont Hotel). #HHWT Tip: Ladies, you'll find a foldable mirror in a white cabinet at the doorway of the women's musollah. You can use it to adjust your scarf after prayers Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 10PM (Mall hours) Address: 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103

6. The Adelphi

About 10 minutes away from Raffles City is the Adelphi, which is next to the National Gallery Singapore and opposite the revamped Funan Mall. The musollah is located under the staircase of level 3. Look out for the Exit sign next to unit #03-09 and enter the door (Staircase 2), heading straight ahead through another door. Slippers are provided for ablution which can be taken at the nearby toilet of the same floor. Prayer mats and telekung are also available. Though there are no separate spaces for men and women, there is enough space to pray in 2 rows, or you can move one of the prayer mats to the nearby staircase landing. Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 10PM (Mall hours) Address: 1 Coleman Street, Singapore 179803

7. Peninsula/Peninsula Excelsior Shopping Centre

Credit: Islamicevents.sg on Facebook To get to this musollah, exit the mall from opposite shop #B1-08. The musollah is on a staircase landing on the right. Three levels of prayer spaces are available with prayer mats, Quran and telekung but do note that the space is quite small. You may use the nearby toilet to perform ablutions before prayer. P.S. If it's too crowded here, you can head to the Adelphi which is right across the street. Opening Hours: Open daily; 8AM - 10PM (Mall hours) Address: 3 Coleman St, Singapore 179804

8. Kallang Wave Mall

Credit: Muhammad Qayyum Azman on Facebook Planning to experience some water sports on the Kallang River, or attend a concert at the National Stadium and Singapore Sports Hub? Then you'll definitely pay a visit to this huge shopping mall! The musollah is located in a corridor next to NTUC FairPrice Xtra. Follow the signs to the toilet and you'll find an exit door leading to the prayer area. Wudhu can be taken at the nearby toilet. Prayer mats and garments are provided but do note that space is to be shared between men and women. Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 10PM (Mall hours) Address: 1 Stadium Pl, Singapore 397628

9. Singapore Flyer 

This gargantuan observation wheel is the largest in Asia, with views that stretch beyond Singapore’s borders. While on board the Singapore Flyer, look out for Changi Airport and Sentosa Island, as well as peeks of Malaysia and Indonesia just beyond the horizon. The prayer room is on Level 1 West Promenade (opposite the DBS ATM/AXS machines). To be sure, do approach the staff at the Guest Services Lounge on Level 1 for assistance. This prayer room has prayer mats and telekung are available for use! [P.S Visit Singapore's hottest attractions - Singapore Flyer and Universal Studios Singapore for a bundle deal when you book on Klook!] 

Bugis/Orchard Road

Bugis and the Orchard Road district are 2 neighbourhoods that are on every visitor's bucket list! Whether you're shopping for bargains (or even treating yourself to some luxury ?), dining on some of the best halal restaurants around, or just enjoying a scenic walk through town, these are the prayer spots nearby to take note of.

10. DUO Galleria

Credit: Musollah SG Located right next to Bugis MRT, DUO has separate musollahs for men and women with dedicated ablution areas in each of them. Take the escalator up from Exit E to the ground floor, and walk to the right of Salad Stop. There's a prayer room symbol on the pillars to indicate the corridor to turn in to. Prayer mats and garments are also provided. Opening Hours: Accessible 24/7 Address: 3 Fraser St, DUO Tower, Singapore 189352

11. Masjid Sultan

We can't leave out one of Singapore's most iconic mosques! Located in the Kampong Glam area, this historic mosque is visible from afar with its golden domes and minarets and is surrounded by dozens of shops and eateries. Once you've finished your prayers here, head over to Wardah Books or the dUCk Store to get some shopping done, or check out over 50 halal eateries in the area! Opening Hours: Accessible 24/7 Address: 3 Muscat Street, Singapore 198833

12. Lucky Plaza

Credit: Noraini Abdullah on Facebook Lucky Plaza is a famous spot for wallet-friendly shopping sprees in the heart of the Orchard Road shopping stretch. The musollah is by the carpark on the 8th floor. Take the cargo lift to level eight and take a left turn, walking through to the end of the carpark where the resting area is. Look out for lots 86 and 87 and the musollah is right next to it! Prayer mats and telekung are both available but do note that there are no separated spaces for men and women. Do take your ablution at a toilet in the mall before heading up to the musollah. Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 10PM (Mall hours) Address: 304 Orchard Road, Singapore 238863

