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Kampung Kling Mosque, Melaka

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Kampung Kling Mosque is an old mosque in Malacca, Malaysia.The Kampung Kling Mosque is situated at Jalan Tukang Emas, also known as "Harmony Street" because of its proximity to the Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.HistoryThe original structure built by Indian Muslim traders in 1748 was a wooden building and in 1872, it was rebuilt in brick. The mosque is one of the traditional mosques in Melaka, which still retains its original design. The architectural design of the mosque is a cross between Sumatran, Chinese, Hindu, and the Melaka Malay. The minaret, ablution pool and entrance arch were built at the same time with the main building. The kampung kling mosque is named based on the place where Indian traders dwell in that place called Kampung Kling.The minaret resembles a pagoda. The mosque also has a blend of English and Portuguese glazed tiles, Corinthian columns with symmetrical arches in the main prayer hall, a Victorian chandelier, a wooden pulpit with Hindu and Chinese-style carvings, and Moorish cast iron lamp-posts in the place of ablution for pre-prayer cleansing.
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  • Chinatown in the mosque. This mosque is said was built in the late 18th century. Place is beside the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple. Three-tiered roof is too like mosques do not. Funny white spires shaped like a lighthouse. This time I could not get in.
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  • Reminds me of round roof of the mosque image is generally, but this mosque was reminiscent of the temple roof. So in a beautiful building with a white overall, to get inside a mosque in shoes dress regulations. It was a tower inside the grave and corresponds to the Minaret at the mosque until now seen type.
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  • salah satu mesjid tua di Melaka, terletak di area Jonker street. Merupakan salah satu pariwisata yang sungguh direkomendasikan. pada zaman dulu di percaya sebagai area harmoni, karena bertetangga deng...  more »
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  • One of the oldest architecture in the Jonker Walk area apart from Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, it has beautiful and unique architecture, a crossover with Arabic and oriental design
  • People there are lovely, allow pictures to be taken.. Beautiful architecture, and have a history of 300 years!!
  • Masjid tertua yang penuh barakah....
  • Precious style Kling mosque. Unlike other places in the mosque roof, unique place where smaller-scale but rather the constant depreciation.
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  • 很特別的清真寺,融合多元文化。和一般看到的圓頂清真寺不太一樣,剛好非常符合馬六甲過往多元文化融合的特點。建議在出發前做做功課,可以更能理解。