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Address: Jln. Sunan Giri, Gresik 61121, Indonesia
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+62 812-4902-1771

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Sacred tombs and mosques attract pilgrims of many faiths

This site, 40 km outside of downtown Surabaya, dates to the 1500s. A lovely carved teak enclosure houses the tomb or Sunan Giri, one of 9 founders of Islam on Java Island. Many... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2015
Clinton, Washington
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

It is located in the Giri's hill of Gresik. It can be accessed by horse gig that contained about five persons or taxibike with 7.000 - 10.000 rupiahs only. After that we have to climb to the mosque and tomb of Giri. In that place provided shopping area that sell many souvenirs.

Thank Ardy N
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Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Have epic good view, this place in uphill. Giri Hill maybe. Many people come up here. Just beware for pickpoket and buger.

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Clinton, Washington
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Reviewed December 28, 2015

This site, 40 km outside of downtown Surabaya, dates to the 1500s. A lovely carved teak enclosure houses the tomb or Sunan Giri, one of 9 founders of Islam on Java Island. Many pilgrims chant prayers as you take in the large stone tombs that lay under the large roofed area. Tombs of wives and children of these elders also... More 

Thank culturevulture94
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Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

Every time I come back to my hometown, Sunan Giri Mosque and Tomb always become must be visited place with my friends and family. Beside for praying-refreshing (mind and heart) and to get closer with God. I'd love to eat "Kupat Ketèk", special umami sticky rice cake. Take itu with rasped raw coconut, and you will get special taste. Really... More 

Thank Yunita M
Chengdu, China
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Reviewed August 27, 2012

Java was one of the last parts of the Islamic world to convert to the religion. This process began in earnest in the 15th century when a few North Coast sultanates converted to the new religion, cutting off the coastal trading ports of the mountainous Hindu-Buddhist interior. Today, the overwhelming majority of Javanese are Muslim, though a few small pockets... More 

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