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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 4215
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Portions seemed small but was surprisingly filling ! Nasi briyani waa the best I've had. Light and fluffy.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

This was such a lovely visit, my friend and I stayed here for about an hour just resting- we both ended up falling asleep it was that peaceful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Situated on the corner of Buckingham Street and Pitt Street this Mosque has some interesting turrets and architecture.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Kapitan Keling Mosque is the oldest Mosque in Georgetown. I visited on a beautiful blue day, so the stunning architecture was really highlighted. I will return for an internal tour when more appropriately dressed.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful example of Islamic architecture contrasting with the polymorphy of places of worship that make Penang such a harmonic meeting of cultures. Parts of the mosque are reminiscent of the Alhambra palace. But it’s beauty also comes from it’s simplicity and balance. We were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Quite an impressive structure and quite active still too, this is on the main Chulia Street and can be viewed from the road

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

An old heritage mosque which has become a famous tourist destination from all over the world. Have to see to get the feel when one is inside this holy place

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

This beautiful mosque is a must visit, as it is really beautiful and old. Before you head over be sure to wear decent clothes and act respectfully. For more info about Malaysia check the WNFdiary blog.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

very unique design and material used for this building, nice calm place to rest, beautiful interior and exterior design,, good place for prayers for muslims.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

There are plenty of amazing mosques in Penang but this mosque really stood out due to its beautiful architecture. There is prayer space for both males and females. However worth noting Jumu'ah (Friday Prayer) alternates between this mosque and another one within 5mins walking distance).

Date of experience: September 2018
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