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Written by Farheen on September 16, 2020 Share on

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) In Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a city best visited during December to Feb or from May to July. The ideal duration for a visit is about 5-6 days. This is let you comfortably tour the city and get a full experience of Malaysia. Attaining a visa for entering Malaysia is also a simple process. Kuala Lumpur has so many attractions and things to do. Make sure to visit the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) to your itinerary. This will add in some bit of history and cultural learning while on your trip.

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM)
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About Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM)

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) holds a comprehensive set of above 7000 Islamic artefacts from over the world. The museum is known to be one of the top attractions to tour in Kuala Lumpur. IAMM has gained attention as the biggest museum of Islamic art in the whole of Southeast Asia. It goes on for over an area of 30000 sq. metres! This museum was established back in December 1998. Its location is right in the middle of the city that can be effortlessly reached using any type of transportation. To make things even better, it is situated in close proximity to Lake Gardens.

What To See In Islamic Arts Museum

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) features a huge turquoise dome on the top of the building. It is pretty hard to miss. The decorative domed ceilings are filled with intricate Islamic patterns. The big glass walls add more than just for aesthetics purposes as they let natural light illuminate the entire area. There is so much architectural beauty in this popular Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. It will only let you exit in complete awe. There is a sum of 12 permanent galleries placed on the two upper levels in the museum.

Each gallery holds its own unique theme. Examples are such as are Architecture, India, China, Quran & Manuscripts, Jewelry, Textiles, Ceramics, Metalwork, Malay World, Coins & Seals, Arms & Armour, and Living With Wood. The most notable one of them all is the Architecture Gallery. This gallery showcases the models of some of the most astonishing mosques from all over the world that were made with such intricate details. The gallery will never stop to make your jaw drop with the amount of attention to detail.

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM)
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Besides these galleries, the grand door curtain of the Kaaba- also known to the Muslim community as the ‘House of God’ is carved with the manuscripts recording the 17th century is also quite a treat to the eyes to cherish while exploring the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. There is something here for everyone. If you are touring the museum with kids, they can take part in a storytelling setting, art and craft exercises, and read in silence in the libraries to enrich yourself further with Islamic knowledge.

In conclusion, the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia is one of the most enriching experiences while in Malaysia. There are many more gems to explore so start crafting your itinerary and book your Malaysia package with Pickyourtrail now!

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