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Kapitan Keling Mosque, George Town

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
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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TripAdvisor
  • Good little insight into Islam, had a short tour where the guide gave us an overview of how they pray.  more »
  • One of the oldest and historical mosque. A must visit place for muslim with great design. located next to famous nasi kandar beratur.  more »
  • Stop the for solat, you feel peace and cool. Beautiful building with great architecture in and out of the mosque  more »
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  • A nice architecture build up mosque. Nice to take photos around the mosque. Easy to get there.
  • Very beautiful mosque built by south Indian Muslims.
  • Tranquil atmosphere. Very nice mosque.
  • This place offers friendly guest services. Be sure to check out the booth to the left of the entrance!
  • Amazing mosque with a peaceful atmosphere and great cemaat.