Panglima Kinta Mosque in Perak - Malaysia

 

Masjid Panglima Kinta is an old mosque located on the east bank of the Kinta river right after Hugh Low Bridge. It was built by Dato' Panglima Kinta Muhammad Yusuff in memory of his wife who passed away that year. Work on the mosque began in 1898. It was one of the most beautiful and largest mosques in Ipoh when it was completed. The mosque has two minarets and a central dome. Recent restoration work has regilded the dome.

A well-known resident of the mosque was the Egyptian Quran teacher Shaik Tholji who was instrumental in popularizing Quran recitals in Perak. He is buried at the Panglima Kinta's family mausoleum located behind the mosque.;

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address:Masjid Panglima Kinta
Jalan Masjid
Kampung Kuchai
Ipoh
Perak, Malaysia

map for Masjid Panglima Kinta

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