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Grand mosque kauman Yogyakarta when faith, culture and heritage bland as one

Kauman Great Mosque, approximate English translation of Javanese Mesjid Gedhe Kauman(officially... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
ilyash
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Bandung, Indonesia
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Big javanese-colonial buildings type

The massive a praying space with a traditional Javanese architectural.This is mosque of Royal... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Kauman Great Mosque, approximate English translation of Javanese Mesjid Gedhe Kauman(officially Mesjid Gedhe Kauman Karaton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat) is a Great Mosque of the Yogyakarta Sultanate in Java, Indonesia. It is located to the west of the North Alun-alun (public square) of Yogyakarta Kraton The mosque...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

The massive a praying space with a traditional Javanese architectural.This is mosque of Royal Family of Keraton Yogyakarta,use for a ceremonial even and Islamic centre.Makes you feel like turn back to 18th century

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Had a chance to prayed our last taraweh. Found out this mosque was built by the 1st Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono and open in 1773. It has open architecture with huge wood pillars inside (I'm sure it's been hundreds years). There's a lot of activity...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank tiwtow
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

We are a family with 2 young boys (age 7 & 5). We are Muslims, and we always try to visit the local mosque whenever we travel. Although the name is "Gedhe" (translated: grand, massive), this mosque is not as big as we expected. Nevertheless,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is the state mosque of the Jogjakarta Sultanate. Built in 1773 it is located in the Kraton complex near the North Alun-Alun. It has a Javanese Islamic architectural design with a three tiered roof and no dome or minaret. There are some nice detailed...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Located inside the keraton complex, this mosque is worth visiting, especially for moslem that wants to pray. magnificent details on the floor and ceiling, but unfortunately, less maintenance. saw some spiderweb and leaked spot on the ceiling.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank fendi_soebrata
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Our local guide brought us to this unique ancient mosque when I told him I wanted to take a break for prayers. Most of the original architecture are still intact which is impressive considering the mosque being built in 1773....it was like travelling back in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mhazrin
Reviewed July 31, 2016

The welcome I received from the shoe man was so kind .He took me inside and made me feel genuinely welcome.Felt so comfortable inside and loved the fact he said I should feel at home . What a real experience.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Geordie2666
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

It is a relatively simple mosque with Aluminum foil roof and an arch at entrace with an old clock but honestly was a disappointment as we read from review it is a unique mosque representing Jogja culture, it seems more like a neighbourhood mosque for...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank SJiun
Reviewed February 3, 2016

Masjid Gedhe Kauman Karaton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat (Kauman Great Mosque) is one of oldest mosques in Yogyakarta, built in 18th century by Hamengkubuwono together with Kyai Faqih Ibrahim Diponingrat (the first headman of the Kraton) and Kyai Wiryokusumo as the architect. If we compare Kauman Great...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank YusufKS
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