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Kapitan Keling Mosque, George Town
(3.9/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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. Kapitan Keling Mosque is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, George Town Edition.
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  • A beautiful mosque from the outside and the inside. Nice to visit without the printing of embarrass.
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  • The Mosque is quite dominant in this part of Georgetown, for the tourists who love to visit Mosques and churches it is probably a must see. 
  • Beautiful mosque. What an amazing welcome. We are not Muslim, and not religious, just interested. We were welcomed, shown around, had all our questions answered, invited to go to the visitor's centre ...  more »
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  • Big mosque in the center of Goergtown. Worth to see maybe even from inside ;)
  • Beautiful mosque with a unique dome and minaret and cute old mini canon.
  • The prettiest masjid I have even seen before.
  • Beautiful peaceful pray place.
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