Masjid Negara

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Masjid Negara
Photo: Amir Rashid

Time Out says

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UK architect Howard Ashley and Malaysians Hisham Albakri and Baharuddin Kassim decided to break away from traditional dome tops and instead give Masjid Negara a 16-pointed star concrete roof resembling an open umbrella – complemented by a 73-metre-high minaret symbolic of a folded umbrella. Its modern façade was strangely never repeated in the construction of other major mosques here, making Masjid Negara a one-of-a-kind gem.

As featured in Time Out KL's 101 things to do in KL



Address: Jalan Lembah Perdana
Kuala Lumpur
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