The National Mosque or Masjid (Masyid)
Negara in Kuala Lumpur, is besides a
Muslim house of prayer, a
the country’s independence, as it was built in 1957, around the time Malaya
gained self-rule from the British government.
It is located on a 53,000 square meters plot of land and has a capacity to house
15,000 people. Its landmark
is 73 meters high.