Sunday, October 14, 2012

Masjid Bandar Kuching - Oldest Mosque, facing demolition


A more than 170 years old Indian Mosque in Kuching, Gambir Street, is facing demolition...

From Masjib Bandar Kuching, Gambir Street Kuching

“Currently, the plan for a new mosque or for Masjid Bandar Kuching is in the final stage of approval and very soon we can start building from the present site,", as reported by the Borneo Post...

“The SHS is dismayed at the realisation that it is the private organisations and owners charged with the care of these historic buildings, who are promoting the destruction of these venerable examples of their own heritage, as in the case of the Summerhouse in the Museum Gardens, traditional shophouses, two town-centre Chinese temples.", as reported by the Star...


From Masjib Bandar Kuching, Gambir Street Kuching


 
From Masjib Bandar Kuching, Gambir Street Kuching

 
"...although the mosque is the oldest in the State, few youths know about it.", from e-borneo.com


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