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Acheen Street Mosque

Jalan Lebuh Acheh, George Town, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
+60 4-432 5231
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Heritage Mosque

Built by the early Achenese settlers fron the island in Indonesia you can walk and see/feel the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ShuddhoGhosh
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Lighthouse Minaret

This mosque is yet more proof of the mixed cultural heritage of George Town. Constructed by a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Bart F
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Penang, Malaysia
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  • Very good44%
  • Average40%
  • Poor7%
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“lebuh acheh” (3 reviews)
“street art” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Jalan Lebuh Acheh, George Town, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
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+60 4-432 5231

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Built by the early Achenese settlers fron the island in Indonesia you can walk and see/feel the vobes of this place in Georgetown

Thank ShuddhoGhosh
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This mosque is yet more proof of the mixed cultural heritage of George Town. Constructed by a merchant prince from Aceh, the westernmost part of the Indonesian archipelago, this mosque dates from 1808 and features classic Sumatran architecture. The lighthouse-style minaret is especially graceful. The...More

Thank Bart F
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We liked just stumbling across the mosque while exploring town. A nice minaret between street art and tourist shops - cool for a visit.

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We entered the mosque grounds as a look-see only. The place was quiet, almost deserted. Only people about were the guards at the "gate" area. The surroundings need proper upkeep, though.

Thank Starry-nite
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

When it is know as among oldest mosque in Penang, for sure it is a unique experience to observe it's architecture. The history of the mosque as it was built by an acheh wealth person whom travelled to Penang in term of spreading Islam. A...More

Thank Achik N
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Every country's mosques have different customs. No admittance in Morocco, Inside access in Turkey. In Malaysia you may (dressed appropriately) remove your shoes and walk around the exterior and look inside. We enjoyed the simplicity of the mosques we saw. The surrounding compounds are functional...More

3  Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Honestly, there is nothing wrong with this mosque besides the fact it is wholly uninteresting. The grounds were run down and the mosque itself very plain.

Thank gdub2019
Reviewed 16 December 2016

When around this area - don't missed the unique architectural of Achean Stret Mosque - take a photo of it.

Thank joanadventure
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I saw this mosque while walking along Acheen Street. Walking around, I did not see anyone and felt uncomfortable just barging in inside the mosque! Took pictures of the minaret and buildings/houses around it where I saw some laundry hanging out, particularly the building in...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I stop by through several time but never go into the mosque. It is a beautiful structure in the end of street especially at night.

Thank hwang123
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