Let’s go back to some where around 1897. You were at the market building buying some household needs. It is already passed noon. And from afar you heard the Azan, announcing and calling all Muslims for prayers. Muslims from all sorts of life stop their activities and make their way to the mosque to answer this call for prayers.
Well, that scenario can still be found in some village but it is no more at the Old Kota Mosque of Taiping.
This Moorish influenced design mosque was built in 1897 and is located at one of the busiest crossroad connecting
Surprisingly when we entered the mosque compound, it seems like we were going to a totally different world of serenity and calmness although the always busy
Well, calmness and serenity can be a very subjective thing or place indeed. And here in Taiping, serenity and calmness can be found in the middle of the town...