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Address: Jl Ampel Masjid no 53, Surabaya, Indonesia

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Old Arabic Mosque

Nice surroundings, with may pilgrim from around east jawa and very strong arab atmosphere. Dont forget to try the arabian food here with taste of surabaya.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

I and my family visited this mosque to visit Sunan Ampel grave. The Arabic atmosphere is so strong. Women are forbidden to enter if they don't wear hijab. So many people pray in Sunan Ampel grave, makes it very crowd.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Nice surroundings, with may pilgrim from around east jawa and very strong arab atmosphere. Dont forget to try the arabian food here with taste of surabaya.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Ampel mosque is not so big & unable to entry insides but near around is interesting. busy street & so charming.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

An interesting place, well worth a visit. The short walking road to the mosque is filled with a variety of appealing stores. Non-Muslims are not permitted to enter the mosque, but a walk around the grounds is still worthwhile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited this masjid with a tour guide who has lived here for 22 years. We toured markets and Arab quarter. When we got to this masjid we had to cover our heads(this was just being respectful) the masjid is beautiful and very, very important. It was very tense because everyone was staring. Our guide suggested we leave because we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

It is located in the Arab Quarters of surabaya. The roads are narrow and very busy with street traders. You have to walk in a alley to get to the mosque. it is also one of the oldest mosque in surabya. It was built in 1421 by Raden Rahmatullah. You will find alot of middle eastern people staying or doing... More 

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Bogor, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

there are kind of product in the ampel koridor, kurma,sajadah,gamis,tasbih..etc that so arabic...but i don't like there are more beggar in the gang way..so disturb me..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It's build in the year 1421 by Sunan Ampel, one of the earlier Islamic Imam that came from Champa (Campuchea) who spread the religion in Indonesia. It's located in Arab Quarter in Surabaya City. If you want to see a middle eastern style souk you can visit it nearby the mosque. You can find many little restaurants that offers arabic... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ampel Mosque is located not far from the Port of Tanjung Perak, which is the main port in the eastern region of Indonesia, about 4 km from the center of Surabaya. As one of the oldest mosques and the most crowded mosque in Surabaya, Ampel Mosque has a certain relationship with the 'Sunan Ampel', which is one of "Wali Songo... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A must to visit while in Surabaya. Surrounded by arabic foods and beverages, markets, and etc, you'll find everything related to arab.

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Address: Jl Ampel Masjid no 53, Surabaya, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  East Java  >  Surabaya

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