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Non-Muslims are welcome to visit the striking National Mosque outside of prayer time. This modern mosque was completed in 1965 and can accommodate 15,000 people. Robes are kindly lent to visitors who are inappropriately dressed.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-2693 7784
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had the opportunity to attend Jummah Prayers there last week. Nice place. beautifully designed and the crowd there is impressive.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank IronMuZz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From afar, the national mosque looks spectacular so we were looking forward to the visit. Women have to don a hooded full-length cloak while men are exempt if they have trousers on. The mosque is vast inside, with a capacity of 15,000. However it is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jacquim883
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely mosque and they welcome non Muslims at certain times (check the website) you wear a purple gown and women put hood up to cover your hair (no charge). Lovely peaceful place and they let you view the prayer hall from open door which looks...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3. From KL gallery you may ride a grab about 7 Ringgit to National Mosque. From national mosque walk uphill towards Islamic arts museum, planetarium Negara, KL Bird park (40-60 Ringgit) and orchid gardens. 4. 12 noon From KL bird park, you may ride GRAB...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank thenavigator8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 15 minutes walking around outside of grounds,a few soso pictures.It was closed for Non Muslim's at the time.Alright unless your going to pray or lucky enough to get to visit the inside.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank zalnikor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The National Mosque are very well maintained building and grounds. Staff are on hand to direct and instruct you so you can respect the religious laws, for example wearing of full-body cloaks. It is a fully functional Mosque with (I think) was 5 prayer meetings...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Max_O6363
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This mosque was stunning and bigger than expected. We went during late afternoon and for prayers. It started to rain whilst we were there so we took shelter until the rain calmed down. Robes were provided to tourists to dress modestly and were returned at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WeDiscover8890
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i didn't go inside the mosque, but is beautiful place , extremely big and very calm. nice to take pictures and to walk by

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank brigitt b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A big mosque and very clean . You must wear a ful bofy dress in mosque. Toilets were very very clean .

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marjansh62
Reviewed 11 February 2019

Nothing interesting, not really the exterior - you should go there while in Kuala Lumpur, but that’s it.

Date of experience: March 2018
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11 March 2019|
Response from Mazmannan | Reviewed this property |
Normally, the Friday afternoon prayers start after 1pm. If you visit in March - the Zohar prayer times are around 1.15pm to 1.20 pm. The Khutba for Jummah prayers would probably start about 45 minutes before that. You can... More
8 March 2019|
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Response from Max_O6363 | Reviewed this property |
Visiting Hours for Non Muslim from Monday -Sunday. 09.00 am - 12.00 pm OPEN 12.00 pm - 03.00 pm CLOSED 03.00 pm - 04.00 pm OPEN 04.00 pm - 05.30 pm CLOSED 05.30 pm - 06.30 pm OPEN FRIDAY ONLY 09.00 am - 03.00 pm... More
29 July 2017|
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Response from Zulazman28 | Reviewed this property |
Usually this shouldn't be a problem as long as using a tripod is not during prayer times (indicated by the call to prayers) and you observe the dress code in the Mosque proper.