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Monday, 13 January 2014

Jamek Mosque


Built in 1909, Jamek Mosque - better known as Masjid Jamek among the locals - is the oldest mosque in the city. The mosque sits at the meeting point of the Klang and Gombak rivers, which is also the birthplace of Kuala Lumpur. 

Its architecture is inspired by Mogul influences of northern India. In 1965, it was officially declared as the National Mosque. 

Today, there is a new National Mosque not far away, but Jamek Mosque remains important due to its strategic location in the heart of Kuala Lumpur 

Getting Here 
By Light Rapid Transit (LRT) 

Both the PUTRA and STAR lines have stops at the Masjid Jamek station. The mosque is just around the corner. 

Who To Contact 
Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC) Address: 109 Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Phone:1 300 88 5050 Fax: +603-2162 1149 


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