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Unique architecture marvel

Visited this place and I was impressed. Well maintained and clean, this place is worth visiting if... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
Tokyo, Japan
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Must see place at kudus region.islamic heritage from 14th century..beware lot of beggar,dont wear... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2016
Kudus, Indonesia
via mobile
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Dec 21, 2018
“Kudus Tower with Hindu Style.”
Jan 19, 2018
“Greatest muslim mosque in Kudus”
The Menara Kudus Mosque or Al-Manar Mosque is located in Kudus in the Indonesian province of Central Java. Dating from 1549, it is one of the oldest mosques in Indonesia, built at the time of Islam's spread through Java. The mosque preserves the...more
Jalan Demaan, Kudus, Indonesia
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Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

The holy tower is a mosque tower that is designed like a Hindu temple. this is a historic tower built by sunan kudus (an Islamic religious leader) by adopting a Hindu style. What distinguishes the Hindu temple, there are no statues or reliefs that depict...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Abdul K
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Very good tower, clean, but always busy coz muslim people around here and tourists come here to see and also doing pray

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ali F
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place and I was impressed. Well maintained and clean, this place is worth visiting if you are passing by. The architecture is unique and beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank girishpde
Reviewed April 20, 2017

This unique mosque because of its building design, which is a merger between Hindu Culture and Islamic Culture. Must see place at Kudus. The Islamic heritage and one of the oldest mosque in Indonesia.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank ms_endang_sr
Reviewed April 12, 2017

It's nice place to visit, but too close with souvenir shop so not to nice if you walk from park, it would be better if the government manage the motor / car not pass in the front of Mosque

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Aprilina L
Reviewed January 30, 2017

This is one of Kudus Landmark and one of the oldest mosque in Indonesia. It was built around XV century. The architecture concept was mixed between Islam, Hindu and Budha culture. Beside the mosque, there is Sunan Kudus cemetery. Remember that you should wear very...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank xave151
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Must see place at kudus region.islamic heritage from 14th century..beware lot of beggar,dont wear short,hotpant,tanktop,etc

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank valiantnir
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Tips : Avoid visiting this place in weeks before Ramadhan. This place will be cramped by pilgrims, particularly in the morning before Friday pray. The street is relatively narrow, it is suggested to go this place by motorcycle, or rented car to drop you nearby,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Yoga W
Reviewed March 15, 2016

For me, this landmark is representative of aculturization between hinduism and islamic. This is the embodiment of walisongo's power in spreading islamic through people's culture.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank eristable
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Menara Kudus Mosque (or Al-Aqsa Mosque) is one of the oldest mosques in Indonesia, located in Kudus in Central Java, Indonesia. Built in 15th Century, it's believed to be built by Sunan Kudus, one of the Wali Songo (nine Muslim saints who spread Islam in...More

Date of experience: June 2015
5  Thank YusufKS
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