Jamek Mosque, Kuala Lumpur

#5 of 47 in Historic Sites in Kuala Lumpur
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Admire the blend of different architectural styles at Jamek Mosque, the oldest mosque in the city. Built in 1909 by British architect Arthur Benison Hubback, the main building combines Moorish, Indo-Saracenic, and Mughal influences, with impressive whitewashed arches and a tall, striped minaret. Situated where the Klang and Gombak rivers meet, the grounds provide a tranquil place to walk and explore, with lush palms and the rivers idling by. Make Jamek Mosque a centerpiece of your Kuala Lumpur vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary planner.
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  • According to the story, Kuala Lumpur was founded here, and this mosque mashes up history and religion. Apparently it has nothing special, but I think it’s very nice and worths the visit.  more »
  • We went to visit the Mosque and we had a beautiful experience. Women have to wear a cover up they lend you. We had a guide explain to us and we understood a lot about the religion. It was large...  more »
  • This is palace just awasome
  • Very peaceful, serene and grand.

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