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The Jamek Mosque, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 
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Distance from city center: 1.3mi
Sistazzione's pictureby Sistazzione History & Culture travel tip
added on the 28th of September, 2010
The oldest worshiping place in Kuala Lumpur, the Jamek Mosque has been built on the meeting of the two rivers, Sungei Klang and Sungei Gombak. The early settlers established their homes exactly at this confluence and built the mosque in 1909. What is interesting that the architect who designed the building was an Englishman, whose passion was the Indian Muslim architecture style.

The whole place is really beautiful, though try to avoid visiting it while the devotees come to pray. (midday, mostly Friday)

Address:
Jalan Tun Perak, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
You can stay only 3/4 hour.

 
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