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Ampel Mosque, Surabaya

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Experience a part of Indonesian heritage at Ampel Mosque. Pay a visit to this holy site, built in 1421 by Sunan Ampel--one of the first people to spread Islam in Indonesia. Designed with a fusion of Javanese and Arab Islamic styles, the mosque features a teak construction thought by locals to have protective powers: during an invasion of the city by foreign troops, the mosque survived unscathed. Take a walk around the historical grounds, and observe the lively atmosphere of the surrounding Arab quarter. You can find many places to eat and a variety of Arab-themed shops in the vicinity. For Ampel Mosque and beyond, use our Surabaya trip itinerary maker to get the most from your Surabaya vacation.
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  • July 31, 2017
    This is supposed to be one of the oldest mosques in Surabaya. It is naturally ventilated and the can accommodate many devotees ast the same time.  more »
  • July 23, 2017
    Mesjid ampel merupakan objek wisata religi yang sangat bersejarah. Untuk sampai ke mesjid ini, dari jalan utama Anda harus melewati gang yang cukup sempit dan ramai. Pada gang ini banyak pedagang yang...  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    The district is fun to walk through China, especially in contrast with the neighborhood. We are also by the bazaar is fun to walk through. The mosque was not so special and you had to traditional Muslim dressed. (which we weren't) so we left
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