The first thing most visitors notice about the Jamae Mosque is the pair of pagoda-like minarets. Some people feel that this ... More
The first thing most visitors notice about the Jamae Mosque is the pair of pagoda-like minarets. Some people feel that this indicates signs of Chinese influences, which would not be surprising since Chinatown is just round the corner. The 1920s saw the building of the first mosque on the premises. This was then replaced by the present building, which was built between 1830 and 1835 by the Chulias, or Muslims from South India. The mosque was gazetted as a national monument in 1974.
The Tranquerah Mosque reflects both Chinese and Indian influences in its architectural design. This is especially evident in the tall,
pagoda shaped minarets and the three tiered roofs. Other mosques in Malacca with similar architectural designs include the Jamek ...
One of the oldest Tamil Muslim mosques in the Straits Settlements, the Nagore Durgha Shrine was completed in 1830. Sometimes
called Masjid Chulia, it initially served as a cultural center for early Tamil immigrants. The building is dedicated to ...
The newly remodeled museum provides a multi sensory experience designed to guide you through Singapore's evolution from a fishing village
to a cosmopolitan city. The journey begins at Four Winds of Singapore, a multimedia exhibit honoring Singapore's diversity and ...