Designed by the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, the Penang State Mosque was built back in the 1970s. Featuring Malay elements and Western Modernist in the design, it consists of onion-shaped domes which were designed by Philippine architects. Having space for 5000 worshippers it is the largest mosque in the city of Penang. Located in George Town, its grounds provide an excellent background for photographs. When selecting a Penang hotel an option to keep in mind is Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang. With a desirable location and supreme facilities, the Tanjung Bungah hotel is an excellent accommodation option.