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Central Java Grand Mosque

Jl. Medoho Raya no. 128 | Sambirejo, Gayamsari, Semarang 50166, Indonesia
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Stunning on the outside, the inside of the Masjid seemed a bit neglected though.

Definitely worth a visit, even as a non-Muslim, just to see the design of the architecture on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TerryLondon_England
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London, England
should visit

free entrance, clean, lovely staff, parking fee appx AUD 0.50 per car, go to tower to see mosque... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Erika B
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Victoria, Australia
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Jl. Medoho Raya no. 128 | Sambirejo, Gayamsari, Semarang 50166, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit, even as a non-Muslim, just to see the design of the architecture on the approach to the Masjid itself. Very nice indeed. The steps at the side of the Masjid were a bit dirty and the inside of the Masjid was...More

Thank TerryLondon_England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

free entrance, clean, lovely staff, parking fee appx AUD 0.50 per car, go to tower to see mosque & semarang from above appx AUD 1 per person tips: go around 10.00 AM Friday, around 11 or 11.30 AM 6 bigs umbrella 20 meters tall each...More

Thank Erika B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has six umbrella that can opened like umbrella Nabawi Mosque. Also has a tall tower that can be used to see the whole Semarang.

Thank romadonikevin98
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

But too bad, the umbrella never opened unless there's a visit from VVIP (based on my interview with local people)

Thank aqsarafah
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This mosque is located out of the city center, but it is accessible by taxi or application-based transportation. To enter the mosque, visitors are required to leave shoes or sandals at the entrance. I had a visit during a hot day when the sun was...More

Thank linanauli21
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I like visit this mosque. Normally, It is place for pray but we allow for visit. Just a problem here. They need keep clean about the place. It is holy place but some part is dirty. Really sad to see it

Thank Adi S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very Huge, plenty of food. Ample parking space for cars. But need to be patient to go up the surveilance tower because many visitors during the holiday. Need more care for the cleanliness

Thank YuliGembeL
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Impressive mosque that can fit many thousands prayers. The mechanical umbrella that extend in the centre is so useful during sunny or rainy day. There is a tower nearby with an entrance fee to enjoy aerial view of Semarang and the mosque it self. Totally...More

Thank mramizam
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Grand Mosque really fits the name. The design is very beautiful. The huge Quran and Bedug are also interesting to check. What the Mosque can do better is to put more information on directions. Also it would be better if the visitors or jamaah don't...More

Thank Andhyka S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Interesting, but not memorable. Have seen more impressive mosques elsewhere. Small by comparison. Worth a visit??

Thank Mattia I
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Trần Lê M
How can I take angkot from SimpangLima or from The old town?
15 October 2016|
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Response from yustica | Reviewed this property |
From Simpang Lima to old town is quite close. you can use taxi anyway, it will cost about Rp. 15.000 - Rp. 20.000. If you want exploring more, use Becak go back from old town to simpang lima Rp. 50.000,- enough for the... More
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Andrew W
is it possible to walk from the cruise port to Masjid Agung Jawa Tengah and aprox how far is it?
5 November 2015|
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Response from yustica | Reviewed this property |
No, I think you should use taxi. Public transportation not recommended. It will be very complicated. it easier and also not expensive using taxi with argometer
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Andrew W
will it be possible to walk from the port to Masjid Jawa Tengah on our own? approx. how far is it?
5 November 2015|
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Response from DoddyF | Reviewed this property |
it's about 5km from port to Masjid. The temperature is quite hot, sometimes almost 35 C. So its your decision whether you want to take a walk or get a ride
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