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Kuching Mosque

Kuching, Malaysia
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Ranked #17 of 36 attractions in Kuching
Type: Religious Sites, Natural History Museums
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Let me start by stating I am not Muslim and therefore decided to not go I dude the mosque as I didn't feel it was right of me to do so, though our guide said that as long as you are dressed properly and all it is fine to visit inside as unlike many other places it is encorouged to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

The District mosque of Kuching which is set out in a remarkable location overlooking the river and surrounded by a cemetery, located conveniently in downtown and fairly easy to get to. Inside of the mosque is fairly plain and simple with very nice views of the river from the inside and outside. The Mosque needs urgent attention, the paintwork needs... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

A must see place, gives some understanding of the differences between Malaysian and middle eastern Islamic architecture. To gain a fuller understanding though the must see place is the Islamic Museum in KL.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I have been to this mosque since my schooling days way back 1983. Centrally located and nicely built. In front of the mosque is the Muslim cemetery. View onto the river is just superb especially at dawn.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The Mosque was built to replace the old one, and judging by pictures of the previous structure is not an improvement, except that it holds more people. Worth no more than a walk past really, thought the adjoining cemetry is interesting. Right by the bus station at the end of India Street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

Lovely mosque, was fortunate enough to pray inside it. Had a non Muslim friend with us who was also allowed in during the prayer time. The view from the windows onto the river are gorgeous make sure u have a look .

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Rivenhall, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

This museum is full of rather old and faded stuffed animals etc. though does have a few interesting exhibits, including a watch recovered from a crocodile after it had eaten the owner !

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Wander down the pedestrianized India Street, turn left and "wow" you are facing Kuching's most beautiful mosque. On a rise above the river bank and surrounded by a Muslim cemetery, it is a sight not to be missed while walking through compact old town Kuching. Adjacent to the mosque grounds is an old ship yard from the colonial era that... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Worth visit awhile. Great photo shooting there. It just beside bus-stop 2. One of the biggest mosque you can find in Kuching. Nearby the this area you can get nice Malay foods as well.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

When you have the time around at waterfront you should check this mosque. It's a big mosque and you can see it from afar. Just make sure that you don't wear anything short or sleeveless here.

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