|Sandakan Jamek Mosque|
Masjid Jamek Sandakan
|Location||Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia|
Shown within Sabah
The Sandakan Jamek Mosque (Malay: Masjid Jamek Sandakan or also known as Masjid Jamek Sheik Hasabollah At-Tohiri) is a mosque in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia. Opened in 1890, it is the oldest mosque in Sandakan, part of Sandakan Heritage Trail.
The mosque was opened in 1890 by Damsah, a Muslim cloth merchant from British Raj (present-day India). During World War II, the mosque become a hiding places for the town Muslim populations from the Japanese. The Japanese military believes the mosque could also become the hiding place for British soldiers that leading them to shot the mosque several times during the war.
Historical related buildings, memorials, monuments and sites in Malaysia
|Energy and water resources|
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