Jamek Mosque, Kuala Lumpur

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#4 of 17 in Historic Sites in Kuala Lumpur
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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  • They tend to be large and the National Mosque and had long felt a little more beautiful. Just entry time is limited, so try to keep track of time before a visit is recommended.
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  • As a former colony of the British Empire during the 1800s, much of the historical architectural landscape of Malaysia was shaped by the resident Architect General, Brigadier General Arthur Benison Hub...  more »
  • The thing with Kuala Lumpur's oldest mosque. White big Mosque is beautiful. Sorry left out was exactly what the prayer time.
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