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The biggest mosque in Central Java

The architecture is very awsome. I think the location access must improved a lot. Located near... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Andy L
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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 August 6, 2017
JanaC_free2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Masjid Agung Semarang aka Central Java Grand Mosque is one of the largest mosques on the island. It's fairly new--a stone indicates it was opened in 2006--and mostly lacks Java's famous woodwork, but its size and creativity captivate. A convention center is near the mosque,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time arrived at this mosque. The architecture its really amaze me..with classic and originally Java design, make us pray in very peaceful stated. There is no doubtful that if you are traveller, especially moeslem, you must pray on this mosque.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachmawan U
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When I lived in SEMARANG, I visited a lot of places. It was one of them. It’s located in the middle of the city, access-able. I came for praying, for sure. Besides, the park where everyone can just walk or sit is beautiful. There is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank donalif
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Masjid Agung Semarang has an amazing and interesting architecture. If you are going up to the tower, you can see Semarang landscape. Hopefully they will improve the cleanliness of this beautiful mosque.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dilla2018
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Actually I visited this mosque around 2014 or 2015, but I can't choose that year for making this review. This is the unforgetable mosque I've ever visited. I really really miss that moment. I'll go to there again, someday.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Vee L
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

The architecture is very awsome. I think the location access must improved a lot. Located near Pasar Johar Semarang

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Andy L
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

I was visited this mosque with my grandma, sis and my cousins. For the first time we truly amazed the architectural design of the mosque.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank bima s
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

This is my very first time visit. The mosque is very huge, it provide underground parking area for private car. It also has a lot amount of wudlu kran. The toilet and wudlu area is large and clean. Nice place to take a picture, if...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank iyan87
Reviewed August 18, 2017

I like this mosque! When you think the temperature is very hot outside, then come and chill out at this mosque.The cool tile will cool you off while you are praying. And don't forget about the water that will wash away the heat from your...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AwwalH1
Reviewed August 6, 2017 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

Date of experience: July 2017
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Trần Lê M
October 14, 2016|
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Response from Tea68 | Reviewed this property |
You can take orange angkot right in front of Baiturrahman mosque (do not cross) with the sign 'JOHAR' you can ask the driver to stop at Kota Lama (Old Town). if you doubt, you can ask the driver whether or not the angkot... More
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Andrew W
November 5, 2015|
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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
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Andrew W
November 5, 2015|
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Response from Doddy F | 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
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