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Ampel Mosque

Kpg. Ampel Masjid no. 53, Surabaya, Indonesia
+62 31 3537948
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Disappointed

This mosque is not welcoming to foreigners or non- Islamic visitors . A shame really as many other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dianne S
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Sydney, Australia
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Mostly modern mosque

Set in the Arab quarter, the mosque feels a little bit like Middle East, just more humid. If you... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Niko P
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Frankfurt
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  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
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Kpg. Ampel Masjid no. 53, Surabaya, Indonesia
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+62 31 3537948
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This mosque is not welcoming to foreigners or non- Islamic visitors . A shame really as many other small Mosques in Java have been very welcoming. You can still have a quick look but if you are a woman make sure you cover your hair...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Set in the Arab quarter, the mosque feels a little bit like Middle East, just more humid. If you are keen on a historical 15th century mosque, you will likely be disappointed. Most of the area is occupied by newly built facilities. There is a...More

Thank Niko P
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is one of the famous mosque in Indonesia. This mosque built by Sunan Ampel who spread Islam in Surabaya. Sunan Ampel is one of the Wali Songo - they are synonymous to Islam in Java Island because of their knowledge and their intelligent way...More

Thank muhammadrazee
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is one of very famous mosque in Indonesia. This mosque built by Sunan Ampel who spread islam in Surabaya. Sunan Ampel is one of Wali Songo that are very famous in Java Island because of their knowledge and unique way to teach about islam...More

Thank Budiono S
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Sunan Ampel Mosque is the third oldest mosque in Indonesia, founded by Raden Achmad Rachmatullah in 1421, in the territory of the kingdom of Majapahit. The mosque was built by the ancient Javanese architecture, with the feel of a thick Arabic. Raden Achmad Rachmatullah better...More

Thank luthfiyah2015
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I used to live in Surabaya and Ampel, Surabaya's very own Arab quarter, is the place where I go to have delicious grandma style lamb dish!! First, come after the sunsets. This place is HOT. it'a souk. wear something light but respectful to the locals....More

1  Thank Teak101
Reviewed 4 March 2017

In many places for destination, Ampel is religious one which have attractive objects. From the cemetery of Sunan Ampel, Old mosque of Ampel, Arabic Kampong, Arabic food surrounding Heritage of Ampel and its life style that still show a traditional character. Ampel Heritage like oase...More

Thank Ardy N
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The best place to shopping because all the things are cheap and affordable. I like to shopping at this place.

Thank herlinahermi
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is an old mosque in the Arab quarter of town. It is hidden a bit.. Not visible from the main road. Enroute to the mosque you will go through a bazaar or souk selling dates, prayer accessories, food and drinks..a bit crowded at times....More

Thank Jamal A
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We planned some time during our visit to come to the Ampel mosque and the surrounding area, which we regretted. The mosque itself is not impressive or beautiful to see at all, so for a tourist not really worthwhile visiting. In the area around the...More

1  Thank Asambasamba t
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