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Address: | Jalan Lebuh Acheh, George Town, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
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+60 4-432 5231

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Beautiful, looking in from the exterior

Every country's mosques have different customs. No admittance in Morocco, Inside access in Turkey. In Malaysia you may (dressed appropriately) remove your shoes and walk around... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Wilton, California

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Wilton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every country's mosques have different customs. No admittance in Morocco, Inside access in Turkey. In Malaysia you may (dressed appropriately) remove your shoes and walk around the exterior and look inside. We enjoyed the simplicity of the mosques we saw. The surrounding compounds are functional but not beautified in any manner. The cleansing pond is simple as there is no... More 

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Richmond, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Honestly, there is nothing wrong with this mosque besides the fact it is wholly uninteresting. The grounds were run down and the mosque itself very plain.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

When around this area - don't missed the unique architectural of Achean Stret Mosque - take a photo of it.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I saw this mosque while walking along Acheen Street. Walking around, I did not see anyone and felt uncomfortable just barging in inside the mosque! Took pictures of the minaret and buildings/houses around it where I saw some laundry hanging out, particularly the building in front of the mosque.

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I stop by through several time but never go into the mosque. It is a beautiful structure in the end of street especially at night.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were welcomed warmly by the volunteer tour guides who after dressing us appropriately to enter the mosque we were given a guided tour around the mosque , and were given opportunity to ask any questions. It was a nice look into the Islamic faith.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We've come to really enjoy this street. It's one over from Armenian, the street which boasts a lot of street art and cutesy shops for tourists. Acheh feels a little more laid back and less pretentious. Unless you are around as worshippers arrive for midday prayers, you might not notice this wonderful gem. It's just off the street and it... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Masjid Acheh or Acheen Street mosque is a small mosque built by muslim settlers from Acheh, Sumatra when Penang was a vibrant trading centre in the 20th century. Praying here on Fridays can be quite congested but the feeling of being in a very old and venerable masjid cannot be replaced even by modern mosques with newer amenities. This mosque... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

A mosque built during 19th-century, by the Acehnese situated on Aceh Street, in George Town. History said it was a major place for Islamic pilgrims and their families in Malaysia. Recommended to stop by if you visit city, the minaret is beautiful but a little small. Recommended for first-time travelers and history buffs. Similar to Kapitan Keling's mosque (also opened... More 

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Nuenen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Interesting place and remarkable minaret. Go and see, stroll around and experience the relaxed atmosphere. Do not miss when in Georgetown

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