Sunday, April 20, 2014

The Great Mosque Of Kraton Surakarta

The great mosque or Masjid Agung Kraton Surakarta Kraton Surakarta or who has the official name of the Karaton Surakarta Hadiningrat Ageng Mosque/Mosque Ageng Keraton Surakarta constructed during the reign of Sunan Pakubuwono III, which was built in 1763 M and finished in 1768 m. the great mosque of the beginning of the Keraton Surakarta constructed for the purposes of a place of worship of Muslims and also for the official activities of the KingdomGrebeg Suro, among others, the Sekaten and many more Other Government activity.

The great mosque of Kraton Surakarta's own standing with the land area approximately 19.180 meters and on the side of the mosque built a fence around the mosque have high 3.25 m. was to fence itself was built during the reign of Sri Susuhunan Pakubuwono IV at 1858 M.

The great mosque of Surakarta Palace itself never undergoing renovation several times, during the reign of Sri Susuhunan Pakubuwono IV from 1788-1820 M, experiencing the first restoration in order to expand the building of mosques, and later in the year (1859-1861 M) during the reign of Sri Susuhunan Pakubuwono VII, menambahan porch the mosque as a meeting room, as well as other Islamic occasions.(Tours Indonesia)

Pintu Masuk Masjid Agung Keraton SurakartaThe Entrance Of Masjid Agung Keraton Surakarta

The Location Of The Great Mosque Of Kraton Surakarta
The great mosque of Surakarta located right next to the West the North square of the Keraton Kasunanan Surakarta, also located north of Surakarta's Pasar Klewer.

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