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Address: Medan 20218, Indonesia
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Islamic beauty

What a gorgeous mosque. We were able to wander freely after covering a bit. Well maintained and the colours were beautiful

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fremantle West Australia
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its the big mosque in medan. Its nearby the Maimun Palace, just walk less than10 minutes. When we were there, its the time of praying so that we dint go in the place. But from the front, we can feel that when there is a big Islam Festival. The mosque will be very nice moment. Medan composed of 90% muslim,... More 

Thank inda15
Fremantle West Australia
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gorgeous mosque. We were able to wander freely after covering a bit. Well maintained and the colours were beautiful

Thank Janice242
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This mosque is very historical. Some security stays in the main gate. You need to dress well to enter the gate. The ornament inside the mosque is good. I came in the late afternoon and inside the mosque is dark. Maybe if the lamp was turned on, the ornament could be seen better. This mosque really needs a refreshment. Some... More 

1 Thank Irfan A
Nonthaburi Province, Thailand
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39 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We like the place very much. The staffs are very friendly and kind. Most of Medan young lady enjoy taking the photos here. In the back of the area are the cemetery. Any person approach you to show you the cemetery, just say "no". The last sultan laid down here. By donation.

1 Thank krida802000
Taipei, Taiwan
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245 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I actually came to this neighborhood to get to "Blue Angel" Guesthouse for my transportation to Bukit Lawang. This neighborhood is as busy as most other inner-city neighborhoods in Medan. However, the Grand Mosque and its surrounding garden across the street stand out as an urban oasis in Medan. I did not get into the Mosque (since I am not... More 

Thank Saricie_Q
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the grand mosque (only from outside). Was extremely beautiful and easy to walk to from where we were staying at the JW Marriott. We were approached by many students standing outside wanting to ask us questions to assist in improving their english. Definitely worth a visit if in Medan

Thank Anja C
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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This masjid is the landmark of Medan aside of Maimoon Palace. Established more than a hundred years ago, this is a great place for Moslem for prayers during visit to Medan

Thank Bobby L
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The mosque it quite big. The design is typical malay deli style, with nice ceiling and some historical story behind this mosque. I recomended not to visit on friday noon and after 5.30pm, as the moslem is doing their praying. Worth to visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Beautifull old grand mosque, worth a visit, it shiws the grandeyr of the old Deli Sultanate. Architecture and the details in the making. Worth a visit.

Thank Zokbah
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67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

An English-speaking guide at the mosque showed us around and gave us a ton of information on Indonesia, Medan and the practice of Islam. Beautiful site to see, but much more meaningful with this guide's help.

Thank SAMFLFlorida

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