Al-Akbar Mosque

Attraction Jl Mesjid Al-Akbar Timur no 1, Pagesangan, Surabaya, Indonesia Published on: 13-11-2015

1 hour
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
First-time visit
Attraction
Landmark
Must see
Kids
Architecture
Temple & Monument
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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Al-Akbar Mosque Is the biggest mosque with the unique style and modern architecture. It's famous landmark that you should not miss in Surabaya

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Why Al-Akbar Mosque is special ?

The Al-Akbar Surabaya mosque stands on the land measuring 11,2 hectare with building width 28.509 square meter. The unique impression from this building is located in the design of the mosque turret that is unique like the structure of the leaves with the combination of the green and blue colors that give the cool and fresh impression. It has a main building and two other buildings that can penetrate direct to the main building. It is also built a tower completely with elevator inside that is taken off for the public. From this tower can be enjoyed by Surabaya city scenery that is very beautiful especially in the night because of the amount of city light from many buildings in Surabaya . This mosque was declared on November 10,2000 by RI President that at that time in held by Mr. Abdul Rachman Wachid.


Source: http://www.surabaya.go.id/

What to explore at Al-Akbar Mosque?

Around the mosque is crowded because it is visited by the Surabaya resident and the immigrants especially in holiday or national holiday. Many residents do the sport activity around this mosque.

The interior is absolutely beautiful to see. The mosque is equipped with various facilities such as; secretariat office, As-Al-Marwah Shofa room which has an area of ​​36 mx 42 m square is equipped with carpet stage, sound system, air conditioner, three spots wifi, 100 chairs, changing rooms and toilets and can accommodate 2000 invitation.

There is also the daybreak market which sells various requirements for the necessity, food, drink, household equipment, children's toy, peddler, clothes, etc.

The Mosque has a tower equipped with a lift that opened for the public. From this tower you can enjoy the view of beautiful Surabaya city, especially at nighttime.

Source: http://www.surabaya.go.id/

Selling points

  • “Massively beautiful”
  • “Great place for religious tourism”
  • “Very grand mosque”
  • “City of Surabaya ”
  • “Serene and Beautiful Praying Place”
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Duration
5.0 days
Estimated
92.31 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
20 places

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Jl Mesjid Al-Akbar Timur no 1, Pagesangan, Surabaya, Indonesia

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Tips for you

  • During Ramadhan, there are many kiosks selling snacks and Moslem clothes.
    Food
  • In the evening, there are many street sellers (usually sell drink, beverage, and/or snack) in the street next to the mosque.
    Food
  • Don't forget to climb the tower, get a view of Surabaya city from high
    Things to do
  • If you have wedding event, they have big venue for it.
    Things to do
  • You should ask the taxi to wait for you to take you back to Surabaya
    Transportation
  • Its location is easily accessible by visitors from various areas, outside Surabaya.
    Location
  • It's closed to turnpike Surabaya-Gempol.
    Things nearby

Reviews

TripAdvisor View more

This place was so fresh and clean. and also you can try go up to the tower to see Surabaya from above, with just pay Rp 3000-Rp 5000. And if you want to learn Islam you can learn here. enjoy your time to learn Islam here.

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the biggest mosque i ever enter,i used to come there for Friday pray, wudlu place are all over the mosque so no worry of queuing. inside there are a lot of mosque staff that help you to arrange the shaft(line). wide parking lot & there is tower which you can see the view of surabaya city

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This big. When you enter the area, you will feel the peace mind and comfort. The facility is good.The mosque is surrounding by food stall, and some restaurant. I think you will like this place

TripAdvisor View more

This place was so fresh and clean. and also you can try go up to the tower to see Surabaya from above, with just pay Rp 3000-Rp 5000. And if you want to learn Islam you can learn here. enjoy your time to learn Islam here.

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