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Kl Jamek Mosque

Masjid Jamek Sultan Abdul Samad

Jamek Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is located at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak River and was designed by Arthur Benison Hubback. Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur states that all activities inside the mosque would be stopped and the site of the mosque are closed for safety reasons. The Sultan of Selangor officially opened the mosque in 1909, two years after construction was completed

The mosque was built on the first Malay burial ground in the city. Before the national mosque, Masjid Negara, was opened in 1965, Masjid Jamek served as Kuala Lumpur's main mosque. he mosque has a Moorish architecture.

Across the Gombak River stands the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, a building that was designed by the same architect and shares a similar style. Nearby is the Masjid Jamek LRT station that is served by the Kelana Jaya Line, Sri Petaling Line and Ampang Line. The station is located between Chinatown and Little India; Dataran Merdeka is also nearby

You can visit the inside of the mosque and relax in its surrounding grounds and gardens outside prayer times. Dress modestly – cover shoulders and below the knee; robes are available to borrow

In 2017 the mosque was renamed in honour of Sultan Abdul Samad, the fourth Sultan of Selangor, who reigned from 1857 to 1898 It can easily be reached by the LRT, the Masjid Jamek station is right in front The mosque can be visited (unless it’s prayer time) for free

Opening time

daily 08:30-13:30 and 14:30-18:00
Free admission

Kl Jamek Mosque

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