The mosque, built in 1728 during the Dutch Occupancy, is the oldest mosque in the country. Its unique architectural style is a unique blend of Sumatran, Hindu and Western architecture.
All of the building’s original wooden structures except the four main pillars and the roof structure were replaced with concrete. Within the mosque compound, you can find the grave of Sayyid Abdullah Al-Haddad, a famous religious teacher, whom many regarded as a “Wali” (Saint).
A good way to see the Kampung Hulu Mosque is to include it as part of your walking tour of nearby Jonker Street. The Mosque is set just one street back from the famous street.
You can go there by either taxi, trishaw or town bus (No 17) from the main Melaka bus stand.
Who To Contact
Perbadanan Muzium Melaka (PERZIM)
Phone: +606-282 6526
Address: Jalan Kampung Hulu, Kampung Dua, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia
Our Hotel Pick Near the Kampung Hulu Mosque
906 Riverside Hotel Malacca is just a 5-minute walk from Jonker Street and a 10-minute walk from The Stadhuys. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi access and features a café serving halal-certified international delights.
Kampung Hulu Mosque (Malay: Masjid Kampung Hulu) is a mosque in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. It is the oldest mosque in Malacca and among the oldest in the country.
The mosque is situated in Kampong Hulu.
The mosque was originally built around the year 1720-1728. It underwent renovation in 1892.
The architectural design of the mosque is a cross between local Malakka Malay,Sumateran,and Sini. The minaret, ablution pool and entrance arch were built at the same time with the main building. The minaret resembles a pagoda with the style of “Balai Nobat Melayu”.