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Halal restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand.

Bangkok, Thailand

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Halal restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Halal assurance by restaurant staff

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11AM–11PM

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12 Sukhumvit Rd, Khwaeng Khlong Toei, Khet Khlong Toei, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand

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+66 2 262 2999

  • Travel News Wrap: 5 October Week

    We are back with more travel news to update you on the things that are happening in the travel world. There has been quite a number of developments around the world this week.   Qatar Airways Offering Free Tickets for Teachers in 2021 Image Credit: Jan Rosolino on Unsplash Qatar Airways shocked everybody when they announced that they will be giving away complimentary Economy Class return tickets to any destination operated by the airliner. The giveaway opened on World Teacher’s Day, 5 October, and closed yesterday, 8 October at 03:59 (Doha time). The tickets will be valid for travel until 30 September 2021. There are over 21,000 complimentary tickets up for the giveaway and it was open for teaching professionals from over 75 countries, which concurrently are places where Qatar Airways currently operates at. The giveaway was allocated and staggered over the countries and the three-day campaign period. Those successful in getting the tickets will receive one Economy Class return ticket to anywhere on Qatar Airways’ current flight network.   Japan and South Korea Restarting Business Travel Image Credit:  Louie Martinez on Unsplash According to multiple sources, Japan and South Korea are planning to restart business travel between the two countries, starting from 8 October. This is an attempt to improve the relationship between the two countries. Japan and South Korea have been in talks to launch and resume this travel arrangement since July, in hopes of improving their bilateral ties. With this arrangement, South Korea will be the second country after Singapore which allows for short-term and long-term travel into Japan. The arrangement here will be that both countries will allow for short-term and long-term essential travel for official and business purposes. The agreement states that those on short-term business trips will not be required to go through the 14-day self-isolation if they are tested positive for COVID-19. As for long-term travelers, they will only be allowed to enter after going through a two-week quarantine period. Please refer to the authorities for more details on the requirements and safety measures on travel.   'Cruises to Nowhere' from November Image Credit:  Peter Hansen on Unsplash After the whole ‘Flight to Nowhere’ saga with SIA, comes another COVID-travel method. ‘Cruise to Nowhere’. The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has partnered with two cruise lines to get the ball rolling. Genting Cruise Lines’ World Dream and Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seas were chosen for the first to be part of the ‘Cruise to Nowhere’. The cruise will be round trips with no port of call while sailing at a lower capacity than usual to make it safer for the current times. Currently, the cruises will only be open to Singapore Residents. This experience is being called a "Seacation" for the residents of Singapore. Safety has been taken largely into consideration with a number of measures. Other than the reduced passenger load, passengers will have to show negative COVID-19 test results before boarding. While sailing, the cruise ships will have to follow strict sanitation guidelines to minimize the risk as much as possible. Including the already normal safety measures like wearing masks when outside of their rooms, the boarding and disembarking will be staggered to prevent crowds from building. The first cruise will begin on 6 November this year.   Singapore Air Travel Bubbles Image Credit:  Mike Enerio on Unsplash Similar to what is being done by India, Singapore has taken a similar approach to resume flights in and out of the country. Currently, Singapore is moving towards setting up Air Travel Bubbles with a number of countries, that have been deemed safe by the authorities. These travel bubbles differ from the already established Reciprocal Green Lane arrangements as the travel bubbles will not need a controlled itinerary when traveling. The number of travelers per day will be controlled as a form of risk management. In addition, travelers will still have to adhere to COVID-19 safety measures and protocols such as COVID-19 testing and acquiring air travel passes before coming here. This news comes in hand with the other travel resumptions relating to the arrangements with other countries. An example is Japan’s recent removal of a ban on overseas travel to Singapore. All in all, it looks like travel resumptions are on the horizon as for now. Please refer to the authorities for more details on the requirements and safety measures on travel.   Hawaii Quarantine Requirement Dropped Image Credit: Cristian Guerrero on Unsplash Continuing on with the development in Hawaii last week, starting from 15 October onwards, travelers will be allowed to skip going through quarantine if they are able to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. The test has to be taken no more than 72 hours before arrival. Travelers who do not want to be tested can still opt to go through quarantine. Previously it was reported that they were planning to launch something similar but due to the spike in cases, it was postponed. Please refer to the authorities for more details on the requirements and safety measures on travel.   AirAsia Japan Shuts Down Operations Image Credit:  sayhitobel on Unsplash Another casualty of the global pandemic, the low-cost budget airline, AirAsia Japan, has decided to fold its operations starting this week. Hit hard by the travel restrictions and uncertainties the low demand for travel has been put as the cause of the cessation of operations. All flights operated by AirAsia Japan has been canceled. To avoid confusion, this will only affect domestic and international flights operated by AirAsia Japan with the code DJ and does not affect the other flights in and out of Japan which are operated by other airlines under the AirAsia Group.  All is not bad for the group though as their restaurants serving its in-flight food, Santan, are planned to expand with over 100 branches across the world, by 2022. Read more on similar in-flight offerings that airlines are turning to in this pandemic on our blog “Get The Full Airline Experience Without Leaving the Ground at these Hotels & Restaurants”   Singapore Airlines Reinstate Flights to Four Destinations Image Credit: Troy Mortier on Unsplash Inline with the announcement of Singapore’s intent of resuming travel, Singapore Airlines, the country’s national carrier has announced that they will be reinstating flights to four destinations. The four being Fukuoka, Male, Brunei, and Kathmandu. The reinstation will be done over the next three months. Furthermore, the frequency of the flights to some existing routes will also be increased in the next three months. Some reported changes:   Now By December Singapore-Melbourne 1 Daily 2 Flights Daily Singapore-Bangkok None 1 Daily While flights to Dhaka, Amsterdam, and Hong Kong will also be increased in frequency.   Interstate Travel Ban Imposed in Sabah, Malaysia Image Credit: Andy Wang on Unsplash Due to the recent developments of the COVID-19 situation in Malaysia, an interstate travel ban has been imposed on the Malaysian state of Sabah. Banning travel from the state and the Peninsula, Sarawak, and Labuan. Currently, the ban will be enforced from 12 October to 25 October 2020. In addition to this, anyone entering the state of Sabah must undergo a COVID-19 test upon arrival. Please refer to the authorities for more details on the requirements and safety measures on travel....

