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George Town Street View: Acheen Mosque Minaret

A view of Cannon Street decorated with red lanterns during Chinese New Year, with the minaret of Acheen Street Mosque standing at the background in George Town.

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George Town Street View: Acheen Street Mosque Minaret

The minaret of Acheen Mosque standing visible behind a row of heritage shophouses at Acheen Street (Lebuh Acheh), George Town.

Penang Hill Mosque

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As the only mosque at the top of Penang Hill, the old Penang Hill Mosque (or Masjid Bukit Bendera) serves as the the ‘highest’ Muslim place of worship for the local community there.

Note: Today marks the first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri, a festive holiday season celebrated by all Muslims here. Therefore, to all Muslims out there, Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri!

The Acheen Street Mosque

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The Acheen Street Mosque (Masjid Lebuh Acheh) is one of the oldest mosques in George Town, Penang. Located at Acheen Street, the mosque was uniquely built with an architectural fusion of Moorish, Chinese and Middle Eastern style.

Penang Isle: Acheen Street

The Acheen Street (Lebuh Acheh), is a street in George Town within the heritage zone itself. The street derives its name from the Acehnese community that lived there in the olden days. The street is also the home to the Acheen Street Mosque, an old and historical mosque. The mosque is right at the junction formed by Acheen Street and Cannon Street.

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