Jum'ah, 03 Sya'ban 1439 (Thursday, 19 April 2018 21:00)


  • A. Overview In 1819, Sultan Hussain acquired Kampong Glam, which had been inhabited by Malay people and Muslims, for residence. There, he initiated the building of a mosque not far from his palace. The Islamic place of worship, called Sultan Mosque (Malay, Masjid Sultan), had a traditional Nusantara design with three-layered, prismatic ... detail... »

  • A. Overview A palace building in Java is usually equipped with a place for worship. The same way as Surakarta Sultanate Palace has Surakarta Grand Mosque, Pura Mangkunegaran has a mosque near its palace, namely Al Wustho Mangkunegaran Mosque. The establishment of this mosque was pioneered by Kanjeng Gusti Pangeran Adipati Aryo ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Every town around Indonesia usually has a square with a grand mosque at its west side. And so does Magelang, a 1104 year old town with its historical mosque at the west side of its square, namely Payaman Magelang Grand Mosque. According to its history, this grand mosque is the center of Islam dissemination in Magelang and ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information Back to the 13th century, it is said that the local inhabitants of Kampong Wawane, the province of Maluku, were animistic devotees. For about a century later such a condition began to change following the arrival of Javanese merchants to Maluku and Papua. The Javanese merchants arrived at Maluku and Papua for ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information The Great Mosque of Demak is the evidence of the vast dissemination of Islamic teachings in Java Island, starting from the era of Demak Bintoro Sultanate. For that reason, the mosque is assumed to be one of the oldest mosques in the Indonesian Archipelago. Likewise, the local people believe that the mosque ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information Indra Puri Mosque is the oldest mosque in Indonesia that is greatly influenced by Hindu architecture style. In 1874 A.D., this place was used to inaugurate Tuanku Muhammad Daud Syah as Sultan Alaiddin Muhammad Daud Syah. At the golden age of Aceh Kingdom, Indra Puri had ever been the center for the royal ... detail... »

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  • A. Brief Information Sultan Riau Mosque is one of the “must-be-visited” tourism destinations when you are travelling to Riau Islands Province. It is a worth visiting historical tourism destination in Penyengat Island, a district in Riau Islands Province, in which the number of historical properties are kept well within the ... detail... »

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