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National Mosque (Masjid Negara)

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Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 19-505 2052
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Non-Muslims are welcome to visit the striking National Mosque outside of prayer time. This modern mosque was completed in 1965 and can accommodate 15,000 people. Robes are kindly lent to visitors who are inappropriately dressed.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
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+60 19-505 2052
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"non muslims"
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"main prayer hall"
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"prayer times"
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"visiting hours"
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"prayer room"
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"prayer area"
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"modern architecture"
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"wearing shorts"
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"peaceful place"
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"men and women"
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Reviewed today

The National Mosque of Malaysia, build between 1963 and 1965 to commemorate Malaysia' independence, within walking distance to the old railway building and Central Market. It has an awesome architecture with its star-shaped 18 points dome and 73m high minaret surrounded by a beautiful outdoor...More

Thank AtieMalek
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Reviewed today

How many mosques have we been in!!!!! This one is beautifully preserved & the guide who greeted us inside (after we put on the correct attire) was so polite & informative! He told us that women must pray separately to men because you pray while...More

Thank W9937FMChris
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Understand the religious significance, will not comment on that. But from a tourist perspective, it is neither historical nor a modern architecture.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's really a good place to stay away from the Sunlight. Beautiful constructive building that helps me relax after a day of walking. Tried a costume and had a great picture with my friends. If you want to know more about history of Mosque, there...More

Thank JustinNguyen92
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Mosque is large but the outside of it seems to have been forgotton waterways that do not require much maintainance are all wearing out. broken tiles etc. Such a shame really, As it is the National Mosque afterall, No fees and takes around 15minutes...More

Thank Shannon083
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was interesting to have a walk around the mosque as we took shelter from a sudden downpour. The people working there were very nice and have us some robes to wear to cover our bare arms/legs. As mosques go this one isn't the most...More

Thank ctrlaltdeliciouz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Masjid Negara is a unique mosque with it's distinctive 'folded umbrella' on the minaret and an 'open umbrella' above the prayer hall. I spent some time admiring the architectural details - the geometric ceiling, the countless pillars laid with black and gold mosaic. It is...More

Thank chooseong
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow...Such a peaceful and gorgeous monument....Deserve to be the National monument.. I got an opportunity to be present at the afternoon prayers..Strict in terms of dress code which I believe they should be..Architecture is a mix of anicent and modern art.. It's free of charge...More

Thank Imran M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this mosque on our last full day in KL. As we were looking around we found a guide doing a talk/tour free of charge. He explained in lots of detail what the religion is about and answered all of our questions without making...More

Thank Pagetraveller
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mosque is built 1907.year and is oldest mosque in Kuala Lumpur. Projekt made some britain architect.

Thank Nesvil
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shilllashillla
29 July 2017|
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Response from Zulazman28 | Reviewed this property |
Usually this shouldn't be a problem as long as using a tripod is not during prayer times (indicated by the call to prayers) and you observe the dress code in the Mosque proper.
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Truc N
26 February 2017|
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Response from Consultants10 | Reviewed this property |
Believe it is 9am to 12 then 3 to 4 pm and 5:30 to 6:30pm.
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Truc N
26 February 2017|
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Response from seabr00k29 | Reviewed this property |
9-12 3.30-4.30 5.30-6.30
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