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Great Mosque, Sumenep

Trunojoyo Street, Sumenep, Madura Island, Indonesia
+62 857-0675-2344
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The Soul of Mosque Architecture

Mosque Jami' (Great) of Sumenep is not only unique but also it has shown multiple values. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Ardy N
Surabaya, Indonesia
ICONIC of Salt Island

Old mosque in the middle of Sumenep City, build 747 years ago. Main architecture concept were... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Ulfah D
via mobile
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Trunojoyo Street, Sumenep, Madura Island, Indonesia
+62 857-0675-2344
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Mosque Jami' (Great) of Sumenep is not only unique but also it has shown multiple values. It was designed by Chinese people whose name is Lauw Pia Ngo. The overall existence of the mosque has eclectic influence, a mixture of Chinese, local Javanese, and western...More

Thank Ardy N
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Old mosque in the middle of Sumenep City, build 747 years ago. Main architecture concept were China, Europe, Arabic. And many heritage building in the Sumenep City, unfortunately poor information for tourism, even in the museum.

Thank Ulfah D
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This mosque was built in the 18th century. It consists of a pretty facade with the mosque separated behind it. The architect was a Chinese from Jakarta who was brought to Sumenep to design the new town - the kraton or palace and other civilian...More

Thank AuthenticJavaTours
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This mosque has a fine facade that is a combination of European, Arab and Chinese styles. Behind the facade is the mosque itself. The interior is very grand with a huge vaulted columned style. Unfortunately, non-Muslims are not permitted to enter the mosque or even...More

Thank Graeme S
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Interesting building. It is easy to find as it is located on the main square. There is no entrance fee.

Thank J1772ZAmartina
Reviewed 17 August 2015

If you think an old mosque will look dark and smell not fresh, you got to be wrong this time. Great Mosque in Sumenep is very well managed in the heart of the city, in front of Sumenep Central Park. We can find a nice...More

1  Thank Erwin_Hadat
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

The great mosque, Masjid Agung Sumenep, was formerly part of the palace complex. It is very much the heart of the city, and like the rest of the city, is painted in bright and pleasant colors. The great gate, in pearl white and lemon yellow...More

1  Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Located at Sumenep city centre, this mosque is instantly recognisable by its bright white and yellow colour. Adopting Chinese-style minaret, this beautiful mosque is part of the Sumenep "keraton" (royal palace) complex. It is one of the oldest mosques in Indonesia, having fully built in...More

2  Thank Savitry_Icha
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Visited during a quiet morning. Impressive surrounds and friendly ground staff. Yes, it was a great mosque...

1  Thank Paul480
Reviewed 2 December 2013

I wonder why many people come to Surabaya and around but do not visit Madura, especially Sumenep, the most interesting place in Madura. They have BATIK, Historical Places, splendid beach that still natural, etc. Maybe there is no promotion from local government and also lack...More

3  Thank Erlan2013
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