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“Interesting and well worth a visit” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
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USD 38.00*
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Half-Day Private Kuala Lumpur City Tour
Ranked #2 of 261 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Large open-plan museum on four levels with an impressive collection of Islamic artifacts. The wood carvings are a consistent favorite.
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Interesting and well worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2012

This was a very interesting museum in a lovely building. The domes are beautiful. Lots of artifacts set out in a logical way that is easy to find your way around. Everything is clearly labelled in bahasa and English. It is also lovely and cool inside! There is a restaurant but it is closed on Monday's which is when we went so can't comment on that. It was 12RM to get in. We spent about 2 hours here

Visited May 2012
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“A comprehensive museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2012

A truly wonderful museum. Wether you're muslim or not, you will really enjoy it, almost all the major aspects of Islam are covered, ,presented and explained. Through the different galleries you can see the different mosquees architecture, or wander through the penetration of Islam in Asia (through India, China and Malaysia). A must-see while in Kuala Lumpur!

Visited May 2012
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Banyoles
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“beautifull”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2012

Great museum. Went there in May and it was almost abandoned, allowing you to quietly enjoy the various pieces of Islamic art on display. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited May 2012
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Malaysia
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“Indeed it is usefu for people who do not know about Islam”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2012 via mobile

Islam is the longest conected practice and rulling power in the world.1500 years after prophet Mohammad,it is still have 1.5billion follower.Many of them pray 5times a day toward Mecca.
This museum have a lot to do to be able to show glory of Islam.I suggest visiting Topkapi in Istanbul to have a more clear idea about Islam.

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Delta, BC
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“Interesting stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2012

Loved the work displayed, some beautiful artwork for sure. The only drawback, in my opinion, is that the displays could be a way to better educate the public about the history and symbolism behind more of the pieces.

Visited May 2012
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