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Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM)

IAMM is one of the rare museum in Malaysia that I would recommend any tourist to visit.

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Almost all the Malaysian Museums prohibit visitor to take picture. Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia allows visitors to take (no-flash) photograph without any surcharge.

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Colourful Islamic Art

The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) is a cosy museum to spend 1-2 hours on the hot Malaysian afternoon.

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From cloth, carpet to embroidery, repetitive patterns dominate the design. The museum has a wide spectrum of the Islamic art collection.

Illustrative documents and books:

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Symmetry in Islamic Art

I am not an academic scholars but I could notice lots of symmetry used in the Islamic geometric art.

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In the month of Ramadan, I thought it would be good to visit the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM). The building above is the office block. The museum gallery is the lower block of building below the hill.

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Arabesque is a form a Islamic art that adopts repeating geometric patterns. Such beautiful art works often can be seen on the architectural elements like wall, floor, ceiling, windows. There is no better place to admire the beauties than the air-conditioned and modern Islamic Arts Museum.

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