Junior SG Adventure EP11: Only underground mosque in Singapore

How did Moulana Mohamed Ali Mosque become Singapore’s only mosque to be situated underground?
How did Moulana Mohamed Ali Mosque become Singapore’s only mosque to be situated underground?PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

Moulana Mohamed Ali Mosque had its origins at 16 and 18 Market Street, two double-storey shophouses comprising an area of 1660 square feet. The mosque was developed by 3 prominent muslim gentlemen who understood the need to have a place of worship in the central business district.

The mosque was once resituated to its current location in 1994 at the basement of UOB Plaza 1.

How did Moulana Mohamed Ali Mosque become Singapore's only mosque to be situated underground?

Stay tuned to this episode of Junior SG adventures to find out more about the stories behind this unique place of worship.


About Junior SG Adventures

Junior SG Adventures is an online bilingual infotainment series for youngsters aged between 7 and 14. In this series, youngsters can discover lesser-known stories behind iconic local landmarks and location, and learn more about Singapore's history and culture. Students can also test their knowledge after watching by doing the activities that will be featured in upcoming issues of Thumbs Up, a fortnightly current affairs publication for students.

Junior SG Adventures is also available on the zbschools.sg. All episodes come with Chinese and English subtitles.