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Address: Jalan Tun Perak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number: 2-274-6063
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Masjid Jamek opened its doors more than 100 years ago, making it one of...
Masjid Jamek opened its doors more than 100 years ago, making it one of the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur. Built in a Moorish style with iconic white domes, the mosque sits at the confluence of the Sungei Klang and Sungei Gombak rivers. The bazaar outside is also well worth a visit.
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Really calm and feel intimate in here. I hear beautifull sound from Imam. But i have the construction near this Masjid. Make this Masjid become dirty and nothings special. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Batam, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Really calm and feel intimate in here. I hear beautifull sound from Imam. But i have the construction near this Masjid. Make this Masjid become dirty and nothings special. I hope the construction will finish soon (I travel at March 2015)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

This mosque looks pretty from the outside, but it is very difficult for westerners to get in. Even when appropriately dressed (long pants, long sleeved tunic top, and head scarf), they refused to let me in. I stopped by a few times and each time it was a different excuse... but it soon became clear that the real reason was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Inspired by Indian Moorish architecture is one of the must visit location which is located at the interconnection of the train lines. currently undergoing renovation as part of the riverside development at the surrounding area of the mosque. kindly be informed that non moslems are allowed at the compound area of the mosque, except the praying area only. i would... More 

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Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

To be fair we did go in to look around, just walked around the perimeter. The building work was enough to deter us and we were not sure where visitors could gain access as there were a few lorries blocking what looked like the entrance. It is for sure an old mosque dating back to 1909. The best views were... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

It's certainly different looking but there isn't much looking to do, it isn't a big place and you're not allowed in the majority of it. The good thing is #1, it's free and #2, it doesn't matter what you wear, they are going to give you something to cover up with. The ladies will understand the confusion you feel sometimes... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Situated at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak Rivers, this mosque is situated where KL first started. The oldest mosque in KL, it was built in 1907. The architectural design is a combination of Moorish and Islamic cultures. This mosque is usually jam packed during Friday prayers. A must visit if you are a tourist to KL. Join the... More 

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Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

You cant go in the mosque, you are only allowed to walk around it and watch. In Feb 2015 there was a construction site next to the building. All in all: when you are in the area then visit it, it's for free! Side note: for men in shorts-> there are ropes which you can borrow For women-> there are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Despite the construction work all around the mosque visitors are still welcome. The volunteers ensure that everyone is appropriately dressed. This includes red hooded cloaks for women and baggy pants for men in shorts. There are lots of leaflets about Islam and visitors are welcome to ask questions. Donations are welcome. Non-Muslims are not able to enter the prayer halls... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The mosque is located very near Dataran Merdeka, Central Market and Chinatown area, convenient to see them all in the same day as I did. The place is very beautiful and I strongly recommend to do the guided tour since you can learn a lot. If you are not dressed appropriately they give you something to cover up. When I... More 

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Otley West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a really stunning looking building. There is some construction going on in and around the mosque but this remain a stunning place to visit.

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