National Mosque (Masjid Negara), Kuala Lumpur

Admire the artistry and spirituality of National Mosque (Masjid Negara), a center of Islamic life in the country. Completed in 1965, the mosque's 73 m (240 ft) minaret and 16-point star roof display modern and dynamic design principles, creating a striking focal point among well-maintained, sprawling gardens. With a capacity of 15,000 people, the scale of the interior impresses, and the simplicity of the design helps to create a calm, soothing atmosphere. Onsite volunteers can provide information and help answer any questions. Appropriate attire is required, but you can borrow it at the entrance if necessary. Note that the mosque welcomes visitors of all nations and faiths, but visiting times for non-Muslims are specific, so check the website to confirm before you go. Plan to visit National Mosque (Masjid Negara) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kuala Lumpur attractions using our Kuala Lumpur online visit planner .
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  • Absolutely must see - a great work of art. Had the opportunity of performing salaah (prayers) in congregation here. A dream visit, experience and photo opportunity. Nice street food outside too  more »
  • Just a couple minutes walk from the highly recommended Islamic Arts Museum. Beautiful building. Many visitors will be required to put on hooded purple robes to cover up. We listened to a roughly 15 mi...  more »
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  • Free entrance. Robe is provided free for visitor. Take note of the visiting hours for non Muslim. Simple modern design and cooling interior that to the marble floor. Due to the limited visiting hours for non Muslim, there might be a queue going in.
  • Beautiful mosque and very friendly staff. Non- Muslims can also visit and take pictures as much as they like. Beautiful purple robe and scarf is provided to cover the body so no need to worry about attire. Free copies of Holy Quran translated in every language including Brail is available and every part is open to visitors without any restrictions.
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