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Sunan Ampel Mosque is located at Jalan KH Mas Mansyur, Ampel Village, North Surabaya. This location... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
Surabaya, Indonesia
historic place, spiritual journey, beautiful Quran recital

Had one night to visit the mosque. The old mosque is the one most attracting with big pillars and... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

This is an old Arab mosque built by the Arabs around 600 years back Neat and clean, has burial inside the premises too One needs to cover the head even if you are a foreigner if you want to go inside. Quite spread out and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

For a fuller explanation of our attempts to visit Masjids in Java read my review of the National Mosque of Surabaya. We were automatically denied entry past the gate despite been fully covered with sarongs and headscarves etc and it was outside of prayer time....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Sunan Ampel Mosque is located at Jalan KH Mas Mansyur, Ampel Village, North Surabaya. This location is very easy to reach, because it is passed by various modes of transportation. This mosque became one of the must visit places for the pilgrims of the guardians,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Had one night to visit the mosque. The old mosque is the one most attracting with big pillars and a mixed local and Hindu-Buddhist architecture. Loads of people coming to visit the mosque and tomb of Sunan Ampel. People are mostly coming here for pilgrimage...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Hesti W
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Great Experience Great2 Experiences. Story Behind Sonan Ampel Mosque. It An Arab Street Of Surabaya. Lots Of Arabic Restaurants Plus Great Food. Is A Must To Visit👍

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank FendiRoromendut
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Ampel Mosque is a historical mosque belong to Sunan Ampel. The building is well maintenance and good place to pray.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nandang H
Reviewed July 31, 2017

This is supposed to be one of the oldest mosques in Surabaya. It is naturally ventilated and the can accommodate many devotees ast the same time.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ashraf1959
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

This mosque is not welcoming to foreigners or non- Islamic visitors . A shame really as many other small Mosques in Java have been very welcoming. You can still have a quick look but if you are a woman make sure you cover your hair...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 476diannes
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Set in the Arab quarter, the mosque feels a little bit like Middle East, just more humid. If you are keen on a historical 15th century mosque, you will likely be disappointed. Most of the area is occupied by newly built facilities. There is a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank nikop767
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This is one of the famous mosque in Indonesia. This mosque built by Sunan Ampel who spread Islam in Surabaya. Sunan Ampel is one of the Wali Songo - they are synonymous to Islam in Java Island because of their knowledge and their intelligent way...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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