Thursday, December 10, 2015

3 Most Famous Historical Mosques In Kuala Lumpur Malaysia That Every Muslim Must Visit


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Jamek Mosque, one of the oldest mosque in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Among the many landmarks in the capital city of Malaysia, there is three famous mosques of Kuala Lumpur that deserve special attention. Here is a three list of most beautiful, historical, outstanding and famous mosques in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia are list below: 

 

1.      National Mosque
Not far from Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and classic building’s belonging to KTM Berhad headquarters stood proud of one of the largest mosque in Kuala Lumpur. The mosque has a large capacity of 15,000 people. Stylish design contemporer mosque with blue irom dome showing abstract and geometric forms consisting of 18 points symbolize 13 State in Malaysia and the 5 pillars of islam. The best features of the mosque are the 73 meters high minarets and its design which inspired by The Grand Mosque of Mecca. The mosque is a bold and modern approach in reinforced concrete, symbolic of the aspirations of a then newly independent Malaysia.

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National Mosque View From Bukit Bintang Area
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Small Car Passing National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Front Gate National Mosque Kuala Lumpur
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Introduction of National Mosque

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National Mosque Garden
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Bath Room as one of public facilities in National Mosque, Kuala Lumpur
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Ablution Room as one of public facilities in National Mosque
For conveniene this mosque has provided facilities including shoes storage, ablution, clean toilets, the bathroom as well as a prayer room for men and women. When your foot stepped into the main prayer room your eyes will be spoiled by the colorful decorations on the walls and ceiling of the mosque which containing holy Quran verses. To provide the convenience to Muslims who worship at this mosque in the main room is equipped with air conditioning. In addition to a place of worship for Muslims at certain hours this mosque is also open to public and tourists who want to see the grandeur of the architecture and enjoy the beauty of its interior design.
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Inside of National Mosque
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Main prayer room at National Mosque, Kuala Lumpur
        How to get there: If you take commuter train (KTM) get off at Kuala Lumpur Railway Station then walk towards to National Mosque. If you take LRT you can get off at Pasar Seni LRT Station then walk over the bridge pas the Klang River walk towards to Kuala Lumpur Railways Station. If you take a bus it also very easy ro reach by public bus among other thing RapidKL bus, GoKL bus as well as double decker bus tour Kuala Lumpur Hop On Hop Off Bus and get off at National Mosque area.

2.      Jamek Mosque
Located at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak River and right at the interchange station between two of Rapid KL’s light rail transit (LRT) lines namely Ampang dan Sri Petaling Line and The Kelana Jaya line there is one of the oldest mosque in Kuala Lumpur City which was founded in 1909 named Jamek Mosque. This mosque was designed by Arthur Benison Hubback adopted in his designs was similar to that of Northern Indian. This mosque was built by merchant-rader of islam that originated from India in the British colonial era and was oficialy opened in 1909 by the Sultan of Selangor.
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Jamek Mosque in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
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Sunset Over Masjid Jamek, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
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Sunset Over Masjid Jamek, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
When you visit Jamek mosque, you will find it nestled beneath a canopy of shady swaying coconut trees. From its design we can see this mosque has a Moorish, Indo-Saracenic or Muglah architecture style in it. The Neo-Moorish design can be easily discerned from other types of architectural designs by their signature of onion shaped domes, spires, domed shaped canopies, multiple minarets and horse shoe shaped arches hanging over decorated columns.
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Inside of Jamek Mosque, Kuala Lumpur
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Main prayer room at Jamek Mosque
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Jamek Mosque's Minarets
How to get there: If you take public transportation the nearest LRT station is Masjid Jamek. You can take LRT Kelana Jaya Line or LRT Ampang Line and get off at Masjid Jamek Station and walk towards to Jamek Mosque which situated a stone's away from the station. If you take a bus it also very easy ro reach by public bus among other thing RapidKL bus, GoKL bus as well as double decker bus tour Kuala Lumpur Hop On Hop Off Bus and get off at Masjid Jamek or Dataran Merdeka area.

