National Mosque (Masjid Negara)

National Mosque (Masjid Negara), Kuala Lumpur

National Mosque (Masjid Negara)

National Mosque (Masjid Negara)
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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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ricshanshibly1986
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia1,265 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
National mosque of Malaysia located within KL city area. During our visit mosque under construction and could not visit inside masjid. No entrance fee
Written 10 May 2022
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Jacki S
Penang Island, Malaysia110 contributions
Jan 2022
Website did not clarify the mosque is under renovation. Most the roof is covered. Not a good time to visit and impossible to see the mosque from the hill due to overgrown vegetation.
Written 1 February 2022
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Κωνσταντίνος Δ
Athens, Greece3,875 contributions
Feb 2020
The National Mosque (Nasjid Negara) in Kuala Lumpur is completed in 1965 (in modern architectural design), is a place of worship for Muslims (Sunni), has a capacity of 15.000 people, the main roof resembles an open umbrella, the minaret has a height of 73 m (the minaret’s cap resembles a closed umbrella, symbolizing the tropics) and has a nice garden around (13 acres= about 53.000 square meters), and it is easily accessible by buses and train (the train station is next to the mosque.
I liked the architecture and its symbolism (with 18 points roof - representing the 13 states of Malaysian confederation and the 5 pillars of Islam), the fountains and gardens, as well as the adjacent Heroes’ Mausoleum (Makan Pahlawan) and I think it is also a nice tourist attraction (visiting at non-prayer times, robes for ladies are available on the spot).
Written 4 May 2020
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ASAS1964
UK355 contributions
Feb 2020
went there for Friday prayers, excellent mosque, very clean, very impressive and colourful main hall. very busy but that would be expected on Friday. really enjoyed going there for Friday prayers.
Written 29 March 2020
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Imam A
Thornhill, Canada134 contributions
Sep 2019
We were there as part of our city tour. Very clean and quiet. Very welcoming people. Robes are available for ladies. Respect the religion and cultures.
Written 6 March 2020
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Avand B
19 contributions
Mar 2020 • Family
Spiritual place for finding peace and connection with God. Also open for non-Muslims, but with restricted opening hours. Recommend a short stay. 30 min or so is sufficient for non-Muslims.
Written 6 March 2020
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Tim B
Bunbury, Australia29 contributions
Mar 2020
The light and space is amazing. I was very lucky to attend on a day when there was hardly another soul present and the wide open spaces, light and sense of peace were magical.
Written 5 March 2020
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Mohammad I
Subang Jaya, Malaysia21 contributions
Jan 2020 • Family
It’s beautiful,when we went in it was raining,I would just say it was absolutely magical.i feel it looks more beautiful after sunset.
Written 24 February 2020
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highwayspider
Ploiesti, Romania62 contributions
Feb 2020
it's always good to understand and accept others religion, in this case even if we're not allowed to prayer room, all the architectural complexe is beautiful and peaceful
Written 19 February 2020
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BillNorthumberland
Choppington, UK598 contributions
Feb 2020
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the National Mosque and particularly the friendliness of the volunteers who are on hand to provide information about this beautiful building.

However what caused us some embarrassment was the way a number of visitors reacted to having to wear the full length smocks by laughing and making crude remarks in front of the volunteer staff. Please be respectful or stay away.
Written 17 February 2020
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