13. Grand Hyatt Singapore (For hotel guests only!)

Credit: Shahreel Mohamed‎ on Facebook Walk up the staircase/ramp at the corridor to the left of Straits Kitchen restaurant and walk past the lift lobby (to the rooms) and turn right to the carpark exit. The musollah is located to the right of the carpark. An ablution area is next to the room and there are separate areas for males and females. Prayer mats are provided but do bring your own telekung or prayer garments! Opening Hours: Accessible 24/7 Address: 10 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228211

14. Royal Plaza on Scotts

Credit: Sarah Lee on Facebook From the hotel main entrance, walk past the right grand staircase (or walk up the carpeted staircase!) and take the lift to level 2. Walk down the corridor and you will arrive at the musollah. There are separate areas for men and women, and ablution areas are located within the rooms. Prayer mats and garments are both provided too! Opening Hours: Accessible 24/7 Address: 25 Scotts Road, Singapore 228220

15. Wisma Atria Shopping Centre

Credit: Musollah SG The musollah is located at a staircase landing on the 7th floor. Take the cargo lift (Service Lift 9) located near Isetan and a public toilet, up to the carpark on the 7th floor. Turn left and walk to the end of the carpark before turning right. The prayer room is behind a door marked "Fire Exit/Staircase 2". Ablution can be taken at washrooms inside Wisma Atria before arriving at the musollah, or a small tap located just outside the room. Do note that the room is not separated into different areas for men and women. Prayer mats and garments are provided. Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 10PM (Mall hours) Address: 435 Orchard Road, 238877

16. Masjid Al-Falah

This is the only mosque located in Orchard Road itself - perfect for a prayer break in the middle of your shopping spree! The mosque is about a 5-10 minutes walk from amazing malls including Takashimaya/Ngee Ann City, [email protected], and Centrepoint. #HHWT Tip: It can get very crowded during Friday prayers so arrive early if you want to pray in the congregation! Opening Hours: Open daily; 5.30AM - 10PM Address: 22 Bideford Road #01-01, Singapore 229923 Website

Sentosa Island

An island resort off Singapore’s southern coast, Sentosa is connected to the city by road, cable car, pedestrian boardwalk and monorail and is home to various attractions like Southeast Asia’s largest aquarium as well as the Universal Studios Singapore theme park. There are all sorts of fun for the whole family here!

17. Universal Studios Singapore

If you're enjoying a day out at USS, you won't have to exit the park to complete your prayers! There's a musollah on-site next to the Battlestar Galactica rollercoaster, further split into separate rooms for men and women. Each room has its own wudhu (ablution) area within so you can have a completely fuss-free experience! Prayer mats and garments are also provided although we recommend bringing your own prayer garments as there are only a handful to share. Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 10PM (Do check the official park calendar as closing times may differ) Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269 [P.S Save on costs when you visit Singapore Flyer and Universal Studios Singapore for a bundle deal on Klook!] 

18. Beach Station Monorail

Credit: Shafiee Barahim on Facebook If you're not going to USS, don't worry because there's another prayer room located at the Beach Station monorail (just 2 stops away from Resorts World Station). After alighting from the monorail, head to the escalator opposite the information counter and go down to the carpark on Basement 1. There are signs pointing to the prayer rooms which are right next to Lot 198. A small ablution area is available just outside the rooms. Alternatively, there are toilets available upstairs at Beach Station itself. Do note that you'll have to bring your own prayer garments here. #HHWT Tip: There is a third prayer room in Sentosa at KidZania but it is open only for paying guests. Opening Hours: Open daily; 9AM - 9PM. Address: 50 Beach View, Singapore 098604

Singapore Wildlife Reserves (Mandai)

You wouldn’t want to miss Singapore’s award-winning wildlife reserves like the rainforest zoo and themed-safaris! Board the guided trams or trek on foot to explore these massive and immersive reserve parks where you get to experience some of the most distinctive wildlife habitats of the world.

