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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  • Like most mosques, the pretty part is the outside, the inside if you don't enter you're not missing much. For the rest, it is part of Georgetown heritage and is in the center of the city. The gardens yu cool surroundings.
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  • If you're walking around Georgetown, you'll always be right in front of you. Featuring Indian Mughal architecture, the mosque is one of the largest mosques in Malaysia and was built in the early 19th century. The tour was free and it was guided in English inside, but the woman was able to lend the one like the cloak which put it completely from the head like the rat man, and I who was shorts wrapped around the waist and was able to put it in. There was another mosque nearby, but if you want to see it, this is the place to go.
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  • The location is close to Streetart and Little India. The big mosque is on the main roadside. Kapitan Mosque is also one of the icons on Penang Island. There is no free admission fee. If you thirst, there is mineral water that can be replaced with a straw. Suitable for the wives of a moment and worship for the Muslims.
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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 😂
  • Well-preserved centuries old Indian Kapitan Mosque. Visitors seems not really being warmly welcome even the Muslims. However, the stunning architecture is impressive outside. The prayer hall is spacious. There are numerous trishaw around the corner of the mosque for sightseeing around the heritage sites.
  • The 19th century Mosque located in the heritage site of George Town. This mosque is famous for travellers from around the world. They can prayers and also learn about the historical of this mosque and even learn about Islamic religion. This mosque was so easy to notice from the street
  • I was welcomed as soon as I approached the entrance. They invited me for a tour and got me into something to cover my knees. Then the guide showed me around, told me what was done where and insight to how and when Muslims pray. Very cool free experience
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