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National Mosque (Masjid Negara)

Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
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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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped here on a tour. We attempted to get in but didn't make it unfortunately as the prayer hour started. Check and double check entry times if you plan on going! Anyway, if you do arrive on time to entire, you can wear the...More

Thank Kumi M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breaking the tradition of typical mosque with dome. It was a modern approach architecture design. It was modern then and still look modern now. Good location : right opposite of malaysia museam not far from china town.. very clean masjid with a very peaceful and...More

Thank Elyes-Benachour
Reviewed 1 week ago

A modern styled Mosque, beautiful none the less. KL is a city of cultures that are very respectful of each other. This was very nice.

Thank COW6Y10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outside of prayer hours, it is possible to hire suitable clothing and visit the Mosque ... but you can't actually go inside it. You are restricted to standing outside the main prayer rooms and looking through windows. There may well be a good religious reason...More

Thank igar75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adjacent to the Islamic Arts Museum. It's large and beautiful. I prayed zuhar there. The place is clean and well maintained. You will get massage chairs and paying 5 RM you can use those chairs.

Thank tanjib c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for the Juma (Friday) prayer service. While it couldn't understand much since it was in the Malay language, it was nice to pray with so many fellow Muslims. I did not see much of the building, but it is worth noting that...More

Thank TravelingAmos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The stuff there was so nice. You can ask any questions of Islam, they will definitely answer you more than your exception!

Thank 筠婷徐
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip to this Mosque was thoroughly underwhelming. After patiently waiting for 15 minutes to enter the Mosque, a terribly grumpy member of staff literally threw a robe at us so we could enter. This member of staff was entirely miserable and a very poor...More

Thank ReviewBarracuda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place definitely visiting in KL. The expance is vast and Plenty of marble used . Fountains are beautiful. Gardens are well maintained.

Thank okashashank
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful masjid, very good interiors and the surroundings as well. Must see place and pray of course.

Thank Suheel2012
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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.
Truc N
25 February 2017|
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Response from Consultants10 | Reviewed this property |
Believe it is 9am to 12 then 3 to 4 pm and 5:30 to 6:30pm.
Truc N
25 February 2017|
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Response from Shanu K | 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