Great Mosque of Palembang, Palembang

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Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Located right in the center of one of the oldest cities in Southeast Asia, Great Mosque of Palembang represents a huge and storied structure that can hold 15,000 people. Built in the mid-18th century by Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin I, the Mosque covered a distance of 1,080 sq m (11,625 sq ft) when it was originally built, with a capacity to hold 1,200 people. It's been steadily expanded to its current state during the subsequent centuries. Be sure to sample local delicacies and traditional foods such as kerupuk from one of the many food vendors surrounding the area. To visit Great Mosque of Palembang on your holiday in Palembang, and find out what else Palembang has to offer, use our Palembang.
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  • Every mosque, mostly the major mosque of the city will have a special artistic design. It might be just another mosque for some, but at least it make a statement about the locals.  more »
  • This is my second time praying in this grand and vintage mosque. I like both its exterior and interior design. You will find lots of wudhu area and many local food staller around to enjoy afterward  more »
  • Biggest Mosque in palembang, great Holy Place, the interior so luxury, this place has a big garden too. This place is so crowded whenever it is Ramadhan, you can meet new people everyday, and this place is near Ampera, and other hictoric places.
  • Amazing mosque. Love it so much.
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