Jamek Haji Kassim Kampung Makam Mosque, Kampong Sungai Keluang
Jalan Dato Keramat, Kampong Sungai Keluang 10000
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Tucked away in a Kampung (Malay village), the mosque serves as a meeting ground as well as a place of worship to the ... More
Jamek Haji Kassim Kampung Makam Mosque
Tucked away in a Kampung (Malay village), the mosque serves as a meeting ground as well as a place of worship to the surrounding community. Wandering into the village, one realizes that the mosque is situated in a self-contained village, complete with small huts selling local Malay delights. Welcoming the visitor are the shy giggles of children and a showering of fragrant white frangipani flowers. The cobalt-blue roof and walls are scrubbed clean and a tranquil cemetery lies adjacent to its entrance. Mosque grounds are open to the public, but the mosque itself is not.
A stroll along Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah at dusk (formerly Northam Road) is the perfect setting to observe the myriad
variations of a common architectural theme called the Straits style. It is also an invaluable education in the ephemeral ...
The quay is an irresistible visual composition of what Penang was and is; a seaport and a waterfront stretch of
turn of the century shipping offices with their huge godowns at the rear. Relics of the past such as ...
In the old days, craftsmen, artisans and carpenters newly arrived in Penang from Guangdong would call here before setting out
to look for work. The guild is also known in Chinese as the "Loo Pun" temple for worship of ...
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