Masjid Jamek

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  • Address: JalanMahkamah Persekutuan, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +60-326933708
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Mosque, Religious Site, Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

Masjid Jamek - Review

Historically and architecturally significant, this 1909 mosque served as the city’s main Islamic centre of prayer before the construction of the National Mosque in 1965. Moorish, Indo-Saracenic or Mughal influences are clearly seen in its architectural style. Located at the confluence of two rivers adds to the mosque’s beauty, for it is tranquil. Highlights of the mosque include:

  • Three domes around the prayer hall.
  • Red and white minarets 88 feet high.
  • The cupolas on the minarets, called ‘chattris’ (umbrellas).

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Masjid Jamek Information

  • You have to follow certain restrictions on dressing and carry scarf to cover your head.
  • Avoid Fridays, the mosque is overcrowded.
  • Don’t wear your footwear inside the mosque.
  • Donation can be given, but it’s not mandatory.
  • Dress conservatively.
  • Remove your shoes before you enter.

Masjid Jamek Ticket Prices

  • Donations to the mosque are appreciated.

How To reach Masjid Jamek by Public Transport

  • Masjid Jamek LRT Station
  • Bus U33 stop LRT Masjid Jamek
  • 26, 41, 43, 100; U 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 23, 25, 209, 222, 224 stop SSF JalanTunku Abdul Rahman

Restaurants Near Masjid Jamek

  • Citin Hotel
  • Bhakti Woodland - best cafe for vegetarian food
  • McDonalds

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TripHobo Highlights for Masjid Jamek

  • Masjid Jamek Address: JalanMahkamah Persekutuan, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Masjid Jamek Contact Number: +60-326933708
  • Masjid Jamek Timing: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Masjid Jamek Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Masjid Jamek(preferred time): 10:30 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Masjid Jamek: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Masjid Jamek

  • 11.21% of people who visit Kuala Lumpur include Masjid Jamek in their plan

  • 36.34% of people start their Masjid Jamek visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Masjid Jamek

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

52.9% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Masjid Jamek

People normally club together The Bird Park and Petronas Twin Towers while planning their visit to Masjid Jamek.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Masjid Jamek, Kuala Lumpur Reviews

  • Great architecture and grand presence of this beautiful Mosque. Conveniently situated to other attractions such as the observatory and bird park and all within walking distance so A must on that tour

  • A beautiful Mosque in Kuala lumpur. A well known tourist attraction in the city. Situated near the metro station called Masjid Jamek.

  • A little bit complicated because many LRT lines connect here. Make sure to know your line very well. The Gombak-Putra hieghts (kelana jaya) line is all underground, while Sri Petaling- Putra hieghts and Ampang-Putra highets are all above the ground.

  • This one has a Starbucks in the entrance hall (which mysteriously wasn’t to be found on Google Maps whatsoever!) Came in handy...

  • Nice place to visit with my friends in Malaysia !!! Love you!

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