  • Get The Full Airline Experience Without Leaving the Ground at these Hotels & Restaurants

    Cover Image Credit: Photo by Marten Bjork on Unsplash This year has been a really weird time for the aviation and travel industry. With the travel restrictions in place for many countries, many airlines had to ground most or all of their planes in their fleet. This is bad news especially for the plane enthusiasts, who long for the experience of flying again. One way that they can somewhat relive this experience is through aviation-themed restaurants and hotels around the world! Sadly, most of the restaurants are not halal but here are some of the most interesting aviation restaurants and hotels from around the world for us to adore and maybe even book a hotel visit if we are in that country. Some of the restaurants are not halal but are covered just to show the idea and novelty of the whole experience.   Restaurants Dreamliner Airways Cafe (HALAL) Image Credit: Dreamliner Airways Cafe on Facebook The aviation theme that it has is already special, add to that that it is one of the only one that is halal makes it truly unique. Finally, something that we can try! Located in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, this restaurant lets diners experience the joys of flying. With great attention to detail, the cafe’s decor is modeled after the interior of a commercial jet equipped with windows and airline seats. Even the staff there don on flight attendant uniforms to give you that extra level of immersion. The only different thing about the cafe and flying for real is the food that they serve. Which is really not a bad thing to leave out of flying for real, a stark contrast of the beloved microwaved airline food. The cafe serves a range of Western and Asian cuisine with generous portions, great for the hungry “traveler”. As halal aviation-themed restaurants go, Dreamliner Airways Cafe is definitely something that is really unique. This Cafe is Halal as of the time of writing.  Location: The Dreamliner Airways Cafe, No. 7, Jalan Harmonium 35/1, Taman Desa Tebrau, Johor Bahru Opening Hours: 11 AM - 11 PM (Daily) Facebook Thai Airways Restaurant (NON-HALAL) Image Credit: Sam Chui Thai Airways have been making airwaves recently with the launch of their plane-themed restaurant. Located in Bangkok, Thailand, the Thai Airways Restaurant was set up to capture and recreate the authentic inflight experience for the visitors to their restaurant, with airline seats, decor, and of course the plane food. It’s like flying with Thai Airways but without leaving the ground.  The airline takes the experience of the guests seriously as diners will have to ascend the Passenger boarding stair truck (that truck with stairs that you use to get into the plane sometimes) to enter the restaurant, which will surely help in the guests immerse themselves into the experience.  To top it all off, guests will be gifted a boarding pass when they leave as a souvenir for their visit.  Sadly the restaurant is not halal at the time of writing. First Airways (NON-HALAL) Image Credit: First Airlines Speaking of immersion, this listing takes it to the next level. Your mind will be tricked into thinking that you are actually flying over distant lands, in first class too! Operating in Japan from 2016 onwards, this Virtual Reality flight experience brings visitors around the globe on virtual tours of different countries without even leaving the ground. Decked with first-class flight seats and a commercial plane interior decor, even the staff are dressed like actual flight attendants. If you are interested in the “plane”, it is modeled after the Airbus A310. The food and fake window scenery will change based on where the virtual reality tour is held at. Countries including New York, Paris, and Rome are just some of the countries that they offer. A really interesting take on aviation with the help of cutting edge technology. The restaurant is not halal at the time of writing. Runway 34 Restaurant (NON-HALAL) Image Credit: Runway 34 Restaurant If you are more of a propeller kind of person, then Runway 34 will excite you. Located near Zurich Airport, Switzerland is unlike anything from the previous listings. This place not only has the looks and feel of a plane, but Runway 34 also has the whole plane, the real deal. Parked in the middle of the hangar, the plane sits as a centerpiece for the restaurants where diners can choose to have their meals inside or outside the cabin. The plane in question is a retired Ilyushin Il-14, a twin-engined commercial and military personnel and cargo transport aircraft from the 1950s. The plane really does help the restaurant pull off the retro 1950s look well. The restaurant is not Halal at the time of writing. Hotels Hotels that you have to see it to believe it! STF Jumbo Stay Stockholm Image Credit: Jumbostay This has to be the closest thing you can get from bringing your mattress into the airplane cabin to sleep in! Located in Stockholm, Sweden, this repurposed jumbo jet literally lets you stay in the cabin of a retired Boeing 747. Space are aplenty too with the 747’s huge cabin space, there are several dorms and rooms. It is even equipped with a luxury suite in the cockpit! Vliegtuigsuite Teuge Image Credit: Booking.com Another entry to this list of Aviation hotels is the Vliegtuigsuite Teuge in the Teuge, Netherlands. This retired Ilyushin 18 is now a single elongated suite that lets you experience owning the whole plane all to your self. The airplane is big enough for a bedroom area, a kitchenette, and a jacuzzi among other things. All the luxury without any turbulence! Costa Verde 727 Fuselage Home Image Credit: Uniq Hotels Ever wondered what would happen if a plane got stuck in a tree? They get turned into a hotel suite of course! Somewhere in the Costa Rican Jungle lies a salvaged Boeing 727 up in the trees. The painstaking process of placing it up there looks to be very worth it though, as it is safe to say that this is one extraordinary hotel! What makes it more interesting is that the interior decor is predominantly made of wood. From the furniture to the wall, the amount of wood is definitely something you would think of first when you see a salvaged airplane. There you have it some of the different places that offer you the flying experience without even leaving the ground. Frequent travelers and plane enthusiasts can now at least reminisce the days where we were all free to fly around. Maybe with the current border situations still looking to be very uncertain in may parts of the world, more airlines can follow the examples of these places, who knows our next staycations and meals might even be in the cabin of a once flying commercial airliner!...

