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Kapitan Keling Mosque, George Town

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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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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  • Many historical sites in Penang are either closed or turned into a museum or a shop. Not this one. The mosque was built in the early 1800s by Indian Muslim traders. What's unique is its blend of Mugha...  read more »
  • 雖說是巿內最大的清真寺,其實只須15分鐘便能參觀完,因大部分的位置是不能內進的,不過在外邊拍照倒是很不錯,是喬治城必去的景點之一。進內面須衣著樸實,女性須帶頭紗。 
  • Mejid Kapitan Keling mudah dicapai. Berjalan kaki dipusat kota lama Penang dipagi hari sangat mengasikkan. Salah satu obyek menarik adalah mengunjungi Mesjid Kapitan Keling. Tembok putih dengan kubah ...  read more »
  • Beautiful mosque with a unique dome and minaret and cute old mini canon.
  • Big mosque in the center of Goergtown. Worth to see maybe even from inside ;)
  • The prettiest masjid I have even seen before.
  • It's comfy here
  • There is a big pond to take ablution. Unique!
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