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Kapitan Keling Mosque, George Town

#5 of 34 in Historic Sites in George Town
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Wander the serene grounds of Kapitan Keling Mosque to appreciate its Mhugal domes, arabesque arches, and ornate minaret. Built in 1801, the mosque was much expanded in the 1930s. Inside the airy interior you can see elegant calligraphy panes and stained-glass windows showing floral patterns. Tour guides can provide you with background information about Islam, the mosque's history, and its role in the local Indian community. Dress respectfully, ensuring that your arms and legs are covered before you enter this place of worship. Add Kapitan Keling Mosque and other attractions to your George Town trip itinerary using our George Town trip planner.
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  • Regularly during my stay in George Town I used to pass by this mosque, right in the center of the old town. There is a big lawn around it and the building is in the typical Indo-Saracenic or Moorish.....  more »
  • There are several temples from several different religions in only a small area, so it is easy to see them all as part of your own walking tour. This was good to see.  more »
  • An Iconic Mosque in the heart of Georgetown. Good management & also welcome to non muslim to visit. The will provide you proper clothing & ample of info's about the mosque
  • Being a prominent Islamic historic centre, it is part of the World Heritage Site of George Town. Strategic place with wide area. There's a mini tower in front of the mosque that you can use to see Georgetown city from the top. When I take wudhu, it's not usual get the water directly from pool 😂

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