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Great Mosque of Palembang, Palembang

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Religious Site
Located right in the center of one of the oldest cities in Southeast Asia, Great Mosque of Palembang represents a huge and storied structure that can hold 15,000 people. Built in the mid-18th century by Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin I, the Mosque covered a distance of 1,080 sq m (11,625 sq ft) when it was originally built, with a capacity to hold 1,200 people. It's been steadily expanded to its current state during the subsequent centuries. Be sure to sample local delicacies and traditional foods such as kerupuk from one of the many food vendors surrounding the area. Plan your visit to Great Mosque of Palembang and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Palembang itinerary planner.
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  • I got stumbled on the mosque by incident since I'm traveling on Friday and the road suddenly get empty. All people go to mosque when adzan comes, so i just follow the crowd. The mosque is pretty impre...  more »
  • the mosque is clean, big and leafy. the park is big. its near with so many attraction and restaurant in Palembang  more »
  • Located in the centre of city (near from Ampera Bridge, BKB, Monpera, traditional market, mall). Unique is the first thing in my mind when visiting this mosque, because the design of it are mixing of ...  more »