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Central Java Grand Mosque

Jl. Medoho Raya no. 128 | Sambirejo, Gayamsari, Semarang 50166, Indonesia
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Friendly and open atmosphere

We took a Grab car to and from the Grand Mosque as it was the most convenient mode of transport... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Beautiful and spacious

First time visiting this mosque and the first time that comes to mind it is extraordinarily... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bogor, Indonesia
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Jl. Medoho Raya no. 128 | Sambirejo, Gayamsari, Semarang 50166, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a Grab car to and from the Grand Mosque as it was the most convenient mode of transport. Especially to get back it could be tricky to find a taxi, although there are locals along the road who - I'm sure - would...More

Thank JanaC_free2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visiting this mosque and the first time that comes to mind it is extraordinarily beautiful and spacious. The mosque was built with a mixture of Javanese, Islamic and Roman architectural styles. In addition, this mosque has a huge Bedug and Al-Quran. Need to...More

Thank rizkikalatania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great mosque in Central Jave. It has giants umbrella outside. It also has giant Holy Qur'an inside. Unfortunately, the road is too narrow even for two cars. Factually, many tourists visit this mosque using big buses.

Thank arif f
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

It's quite big place. You could found a rest place on underground i/o on the garden which moslty it's for parking area then garden. Prepare at least 1 h before the praying time because mostly it's so crowed.

Thank Nina M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Definitely worth a visit, even as a non-Muslim, just to see the design of the architecture on the approach to the Masjid itself. Very nice indeed. The steps at the side of the Masjid were a bit dirty and the inside of the Masjid was...More

Thank TerryLondon_England
Reviewed 28 May 2017

free entrance, clean, lovely staff, parking fee appx AUD 0.50 per car, go to tower to see mosque & semarang from above appx AUD 1 per person tips: go around 10.00 AM Friday, around 11 or 11.30 AM 6 bigs umbrella 20 meters tall each...More

Thank Erika B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

It has six umbrella that can opened like umbrella Nabawi Mosque. Also has a tall tower that can be used to see the whole Semarang.

Thank romadonikevin98
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

But too bad, the umbrella never opened unless there's a visit from VVIP (based on my interview with local people)

Thank aqsarafah
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This mosque is located out of the city center, but it is accessible by taxi or application-based transportation. To enter the mosque, visitors are required to leave shoes or sandals at the entrance. I had a visit during a hot day when the sun was...More

Thank linanauli21
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I like visit this mosque. Normally, It is place for pray but we allow for visit. Just a problem here. They need keep clean about the place. It is holy place but some part is dirty. Really sad to see it

Thank Adi S
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Trần Lê M
14 October 2016|
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Response from yustica | Reviewed this property |
From Simpang Lima to old town is quite close. you can use taxi anyway, it will cost about Rp. 15.000 - Rp. 20.000. If you want exploring more, use Becak go back from old town to simpang lima Rp. 50.000,- enough for the... More
Andrew W
5 November 2015|
Response from yustica | Reviewed this property |
No, I think you should use taxi. Public transportation not recommended. It will be very complicated. it easier and also not expensive using taxi with argometer
Andrew W
5 November 2015|
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Response from DoddyF | Reviewed this property |
it's about 5km from port to Masjid. The temperature is quite hot, sometimes almost 35 C. So its your decision whether you want to take a walk or get a ride