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Jamek Mosque

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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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...more
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Jalan Tun, Kuala Lumpur 56000, Malaysia
+60 3-2691 2829
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place of serenity and hanrmony. A mosque in the heart of at bustling city, KUALA LUMPUR. With excellent architectural designed moorish shapes, this building is a must visit thing when travelling to Kuala Lumpur. Easily access using public transports such as the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank shukorTRAVEL
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Cool experience. The mosque so beautiful. And inside the mosque there's a guide to tell you the story about it. It's also easy to find that because near to mrt

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank firdan2015
Reviewed 2 February 2019

Other reviewers wrote abouts its beauty and architecture. I would suggest if possible listen to the beautiful voice and heart melting recitation of its Imam.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank tanjibchowdhury
Reviewed 31 January 2019

the mosque is conveniently located at the heart of Kuala Lumpur thus making it accessible from any where and by various public transports such as bus and lrt with nice view

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ManisChen
Reviewed 27 January 2019

Never imagined that a British architect working in the early 1900s would be able to design such an outstanding Islamic building. It shows Arthur Hubback was a many-sided man ahead of his time. Jamek mosque, built in 1909 is not a huge tall structure, but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Robert937
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

It’s lit up at night and it is so beautiful. 10/10, would really recommend. The outside is very cool! A good thing to see - close to Independence Square.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank marcurr
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

One of the oldest mosque. We saw the mosque from the bridge that goes to central market with two rivers merging into one. There is zero distance mark here (with KL is zero and other cities distance is written)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G2designin
Reviewed 17 January 2019

This old and seldom remembered historic site was given a new breathe of life when it was turned into the River of Life project. Called Kolam Biru this beautiful beginning of Kuala Lumpur has been given a facelift and made wonderful again. The musical fountain...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Located near the river, this beautiful mosque and its domes is a very nice old mosque built during colonial times. It is also in the city and so is visited by many worshippers. Robes are available for tourists. We found it walking from the Independence...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dr Neerja L B
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

The architecture is superb. The outside of the mosque is unique and stunning. The outside umbrellas are reminiscent of the umbrellas in Medina Saudi Arabia. There is a rich history with the old colonial mosque still intact. Please sure to encircle the entire mosque. There...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Marina B
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Response from JPHStVincent | Reviewed this property |
It is true that you do not need a guide, but I would recommend the guided tour. We learned a lot more by doing this. The guide approached us very politely at the entrance. No pressure, no fee, no tip. They just want people... More