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Address: Jl. Makam Sunan Gunung Jati, Cirebon, Indonesia

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Very calm shrine

here you can feel the calmness but unfortunately the shrine is already circle by walls what we can see is just a thick wooden door so now what we can see is just a complex of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2016
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Bogor, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

At first i was interested to go to this place. Eager to know, to see and to educate myself about how beautiful this place gonna be as we can read and see "old and historic" goods.. But what i found?? Beggars and boxesss written shodaqoh.. As i know.. shodaqoh is amount of money you give willingly but here.. The meaning... More 

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Bogor, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

here you can feel the calmness but unfortunately the shrine is already circle by walls what we can see is just a thick wooden door so now what we can see is just a complex of grave of other people who paid to be buried near the shrine

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

Went there on December 2015. Before I went there, I already informed that there will be people asking for money in that place, I notice that. But when I arrived at this place, wooww, I just felt like I being robed!! There are lots of people who asking for money and they push us to give it to them, they... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

People say it good but a lot of beggars..but I think the opposite way..I think its good we can pray and thank to Allah as a muslem we can give to eacg other as a sign of our gratitude to God bcoz we hv given so much bless in our life.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

to be able to pay a tribute to one of the great man will leads your spirit in fulfilments, where besides culinary, cirebon are known for its spiritual islamic journey and discover a tradition that keeps for hundred of years, best to go with a few member of fams and friends .

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Worst place visited as long as I can remember. Before our driver had turned of the engine we were aggresively approached to pay a parking fee. When we entered we were expected to pay Rp. 50,000 per person + a donation per person of the same amount. Then we were asked to pay to have our shoes guarded etc. We... More 

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Bekasi, Indonesia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

The grave (or Shrine) of Sunan Gunung Djati frankly the worst I have ever attended. When compared to other Sunan tomb, this is the worst. The beggars asking for donations very rude, and beggar children always followed wherever you go. Do not use any jewelry when you visit this place, do not listen to the call of Kuncen for their... More 

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Chengdu, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2012

Islam was introduced to Java by travelling preachers and sages called the 'Wali Songo'- the nine saints. They originated everywhere from India to Iraq and brought a mystical Sufi strain of Islam which was moderate and tolerant. For a long time, Islamic and Hindu customs were merged in a syncretic, peaceful manner. One of these holy men was Sunan Gunung... More 

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