3.      Indian Mosque
Situated a stone's away from the Masjid Jamek station and Jamek Mosque you can walk towards to Jalan Masjid india. After passing shopping haven that selling a goods ranging from textile, sarees, jewelry, foods and miscellaneous things you will find beautiful mosque which also included as one of the oldest and historical mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is Mosque built in 1870 by early migrated Indian Muslims.
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Indian Mosque, one of the oldest mosque in Kuala Lumpur

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Main prayer room at Indian Mosque Kuala Lumpur
 In its development, this building has been renovated to increase space and improve facilities to accommodate growing number of worshipers. Now this mosque has a bigger capacity which has accomodate 3000 people. During Friday pray or Ramadhan if the space is not enough the road would be filled with Indian Muslim performing their prayer here. Around this place draws huge crowds during the weekends and before major festive seasons such as the holy month of Ramadhan, Aidil Fitri and Aidil Qurban.
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Main prayer room at Indian Mosque Kuala Lumpur
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Jalan Masjid India close to Indian Mosque is one of shopping haven in Kuala Lumpur
 How to get there: If you take public transportation the nearest LRT station is Masjid Jamek. You can take LRT Kelana Jaya Line or LRT Ampang Line and get off at Masjid Jamek Station and walk towards to Jalan Masjid India which situated a stone's away from the station. If you take a bus it also very easy ro reach by public bus among other thing RapidKL bus, GoKL bus as well as double decker bus tour Kuala Lumpur Hop On Hop Off Bus and get off at Masjid Jamek or Dataran Merdeka area.

I hope that you will enjoy this article and that it will inspire you to visit these famous mosques. 

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8 comments:

  1. Travelling itu memang sangat menyenangkan tetapi dana yang di siapkan juga tidak sedikit.

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    1. iya mas katon sumargi, traveling harus kita budgetin jauh-jauh hari dengan cara menabung sedikit demi sedikit. selama ada niat disitu ada jalan untuk berpetualang :)
      terima kasih sudah mampir ke blog kami.

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  2. waktu itu ke masjid jamek lewat doang

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    1. oh gitu. next time kalo ada kesempatan ke KL lagi mungkin bisa diluangin waktu untuk masuk hehe..
      terima kasih sudah mampir :)

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    1. iya selain bagus juga menjadi salah satu saksi sejarah perkembangan ibu kota negeri jiran :)

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  4. التنظيف من الخدمات المميزة التى تقدمها شركة بسمة الرياض فهناك عدد من الشركات المتواجدة فى الاسواق والتى تساعد فى القيام باعمال التنظيف على اعلى مستوى فاذا كنت تعانى من خدمات التنظيف التقليدى وتعانى من وجود الكثير من الاشياء التى تحتاج الى الوقت والجهد والاموال وعلى الرغم من ذلك لا تؤدى الى النتائج الغير مرغوب فيها فلا داعى للقلق من شان كل ذلك فانت الان تمتلك افضل الشركات المميزة فالشركة تعتمد على افضل العمالة المدربة على اعلى مستوى من التميز والتدريب المستمر من اجل انجاز الكثير من المهام المخصصه فى التنظيف والاستعانه بالاجهزة والالات المتواجدة لدينا كل ذلك فى مقابل اقل الاسعار المتواجدة فى الاسواق فاذا كنت فى اى مكان فى الخرج او خارجها فعليك ان تستعم بينا على الفور فى القيام بكل ما تتمناه وتحقق افضل النتائج المميزة.
    تعتبر شركة تنظيف بالخرج من اهم وافضل الشركات المتواجده ى الخرج والتى على اتم استعداد للقيام باعمال التنظيف والاهتمام بكافة الخدمات المنزليه بطريقه حرفيه مميزة فاذا اراد ان تستعن بينا فنحن نقوم باعمال التنظيف فى المواعيد المظبوطة بالاضافة الى القيام بكل الخطوات وتحقيق كل ما تتمناه فى اقل وقت ممكن فلا تتردد فى التواصل معنا .

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