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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 3-2693 7784
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I like the atmosphere in this main hall with graceful interior. I also liked the tower in front of the small pond(?), water pool. There was some renovation or construction on going.

Thank OISEAU_K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I believe the biggest mosque in Malaysia but one you can visit as a tourist and or non believer. There are certain opening hours when you can visit. As it's a mosque you need to be covered but even if you have shorts, t-shirt etc...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful architecture inside and out. Cannot take stroller due to stairs but can leave with staff at the entrance. Need to take shoes off as you would for entrance into any mosque. Non Muslims are also provided with a full robe with head cover...More

Thank RRAtravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mosque itself is very beautiful, but the service was not that great. They split us up and we weren't allowed to go together. Remember to also cover up if you're a woman, they are very strict - so even though it's dreadfully hot you...More

Thank AlbertDani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are closed for many hours throughout the day (during prayers) so time your visit accordingly. They are closed daily from 12:00 - 15:00. From 15:00 - 16:00 or 16:30 you have an open window to visit almost daily. There is also a morning session...More

Thank GeneralShamu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Mosque is beautiful and also accesible for non-muslims. Of course you should wear proper attire, but they have free robes available if required. The hall next to the prayer hall is also impressive. Nice mozaik and art work with the pillars. Only point of...More

Thank Raoul R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Islamic Icon. Awesome, Please Try to avoid Muslim (Suni) prayer times, especially on Fridays, as prayer is very important worshippers

Thank perveen2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for eid prayer here, as our first eid in a Muslim majority country and it wasn’t anything spectacular as a national mosque of Malaysia. A bit run down and need of renovation I’d say. No nice surrounding parks or greenery except some trees...More

Thank FoodiFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of my favourite experiences in Kuala Lumpur. Modest clothing is of course required to enter the Mosque, however it is provided to guests not wearing the appropriate clothing. The design of the Mosque is very modern, and the large prayer hall is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great looking building from the outside, didn't go in as services were on but would have liked to return later but got too busy

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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 Raja S | Reviewed this property |
The mosque is open all through the week 9 to 12 and 1 to 4 except on Fridays. expect to spend two hours and they do have a dress code.
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Truc N
26 February 2017|
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