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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This significant mosque was built by Indian Muslim traders in the 19th century and is an integral part of the Worlf Hertitage site of Georgetown. It sits in the center of the Tamil Muslim neighborhood known as Little India.It is one of many interesting sights...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 5 days ago

Built by the first wave of Indian settlers in George Town, this is ths oldest mosque on the island. The architecture is stunning but the gardens are even more so, in my opinion. Much care and attention goes into the presentation. I look forward to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pakabay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner & I have a thing for mosques. So, naturally, we would visit the Kapitan Keling Mosque which is the oldest mosque in Penang. The mosque was built by the first Indian Muslim settlers from the East India Company troops in 1801. Unfortunately, when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wildcat7400
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The old mosque with malay architectures. Not many thing to see or to do, though. The location is next to the famous food stall and near the automatic bike rental, so if you plan to use the automatic bike rental, you can drop in, have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank wishtrav
Reviewed 6 November 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
Thank chibyz88
Reviewed 28 October 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
Thank Rafathor
Reviewed 27 October 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
Thank I H
Reviewed 22 October 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
Thank Odyssey811876
Reviewed 19 October 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 11 October 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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