19. Singapore Zoo/River Safari/Night Safari

Credit: Nur Shaleh Affandi on Facebook There are no official prayer rooms at the zoo yet, but their First Aid station sometimes doubles up as a musollah! Approach the uniformed staff members for assistance into the room. Do note that the musollah is at the entrance of the zoo so you may wish to perform your prayers before exploring the zoo or right after you're done for the day. Ablution can be taken at the nearby toilet which is close to KFC. Prayer mats and telekung are available for use. #HHWT Tip: If you’re visiting the Night Safari or River Safari, you can also use this musollah as the three parks share the same First Aid station. Check out this guide to the Singapore Zoo to make your visit even better! Opening Hours: Open daily; 8.30AM - 6PM (Zoo hours) Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826 [P.S Get cheaper prices when booking your zoo tickets on Klook!] 

Chinatown/Little India

What trip to Singapore would be complete without a visit to two of Singapore's historic ethnic quarters? ? Both neighbourhoods are full of delicious eateries, jaw-dropping bargains, and monuments that date back decades. Singapore's multi-ethnic makeup can also be seen in the mosques present in both neighbourhoods - usually right next to a temple from another religion!

20. Furama City Centre (Chinatown)

This hotel is located right in the middle of Chinatown, and they have a musollah for public use! The musollah is on the lobby level, just beside the toilet and Tiffany Cafe and Restaurant. A key may be required to unlock the room so if the door is locked do approach the reception desk for staff assistance. The prayer area is separated into rooms for men and women, and there is an ablution facility in each room. Prayer mats and garments are also available for use. Opening Hours: Accessible 24/7 Address: 60 Eu Tong Sen Street, Singapore 059804

21. Furama Riverfront Hotel (Chinatown)

Credit: Hady Jay on Facebook The musollah of this hotel is located on level three, along the same hallway as Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant. Head in the direction towards the toilet, and walk to the end of the corridor where a marked door indicates the prayer room. Do note that the space can be tight for two people so you might need to wait for your turn to pray. There is no separate room for men and women. Prayer mats and telekung are available for use. A small wash area is available inside the room itself for ablution. ? Opening Hours: Accessible 24/7 Address: 405 Havelock Rd, Singapore 169633

22. Masjid Jamae Chulia (Chinatown)

This mosque can be traced back to as early as 1826, pointing to a significant population of Tamil Muslims in Chinatown at the time. Located along Mosque Street, the mosque features a mix of architectural styles including a South Indian entrance gate and Neo-Classical prayer halls - making it an Insta-worthy spot too! Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 9PM Address: 218 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058767 Website

23. Masjid Al-Abrar (Chinatown)

Formally set up in 1855, this South Indian-style mosque in Chinatown is another historic reflection of the religious co-existence in Singapore. The mosque is still a central community point for Indian Muslims in Singapore, but it also caters to the needs of office workers nearby throughout the day. It's one of the quieter mosques in Singapore, and definitely worth a visit if you have time to spare! Opening Hours: We are unable to confirm if the mosque is accessible 24/7. We recommend visiting between 6AM - 8PM (prayer times). Address: 192 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068635

24. Masjid Abdul Gafoor (Little India)

Credit: National Heritage Board on Facebook Built in 1859, this is another historic mosque that has been gazetted as a national monument. ? Its architecture is definitely one of the most eclectic in Singapore, with a mix of South Indian, Mughal, and European features across the building. Look out for the delicate chandeliers hanging inside, and of course the bright yellow exterior that will brighten your day! Opening Hours: Accessible 24/7 Address: 41 Dunlop Street, Singapore 209369 Website

Changi Airport

Continually ranked as one of the world's best airports, visitors to Changi Airport can enjoy a multitude of facilities ranging from a swimming pool to free movie screenings! There are also prayer rooms available in all 4 terminals, so you can pray in comfort while waiting for your flight. ? P.S. Do note that there are no prayer rooms available in the public areas of the airport. For a prayer room near the airport, check out number 26 on the list!

