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    Places of Worship

    As-Syakirin Mosque

    The Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) is one of the most popular tourist spots in the city. Within this prestigious shopping zone, stands the beautiful As-Syakirin Mosque. Its structure is adorned with delicate and intricate Islamic art, created by skilled craftsmen more info…

    Batu Caves

    Located approximately 11 kilometres to the north of Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves is a limestone hill comprising three major caves and a number of smaller ones. Considered one of Kuala Lumpur’s most frequented tourist attractions, this 100-year-old temple features idols and statues erected inside the main caves and around it. Incorporated with interior limestone formations said to be around 400 million years old, the temple is considered an important religious landmark by Hindus. Cathedral Cave, the largest and most popular cavern in Batu Caves is a houses several Hindu shrines beneath its 100-metre-high arched ceiling. more info…

    Masjid Negara

    The main dome of the National Mosque is designed in the shape of an 18-point star to represent the 13 states of Malaysia and the five central Pillars of Islam, and has the appearance of a partly opened umbrella roof which symbolises the aspirations of an independent nation.As one of Southeast Asia’s largest mosques, its unique modern design embodies a contemporary expression of traditional Islamic art, calligraphy and ornamentation. more info…

    Masjid India

    Jalan Masjid India

    Just minutes away from Masjid Jamek is Masjid India. Built in the southern Indian style, this mosque is a three-storey structure with onion-domed chatris (open-sided umbrella-shaped cupolas) as we as arched windows with Islamic motifs. This mosque was first built in 1863 as a wooden hut and underwent several renovations. The present structure was opened by the Sultan of Selangor in 1966 as it can accommodate 3,500 worshipers. The first floor is for men while the second floor is reserved for women. Getting there: Masjid Jamek and Masjid India are a stone’s throw from the Masjid Jamek LRT Station, accessible by both Putra and STAR LRT services.

    Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin

    In the vibrant metropolis of Kuala Lumpur stands the Cathedral of St. Mary the Virgin. Though this Anglican Church is not a high-rise building, it is one of the most prominent structures in the area. This church, which features English Gothic design, was first constructed as a wooden building on top of a hill now known as Bukit Aman. more info…