Trains from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur

The journey by train from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur takes around 3 hours 20 minutes and train services depart through out the day from 06:12 until 19:42.

Train Times from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur

There are currently 11 direct train services a day from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur.

TrainTaipingKuala LumpurService
917106:1209:29ETS Platinum
917307:1710:34ETS Platinum
932108:4912:14ETS Gold
927309:4713:04ETS Platinum
927511:5215:09ETS Platinum
917513:4217:00ETS Platinum
927715:5719:14ETS Platinum
917717:0220:20ETS Platinum
942518:0921:35ETS Gold
927919:0022:23ETS Platinum
917919:4223:00ETS Platinum

Train Tickets from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur

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Taiping Railway Station

Taiping Train Station is 1.6 km by road from Kompleks Terminal Kumpulan Bas Taiping.

Google Map of Taiping Train Station

Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station

KL Sentral Station is the main railway station in Kuala Lumpur.

Google Map of KL Sentral Station

About the Jamek Mosque in Kuala Lumpur

The Jamek Mosque, or Sultan Abdul Samad Jamek Mosque, is the oldest major mosque in Kuala Lumpur opened in 1909.

Importance of the Jamek Mosque

Until the opening of the Masjid Negara Malaysia in 1965, which is the Malaysian National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur, the Jamek Mosque was the major mosque in Kuala Lumpur.

The location of the Jamek Mosque is significant in two respects. Firstly, it is located near to Merdeka Square which at the time was the centre of colonial government on the mainland of the Malay peninsula. Secondly, the mosque is located at confluence of the Gombak and Klang Rivers.

Jamek Mosque in Kuala Lumpur
Jamek Mosque in Kuala Lumpur
Unusual Design

The Jamek Mosque has an unusual design, distinctly unlike traditional South East Asian architecture, combining onion shaped domes typically associated with Moorish architecture and minarets reminiscent of those common in India’s Mughal architecture, combined with a colouring scheme of alternating bands of white and red.

English Architect

The architect for the Jamek Mosque was an Englishman named Arthur Benison Hubback who was notable for designing a wide range of buildings in Malaysia.

The style of architecture he used alternated between Edwardian Neo-Baroque, for example the train station and High Court buildings in Ipoh, and the ‘Indo-Saracenic’ architectural style widely used throughout  Britain colonies in Asia in the design of public buildings. The mix of North African and Indian architecture is bizarre, but it is also beautiful and speaks volumes about Britain’s aspirations to unify the colonies in its empire culturally as well politically taking the architectural style of one colony and introducing it into another.

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