25. UE Bizhub East South Tower

If you're heading to Changi Airport but are not flying off, drop by Expo MRT on your way to/from the airport to perform your prayers! UE Bizhub's musollah is a short 5-minute walk from the MRT. Look for Fairprice Extra and turn right after the ATM machines beside Fairprice. You'll see the Cisco sign and there are prayer room directions on the pillar beside it. Follow the directions into the building, and turn left. Ablution can be taken at the nearby toilets. Prayer mats and telekung are provided. Opening Hours: 8AM - 9PM (Mon-Fri), 8AM - 5PM (Sat), Closed on Sundays Address: 8 Changi Business Park Ave 1, Singapore 486018

26. Terminal 1 Departure Transit Area

Once you enter Terminal 1's departure area, head towards departures gates D to the right. You'll see an escalator leading upwards to level 3. The prayer room is located next to the Aerotel and swimming pool at the top of the escalator, and is separated into different rooms for men and women. Wudhu can be taken at the nearby toilet, and prayer mats and garments are both provided. Do note that the prayer room is not specifically for Muslim use, and is open to those from other faiths. Location: Level 3, next to the swimming pool and Aerotel (Near departure gates D) [P.S If you're looking for a quick 3D2N Singapore getaway, we have you covered!] 

27. Terminal 3 Departure Transit Area

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Turn left once you enter Terminal 3's transit area, and look for Pandora and Sunglass Hut. Turn left into the corridor between Sunglass Hut and Tiffany & Co. The prayer room will be on your right. The prayer room has separate spaces for men and women, and a wudhu area is included. Prayer mats and garments are also provided. Do note that the prayer room is not specifically for Muslim use, and is open to those from other faiths. Location: Level 2, behind Tiffany & Co.

28. Terminal 4 Departure Transit Area

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After you've entered Terminal 4's transit area, take the escalator up to level 2M. Walk past the Peranakan Gallery and Cheers, and turn to your left. The room will be on your left next to Baggage Storage by Smart Carte. The prayer room has separate spaces for men and women, and a wudhu area is included. Prayer mats and garments are also provided. Do note that the prayer room is not specifically for Muslim use, and is open to those from other faiths. Location: Level 2M, next to Baggage Storage by Smart Carte.

BONUS: Queensway

Queensway is a neighbourhood known for its plethora of sports brands going for affordable prices! While it's not a 'typical' tourist spot, if you're looking to get the sports shoes you've been dreaming of at a good price, Queensway Shopping Centre is the perfect place to be. Ikea Alexandra is also nearby if furniture and household facilities are what you're looking for instead.

29. Queensway Shopping Centre

Credit: Jureni Yussoff on Facebook The musollah here is located on level 2. To get there, walk towards the toilet and turn left. Exit the door to staircase D and turn left to arrive at the musollah. There's an ablution area provided, but Muslimahs are strongly encouraged to perform ablutions at the nearby toilet. The prayer area is relatively smaller than the one in nearby Ikea Alexandra, so you may want to consider praying there instead if it's to your preference. Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 10PM (Mall hours) Address: Queensway Shopping Centre, 1 Queensway, Singapore 149053

30. Ikea Alexandra

Credit: Musollahs in Singapore Ikea Alexandra has not one, but two musollahs for Muslimins and Muslimahs separately! For Muslimahs, go down to Basement 1 from the escalator at the main entrance. Exit the glass sliding door, and the musollah is opposite the exit door. For Muslimins, turn left from the glass sliding door. Ablution areas are provided in each musollah. Opening Hours: 10AM - 10PM (Sun-Thurs), 10AM - 11PM (Fri-Sat) Address: 317 Alexandra Rd, Singapore 159965

31. IKEA Tampines

IKEA Alexandra's sister location in Tampines has a musollah as well! Head to level 2, and look for the IKEA Foodcourt/canteen area. There is a sign on the left, with the prayer symbol and toilets. Walk down the corridor till the end where the musollah is. Turn right when you see the Exit sign. The muslimah is straight ahead, while muslimin area is to the left. Both musollahs for muslimin and muslimah have prayer mats provided and an ablution area. Sejadah are provided in the muslimah area. And there you have it! Whether you’re shopping along Orchard Road, exploring the cultural heritage of Chinatown or visiting Singapore’s wildlife reserves, these conveniently-located musollahs are available for you to perform your daily prayers with ease. May this list benefit you the next time you’re in this city-state