Cholon Jamail Mosque
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The place for noodle soup if you are hankering for some broth in Cholon. There’s no menu, just the dish, or two, of the day.
Cholon Jamail Mosque information
Lonely Planet review
The clean lines and minimal ornamentation of this mosque contrast starkly with nearby Chinese and Vietnamese Buddhist temples. Note the pool for ritual ablutions in the courtyard and the tiled mihrab (niche) in the wall of the prayer hall, indicating the direction of Mecca. This mosque was built by Tamil Muslims in 1935 but since 1975 it has served the Malaysian and Indonesian Muslim communities.