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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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  • Sunan Ampel Mosque is the third oldest mosque in Indonesia, founded by Raden Achmad Rachmatullah in 1421, in the territory of the kingdom of Majapahit. The mosque was built by the ancient Javanese arc...  more »
  • I used to live in Surabaya and Ampel, Surabaya's very own Arab quarter, is the place where I go to have delicious grandma style lamb dish!! First, come after the sunsets. This place is HOT. it'a souk....  more »
  • In many places for destination, Ampel is religious one which have attractive objects. From the cemetery of Sunan Ampel, Old mosque of Ampel, Arabic Kampong, Arabic food surrounding Heritage of Ampel a...  more »