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Malabar Mosque

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Address: 471 Victoria Street Masjid Malabar, Singapore 198370, Singapore

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Interesting garish green and blue Malabar Muslim Mosque

This is the only Malabar (originally from Kerala in India) Muslim mosque in Singapore. It was built in 1962 with a traditional style and painted outside walls. But urban... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Masjid Malabar is a lovely piece of architecture and one of the must see Mosques in Singapore. We had a lovely walk of Singapore taking a look at all the temples and mosques we could find - we recommend that you take time to explore some of them yourselves.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is the only Malabar (originally from Kerala in India) Muslim mosque in Singapore. It was built in 1962 with a traditional style and painted outside walls. But urban development began in that area after the mosque was built. In order to keep the Mosque modern, the while building was redecorated in garish green and blue tiles. Except for a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This mosque can be reached by foot from either Lavender or Bugis mrt stations. There's not much to be seen inside, but the outside looks quite pretty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Mosque is location not far from Lavender MRT station. It is right on the corner of an intersection. Blue color is the dominant of the exterior look. Clean and well maintained.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Those long hot Singapore afternoons are unforgiving. Like how the oasis is always only a mirage in the desert, the cool blue tiles of the Malabar Mosque drew our attention to rest under its cool shade. Infidel, sinner & non-believer, we were free to wash our faces & cool off & escape Singapore’s blasting midday heat. The Malabar Mosque’s main... More 

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Kampong Glam
This traditionally Malay enclave of Singapore offers an alluring array of shops, cafes, and bars. A walk down Haji Lane offers quirky shopping, while one block over, Arab Street is a treasure trove of brightly colored fabrics, clothing, and Turkish rugs. Stop for a leisurely coffee or cocktail and watch local kids play traditional games along the lane. Also home to the Malay Heritage Center and one of Singapore’s most prominent mosques (Sultan Mosque), Kampong Glam is a must-visit for a tantalizing taste of Malay life in this city.
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