"Nagore Shrine" Nagore Durgha Sheriff Mosque Tip by Willettsworld

Nagore Durgha Sheriff Mosque, Penang: 3 reviews and 3 photos


The Nagore Durgha Sheriff is a shrine to a Muslim saint, Syed Shahul Hamid, a 13th century Muslim Saint of Nagore. It was built in the early 1800s, at about the same time as the Kapitan Keling Mosque nearby. It is the oldest Indian Muslim shrine in Penang, and is located along Chulia Street. The name Chulia denotes the people from the Coromandel Coast of South India who are Muslim merchants and moneylenders.

Address: 49 Lebuh Chulia, Georgetown, 10200 Pulau Pinang
Directions: At Lebuh King

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  • Written Aug 17, 2010
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