Indian Muslim Mosque

Indian Muslim Mosque: Founded in 1908 by a Wealthy Trader

Ipoh’s Indian Muslim Mosque (or Masjid India Muslim Ipoh) is directly facing Ipoh’s Town Padang (Field) on Jalan S.P. Seenivasagam (formerly Clayton Road). It is next door to the St. Michaelʼs Institution. Some locals refer to this mosque as ‘Town Padang Mosque’ by virtue of the fact that it is opposite to the Town Padang.

Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque

Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque: Discover Perak’s Official State Mosque

The construction of the mosque began in May 1966 and taken two and half years to complete. In late 1968 it opened as Perak’s ‘State Mosque’, but it was not ‘officially’ opened until a decade later by the eponymous Sultan Idris Shah II of Perak as part of his 54th birthday celebration.

Masjid Panglima Kinta Mosque

Masjid Panglima Kinta Mosque

Downtown Ipoh has three mosques and there is a consensus, from the outside at least, this is the most aesthetically pleasing with its crisp blue and white design. At night, it becomes even prettier with tasteful lighting showing the mosques intricate architectural features.