  • Travel News Wrap: 24 August Week

    Welcome to the first-ever post of what will be a running weekly series of travel news summarised just for you! The Travel News Wrap aims to be your weekly update of relevant news gathered over the week to get you up to speed on what is happening in the traveling world. Here are some things that happened this week:   Bali Postpones Border Opening to 2021 Image Source: Photo by Niklas Weiss on Unsplash Bali has been reported to have extended its closure to foreign tourists until the end of 2020. As of the time of writing, there are no concrete dates as to when the borders will be open again in 2021. Initially, it was planned that the borders would open on September 11 but due to the current COVID-19 situation in the country, the plan was seen to be not conducive or feasible anymore.   Singapore Eases Travel Restrictions for Brunei and New Zealand Image Source: Photo by Dan Freeman on Unsplash From September 1, travelers from Brunei and New Zealand are now Exempt from the Stay Home Notice under the new reciprocal green lane arrangements. Even though the Stay Home Notice requirement has been lifted in Singapore, other safety measures such as Coronavirus tests upon arrival, following a strict itinerary are still in place. Restrictions for visitors from low-risk areas will also be eased with the Stay Home Notice Period being shortened from 14-days to 7-days. Check out our blog “Everything you need to know about Singapore's Green Lanes Travel Arrangement” to know more about the Reciprocal Green Lanes. Check with the travel advisories of the respective countries for a detailed look into the requirements and regulations.   UK adds Switzerland, Czech Republic and Jamaica to Quarantine List Image Source: Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash Travelers coming returning from Switzerland, Czech Republic, and Jamaica will have to self-isolate for 14-days according to the UK government, reported BBC News. This is due to the reported increase in weekly cases in Switzerland in recent times, with similar situations in Czech Republic and Jamaica. With that said, the UK’s Foreign Office is now advising against all but necessary and essential travel to these countries mentioned above.   Dubai to Bangkok on Emirates is Now Operational Again Image Source: Photo by Mike van den Bos on Unsplash The airliner, Emirates, is set to resume their flights to Bangkok starting from 1 September. Flying daily, this is will give travelers from Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific convenient access to Bangkok and Thailand again.   Indonesia and Singapore to start talks on the Reciprocal Green Lane Image Source: Photo by ekoherwantoro on Unsplash Singapore has been busy with setting up the reciprocal green lanes with several countries already in the arrangement. The latest addition to this will be with its direct neighbor, Indonesia. The two countries are planning to start the discussions on the implementation of the reciprocal green lanes for essential travel. Meanwhile, the discussion between Singapore and Thailand regarding the same matter will be expedited....

