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Islamic Art Museum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 
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Distance from city center: 1.7mi
luci's pictureby luci History & Culture travel tip
added on the 3rd of October, 2010
The rich culture and art of the Muslims is presented in the Islamic Art Museum, which we visited several weeks ago. The building in itself is a work of art, with its white and blue domes. The whole place is so beautiful and built in such a simple way that cannot get lost.

The exhibitions features artwork from embroidered blankets to artifacts and Islamic texts. Though not very much is said about the exhibits historical background, each and every piece is presented with details. Very educational and interesting, especially for a European.

Address:
Jalan Lembah, Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Price:
RM12 for adults ($3.50), RM6 ($1.75) for children (free for aged 6 and under).

Opening Hours:
Daily from 10:00 to 18:00

On the web:
http://www.iamm.org.my/

 
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