Kapitan Keling Mosque
Kapitan Keling Mosque
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  • Ha N
    Lisbon, Portugal2 contributions
    A blast of food and culture
    We had a wonderful day with our amazing tour guide, Su Li Lee. Her knowledge of the local lives, culture and history facinated not only me, a visitor, but also my local friend. What I loved the most was the food walk from breakfast to suppers, from local market and street food to restaurants, from Chinese cuisine to Malay and Indian. We had a blast.
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 December 2022
  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland6,404 contributions
    Main mosque
    A visitor's centre is open in a separate building in the vast green garden. To enter the main building shoes must be left on the racks outside, locals even wash their feet in the covered water baisin on the courtyard. Toilets in mosques are usually free to use for anybody.
    Visited February 2023
    Written 18 February 2023
  • Gert
    Hannover, Germany37 contributions
    Great experience !
    The Mosque itself is - sorry if this may sound impropriete - someway cool. It is build in a surprising clear style, mainly in white. So it is worth to skip your short trousers into a jeans or so. Ladies will do normally fine with a shwal around neck and head, but otherwise they provide something like a cape. If you got the chance to participate on a short guided tour, do it ! We were guided by a wonderful lady from india (with a great vioce when reciting examples from the quran). Not to far away, you will find Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple - a nice contrast and also realy worth a visit
    Visited February 2023
    Written 23 February 2023
  • Haytham Abu Firas
    Qatar14,377 contributions
    Beautiful Masjid
    Kapitan Keling Masjid is one of the biggest mosques in George Town city, Penang. Built in 19th century by Indian Muslim traders in George Town. Great architectural design.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 September 2023
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Haytham Abu Firas
Qatar14,377 contributions
Sep 2023 • Friends
Kapitan Keling Masjid is one of the biggest mosques in George Town city, Penang. Built in 19th century by Indian Muslim traders in George Town. Great architectural design.
Written 21 September 2023
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lbyrne99
Dublin, Ireland326 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
This was interesting . A good insight into the Muslim religion . The tour was good and the guide was passionate . Cover ups provided
Written 5 July 2023
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Ashfield531
Ringwood, UK1,026 contributions
Mar 2023 • Couples
An impressive building and in Penang you get a real feel for a multi-cultural society where all religions are tolerated and supported.
Written 2 May 2023
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Gert
Hannover, Germany37 contributions
Feb 2023
The Mosque itself is - sorry if this may sound impropriete - someway cool. It is build in a surprising clear style, mainly in white. So it is worth to skip your short trousers into a jeans or so. Ladies will do normally fine with a shwal around neck and head, but otherwise they provide something like a cape.
If you got the chance to participate on a short guided tour, do it ! We were guided by a wonderful lady from india (with a great vioce when reciting examples from the quran).

Not to far away, you will find Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple - a nice contrast and also realy worth a visit
Written 24 February 2023
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Heli P
Helsinki, Finland6,404 contributions
Feb 2023
A visitor's centre is open in a separate building in the vast green garden. To enter the main building shoes must be left on the racks outside, locals even wash their feet in the covered water baisin on the courtyard. Toilets in mosques are usually free to use for anybody.
Written 18 February 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Ha N
Lisbon, Portugal2 contributions
Dec 2022 • Friends
We had a wonderful day with our amazing tour guide, Su Li Lee. Her knowledge of the local lives, culture and history facinated not only me, a visitor, but also my local friend. What I loved the most was the food walk from breakfast to suppers, from local market and street food to restaurants, from Chinese cuisine to Malay and Indian. We had a blast.
Written 15 December 2022
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Anand1351
Singapore, Singapore2,731 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
Nice mosque , probably same like others, saw from outside while strolling around.
Had some golden top.
You will see it while walking around heritage area in Georgetown.
Written 17 August 2022
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B T
London, UK1,194 contributions
Aug 2022
The mosque is a nice building from the outside, but doesn't take long to look and didn't look too spectacular.
Written 17 August 2022
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AFAK25
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia3,692 contributions
Jul 2022 • Solo
Beautiful Moorish plus some Roman architecture, typical of great mosques built during British colonial era.

The mosque serves the parish living nearby, just like when it was first built 200 years ago plus nowadays itinerant tourists or office workers.

Tours available outside of prayer times.
Written 13 August 2022
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megatfarish
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia50 contributions
Dec 2021
Great view & breathtaking especially inside the mosque of a nearly 200 years old property. Great historical mention about the land grab between owner & colonialist.
Written 11 December 2021
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