  • 5 Things You Can Do In Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka is an island paradise, surrounded by the Indian Ocean boasting of rich nature, wildlife and culture. A lot of tourists head over to the sea side towns or the hill country, but its commercial capital has much to offer as well.With 5.6 million making up its population, this rising cosmopolitan city is quickly making its mark on the international map. Skyscrapers, luxury hotels, a new harbour port, however, Colombo's charm doesn't lie in these modern buildings, it can be found in the beautiful colonial era buildings and it's people - a melting pot of ethnicities and cultures which gives the city it's character.Historical or otherwise, Colombo is a kaleidoscope of activity. Being the commercial centre of the Island, it attracts everyone and has something for anyone! From street food to art and music – this is a city that will not bore you.Here are 5 interesting things you can experience in Colombo, keep reading!   1. The Gangaramaya Temple Credit: @GangaramayaTemple on FacebookStarting at the heart of Colombo, this temple is full of character with interesting things to see. The Temple is over 150 years old, and is the perfect place to head to if you want to escape the din of the city.You will be greeted by a row of golden statues at the entrance, and once inside get ready to be swept away by the temple’s charm. The Temple houses a museum of artefacts that you won’t find at any other temple – quirky statues and ornaments, old coins, rare artwork and a lot more. You will also find a collection of vintage cars, gifted to the Chief Monk at the time.The Seemamalakaya found on the Beira Lake is a part of the Gangaramaya Temple. Designed by the renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa in 1979, it was built as an assembly hall for monks. The floating structure offers incredible views of the surrounding city from the lake and makes for some incredible photos.You have to purchase a ticket at the gates and remove your shoes before entering the Temple. They provide a separate and safe place for you to keep your shoes till you pick them up at the end of the tour.A peculiar temple but with lots of charm! It will definitely leave you with a sense of wonderment.Address: 61 Sri Jinarathana Road, Colombo 2 Website: http://gangaramaya.com/Operating hours: 6:00AM to 10:00PM (Daily)   2. Dutch Hospital – Shopping Precinct Credit: @DutchHospital on FacebookDutch hospital is a colonial era building refurbished into a shopping complex with restaurants and cafes – it has a little bit of everything.If you are in Colombo and want to cool off and relax for a bit after all that walking, Dutch Hospital is the place to be. There’s a myriad of restaurants and cafes, but a must try is the Ministry of Crab which serves authentic Sri Lankan Crab dishes – you will not experience this taste anywhere else.You will also find a Spa Ceylon branch, a luxury spa specialising in using aryuvedic healing techniques to soothe the body. You can even purchase natural beauty products and get a massage to ease your aching feet.There's also an Art and Jazz Festival as well as a Street Food Festival hosted annually so if you are in town during that time do try to pop in. These festivals are great for families on holiday in the city.Be aware that there are also pubs and bars at the venue which serve alcoholic drinks, however you can easily find non-alcoholic drinks almost anywhere.Bonus tip: The Dutch Hospital is very close to the hotel strip on Galle Road so don’t forget to check out hotels like The Kingsbury and, Galle Face Hotel – it overlooks the Galle Face Green, a great spot to enjoy the sunset from and has some great street food stalls.Address: Hospital St, Colombo 1Operating hours: 10:00AM to 10:00PM (Daily)   3. Shopping Credit: @colombocitycentre on InstagramShopping and eating makes up an important part of Colombo life, there are plenty of high end stores and shopping malls as well as numerous restaurants!As there are many places to shop in Colombo, there are a lot of seasonal sales in the city, so if you are a shopping addict – Colombo is definitely the place to be! Also, if you are looking for places to eat in Colombo there are a lot of options – Upali’s for Sri Lankan cuisine, The Bay Leaf for Authentic Italian and Black Cat Cafe for good coffee amongst many others, just Google and you will be spoilt for choice.Note: According to the workers at Black Cat Cafe, they are unable to confirm if everything