AOL Travel

Kampung Kling Mosque, Malacca

Kampung Kling Mosque - Malacca, Malaysia
Kampung Kling Mosque
Jalan Tukang Emas, Malacca, Malaysia 75200Map
Neighborhood: Town Centre

Architecturally intriguing, Kampung Kling Mosque is one of the oldest surviving mosques in the country. The Sumatran influence is readily apparent from its three-tiered, pyramid-shaped roof, in place of the more conventional dome. The free-standing minaret resembles a pagoda, again reflecting an infusion of Oriental influences. Freshly painted, it continues to serve faithfully as a popular venue of worship for the local Muslim community. The mosque is open to visitors, but do observe the rules and common practices of the premises: do not, among other things, appear in shorts or mini skirts.

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Kampung Kling Mosque?
Kampung Kling Mosque General Information
  • Type: Religious
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!