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Address: | Jalan Lebuh Acheh, George Town, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 4-432 5231

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A beautiful structure at night.

I stop by through several time but never go into the mosque. It is a beautiful structure in the end of street especially at night.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 September 2016
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Irvine, California

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I stop by through several time but never go into the mosque. It is a beautiful structure in the end of street especially at night.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were welcomed warmly by the volunteer tour guides who after dressing us appropriately to enter the mosque we were given a guided tour around the mosque , and were given opportunity to ask any questions. It was a nice look into the Islamic faith.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We've come to really enjoy this street. It's one over from Armenian, the street which boasts a lot of street art and cutesy shops for tourists. Acheh feels a little more laid back and less pretentious. Unless you are around as worshippers arrive for midday prayers, you might not notice this wonderful gem. It's just off the street and it... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Masjid Acheh or Acheen Street mosque is a small mosque built by muslim settlers from Acheh, Sumatra when Penang was a vibrant trading centre in the 20th century. Praying here on Fridays can be quite congested but the feeling of being in a very old and venerable masjid cannot be replaced even by modern mosques with newer amenities. This mosque... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

A mosque built during 19th-century, by the Acehnese situated on Aceh Street, in George Town. History said it was a major place for Islamic pilgrims and their families in Malaysia. Recommended to stop by if you visit city, the minaret is beautiful but a little small. Recommended for first-time travelers and history buffs. Similar to Kapitan Keling's mosque (also opened... More 

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Nuenen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Interesting place and remarkable minaret. Go and see, stroll around and experience the relaxed atmosphere. Do not miss when in Georgetown

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

This is a small mosque with a pretty minaret located on the corner of Cannon and Acheh streets. The mosque buildings look pretty from the outside - I didn't attempt to go inside.

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Steilacoom, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Uninspiring from the outside, worn down both inside and out, this seems more like a broken down neighborhood mosque than a heritage site. Non-Muslims cannot enter the hall. The only possible interest is its age - 1808 - and the tiny if enigmatic cemetery outside to the right. Since you are already hanging around Lebuhs Cannon and Armenian you can... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

This is by far the oldest mosque in Penang dating back to the early 1800'. It is located right by the Armenian street so hard to miss. There are no buildings taller than the historic minurette in the neighborhood. Beautiful architecture and worth a quick stop and a look.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

The oldest mosque in Penang situated in the UNESCO Heritage site and at the end of the Canon Street (if you came from the direction of Armenian Street). What is so amazing about the mosque is that, there is no high rise building around the area except for the minaret of the mosque which made it stand out. I never... More 

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