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Built in 1909, 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.Masjid Jamek was the main mosque of Kuala Lumpur untill The National Mosque was built in 1965 near the railway station. There are three domes surround the prayer hall; the central dome is 21.3m (70 ft) high and is flanked by two lower domes.

The biggest dome at the centre was collapsed in the 1990s and later rebuilt. At the corners are two red and white striped minarets.
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Commonly referred to as the “Friday Mosque, the crowd will be over flooded up to the street and the LRT Station nearby (no wonder they name it Masjid Jamek station) on Friday.
A must visit for all who come to Kuala Lumpur.

As mentioned: the mosque is easily to reach by Star LRT (station Masjid Jamek). Using the the KL-Monorail, go Hang Tuah station, transfer to the Star LRT.


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