Kapitan Keling Mosque, George Town

Wander the serene grounds of Kapitan Keling Mosque to appreciate its Mhugal domes, arabesque arches, and ornate minaret. Built in 1801, the mosque was much expanded in the 1930s. Inside the airy interior you can see elegant calligraphy panes and stained-glass windows showing floral patterns. Tour guides can provide you with background information about Islam, the mosque's history, and its role in the local Indian community. Dress respectfully, ensuring that your arms and legs are covered before you enter this place of worship. Add Kapitan Keling Mosque and other attractions to your George Town trip itinerary using our George Town trip planner .
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  • Mosque is quite big and clean and tidy but yes the standard mosque is still and just make photos photos aja.
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  • This us an impressive old mosque situated in the heart of old Georgetown. It has typical Moorish style architecture with domes and minarets. Seemed to be closed when visited due to prayer time or beca...  more »
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  • An Iconic Mosque in the heart of Georgetown. Good management & also welcome to non muslim to visit. The will provide you proper clothing & ample of info's about the mosque
  • Being a prominent Islamic historic centre, it is part of the World Heritage Site of George Town. Strategic place with wide area. There's a mini tower in front of the mosque that you can use to see Georgetown city from the top. When I take wudhu, it's not usual get the water directly from pool 😂
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