on the menu is halal. Hence, we advice that you consume at your own discretion.Head over to the newly opened Colombo City Centre for a more high end shopping experience which houses international brands like Armani Exchange, Swarovski, U.S. Polo Assn. and more! They also feature local high end brands, boutiques and, stores like Odel and Aviraté. If you want to watch the latest blockbuster head over to the multiplex cinema and grab a bite at the food court – The FoodStudio - which serves a variety of cuisines.If you want a real Colombo experience hop on a tuk tuk and head to Pettah. A labyrinthine mix of wholesale shops, historical sites and cheap eateries serving authentic Lankan streetfood – the language spoken here is haggling and it will make for a more thrilling experience.When in Pettah you have to try a Faluda – perfect for people with a sweet tooth (Sri Lankans love their sweets) or if you are more health conscious opt for a Thambili (Coconut water) – nature’s isotonic drink – these can be found on almost every street corner. You don’t have to worry about not being able to find Halal food because most of the restaurants and eateries are owned by Muslims, since they make a better part of the Pettah community. Almost all restaurants, cafes and hotels are Muslim-friendly as Sri Lanka has a population of about 1.9 million Muslims.   4. Festivals Credit: @cinnamonlifecolombo on Facebook  Sri Lanka is a melting pot of different cultures and religions, and Colombo is the epicentre.There are many cultural and religious festivals you can witness while in Colombo. One of the biggest festivals is the Vesak Poya holiday, the Buddhist festival of lights which brings everyone together to enjoy beautiful light and lantern displays, as well as pandols. The Sinhala Tamil New Year is also a major festival enjoyed by all ethnicities and religions; it is similar to a spring festival which celebrates the new harvest of the season. Deepavali, which is the Hindu festival of lights is also a event that should not be missed.Apart from the religious or cultural festivals, Colombo hosts many festivals pertaining to art, music and street food.Be sure to head to the festival hot-spots like Dutch Hospital which hosts an exciting Art and Jazz Festival, Green Path for Foodies On The Street - a festival dedicated to street food and also the many free film and cultural festivals hosted by the different international embassies and organizations in the country. The city also holds music festivals like the Cinnamon Life Colombo Music Festival.Colombo also hosts many shopping festivals, with the largest being the CMB Shopping Festival held annually at the BMICH. Find clothes, accessories and many other things for competitive prices. Colombo is fast becoming a top shopping destination like Bangkok and Dubai, so remember to add Colombo to your list.   5. Food Credit: @mydinemore on FacebookLast but not least, everyone's favourite part about travelling - food. Colombo offers many options for places to eat and drink; almost all restaurants, cafes and, hotels are Muslim-friendly or Halal certified, as Sri Lanka has a population of about 1.9 million Muslims.You can choose between a range of expensive or cheap eateries. One of the budget friendly local fast food joints in Colombo is Dinemore, that serves up a variety of dishes, their most famous being their submarine - the restaurant chain is Halal certified. It's the perfect spot to grab a quick bite and escape the Colombo heat. You can find branches in Colombo 2, 3 and 6.Real Lankan street food is hidden in Pettah. A Pettah staple is Faluda – perfect for people with a sweet tooth (Sri Lankans love their sweets) or if you are more health conscious opt for a Thambili (Coconut water) – nature’s isotonic drink – these can be found on almost every street corner. Try the many types of Achcharu and the local cotton candy - Bombai Motai.You don’t have to worry about not being able to find Halal food, most of the restaurants and eateries are owned by Muslims as they make a better part of the Pettah community.Travelling in Colombo is very affordable!Bus tickets are very cheap, also with the advent of Pick Me and Uber, you can easily get around the city!Tip: avoid normal meter tuks that don’t belong to any taxi service company which may charge more, always opt for Pick Me or Uber or any other private taxi company.Now you know what to do and where to be in this fun, fast growing city! Put on your shades, hop in a tuk tuk and enjoy Colombo!...

