Mosques

Prayer Hall inside Masjid Negara - National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Masjid Negara – The National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur

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From the window of my guesthouse in Chinatown, one of the first things I noticed was a building off in the distance with a huge, blue, star shaped roof. I had no idea what it was until I opened up my map of Kuala Lumpur and my Lonely Planet guide. That interesting building that I… Read More

Masjid Jamek Mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Masjid Jamek Mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Today’s travel photo is of Masjid Jamek at dusk in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Masjid Jamek is one of the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur, built in 1909. It sits in the historic area of the city at the confluence of the Gombak and Klang rivers. I took this photo while walking from my guest house… Read More

Prayer Hall at Kapitan Keling Mosque in George Town, Penang

A Visit to Kapitan Keling Mosque in George Town, Penang

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In all of my travels I have visited countless places of religious worship. I have visited stunning Catholic churches in Italy, sparkling Buddhist temples in Thailand, wooden monasteries in the Himalayas and interesting Chinese and Hindu temples in several different cities in the world. But strangely enough, I had never visited a Mosque. That all… Read More

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