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Ubudiah Mosque

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Address: Kuala Kangsar, Malaysia

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A Majestic View

This is a very impressive mosque which i grew up seeing in photographs but not having an opportunity to see it until recently. It was a very hot day when I arrived at the mosque... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Kuching, Malaysia
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Kuching, Malaysia
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a very impressive mosque which i grew up seeing in photographs but not having an opportunity to see it until recently. It was a very hot day when I arrived at the mosque yet I can see a tour bus moving off as I arrived and by the time I left, another group of tourist came to visit.... More 

Thank WongHF
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

A stunningly beautiful royal mosque of Kuala Kangsar with its distinctive onion shaped domes. Walk around the perimeter of the mosque to take in its beauty. Worth a visit as part of the royal heritage trail. Just outside the gate of the mosque to admire two old wooden buildings with a royal history. This is a popular attraction with Locals... More 

Thank Rossman I
Seremban, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

One of the beautiful mosques in Malaysia built around 1913 to 1917. Also known as the Royal mosque of perak.Located in Bukit Chandan,Perak.Located nearby is also the Royal Mauseleum n Galery Sultan Azlan Shah ( the late perak sultan n former King) The mosque is actually small, very well maintain n the carpet for the praying area is excellent (... More 

1 Thank mohzan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This is arguably the most beautiful mosque in Malaysia. The architecture is simply awe-inspiring with its golden domes and minarets, so it's worth stopping by Kuala Kangsar just to see this particular mosque while driving along the North-South Expressway. The surroundings are clean and well-maintained, with plenty of carpark spaces around. You can also opt to go inside the mosque,... More 

1 Thank Adrian F
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 497 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The historical mosque like Ubudiah and nearby royal museum (formerly mausoleum ) are worth the pitstop. For those less familiar with conservative Malaysia, you need to dress conservatively to enter, most if not all places of worship in Malaysia out of respect for religious and cultural reasons. definitely no shorts or singlets /tank tops for men/woman or low cut dresses... More 

1 Thank Highadventurer
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This more than 100 years old Mosque is without a doubt one of the, if no the most beautiful Mosque in Malaysia. It's located just outside the city center. It's not always possible to enter the Mosque but even the outside of the Mosque and the location are worth exploring.

Thank PetervanderLans
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

It is the very special building, I didn't manage to go inside due of my rushing schedule. Will try to entre again next time I visit.

Thank Edwin C
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit & people have the opportunity to step in & see the details of the architecture..This place also near to the museum of sultan Azlan about 200m from there..So tourist can visit both places once they come to Kuala kangsar.

Thank Mr_Mitsubishi
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 834 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This very beautiful mosque stands on Bukit Chandan. It was built by the 28th Sultan of Perak, Sultan Idris Shah, in 1911 and designed by Arthur Benison Hubback, the British architect who also designed the Ipoh Railway Station. Completed in 1917, this mosque has Moghul and Indo-Saracenic architecture. The golden domes with black and white minarets rise above a white... More 

Thank nellielim
Lyngby, Danmark
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

The cities most stonning building is open for every one. Though humble inside, its worth a look. Out side though i looks like a farytale frome 1001 night

Thank woaqzo

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