  • Malang, Indonesia | 3 Incredible Mosques That Are Out Of This World!

    “Verily I am Allah: there is no god but I: so serve thou Me, (only) and establish regular prayer for celebrating My praise.” (Taha, 14) As a Muslim, it is our obligatory to pray to Allah five times a day. During our travels or vacation, there is no excuse for us to leave the regular prayer. If you're looking for a heart fulfilling holiday, why not visit some mosques during your trip? The Malang city in East Java Province will be a great place to explore. Here are three incredible mosques you should never miss! Malang Jami’ Grand Mosque According to a source, the Malang Jami’ Grand Mosque was constructed since 1890. Then the second phase of construction started on 15 March 1903 and finished on 13 September 1903. Currently, the mosque is in the form of a square with a steel structure. The original building is still preserved until today. Located in the Malang town center, this modern mosque has two green towers, adding to the dashing appearance of the mosque. Within the mosque you can see the authentic architecture started from the wood ceiling to wooden pillars, creating a sacred atmosphere. Locals don't only come here for prayers but to also spend some time here leisurely. You can also play around with the water fountain, have a small picnic, or chase the doves around you. It is a safe and perfect area for you and your family. Malang Jami’ Grand Mosque is also a perfect place to take Instagrammable photos. The area surrounding the mosque is also a symbol of religious tolerance since it is near with Catholic church. Address: Jalan Merdeka Barat No. 3, Kauman, Malang City Tiban Mosque Credit: @muzamil_masrom on Instagram You will feel like in Bangkok once you see this mosque. The Tiban Mosque is famous for its Thai-inspired architecture and for its thousand doors.  Rumour has it that the mosque magically appears out of thin air! Some of the locals in the area still believe in such a rumor. However, according to Mohamad Yasik, a representative of the mosque, this building was built with the help of Islamic boarding school students.  If you're visiting this mosque, make sure to remember which door you came from and always keep your children close to you as the doors in here can get pretty confusing. In the first floor, there is an aquarium hall with exhibit variety of freshwater fish such as freshwater sharks, pomfret and wild arapaima. While, on the eighth floor, you can buy lots of souvenirs, clothing, and accessories in the shopping center. Address: Jalan Anggur, Turen, Malang Salman Al Farisi Mosque, The Taj Mahal of Malang Credit: @ady_april on Instagram Moving on to another destination in Malang, you can now imaging that you are in India when visiting the Salman Al Farisi Mosque. The architecture is almost similar to the Taj Mahal. This mosque has eight towers on each side and also three huge domes in the middle. Address: Jalan Raya Karang Ampel, Dau, Malang And there you go! The Top 3 Mosques in Malang, Indonesia, that you can't miss! Be sure to get a few snaps of the mosques and share it with us by tagging @halaltrip on your social media platforms!...



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