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TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Kapitan Keling Mosque (Penang, Malaysia)

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Kapitan Keling Mosque (Penang, Malaysia)

Kapitan Keling Mosque is perhaps the most recognizable mosque in Penang. It was believed to have been established in 1801.
TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Masjid Istiqal (Jakarta, Indonesia)

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Masjid Istiqal (Jakarta, Indonesia)

Masjid Istiqal (also known as Istiqal Mosque) is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. Located in Jakarta, Indonesia, it was built to commemorate Indonesia’s independence from the Netherlands; “Istiqal” is an Arabic word that means “Independence.”