Kauman Great Mosque: History, Attraction, Location

For those of you who are planning to visit the Great Mosque of Kauman, here is more information!
5 Oct 2022 · By Ayurizka Purwadhania
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Yogyakarta is known for its various cultural and historical tourist destinations. On every corner of this city, you can find multiple historical buildings that are fun to visit. Of the many tours in this city, a mandatory place you can see is the Gedhe Kauman Mosque.

The Gedhe Kauman Mosque is located in the North Square area of the Yogyakarta Palace. Here is more information for those planning to visit the Great Mosque of Kauman!

Location

The History

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Kauman Great Mosque / @ikahilal

The Kauman Great Mosque was built by Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono I with Kyai Faqih Ibrahim Diponingrat and Kyai Wiryokusumo as architects. This mosque was built on Sunday Wage, May 29, 1773, and uses the Grand Mosque's architectural style, inheriting the Demak Mosque's type.

The characteristic of this mosque is the existence of four main pillars, known as saka guru, with a roof shaped like a teplok symbol. Tajug symbol Telok is a three-tiered roof. Currently, the Kauman Great Mosque is used for daily worship activities by the Kauman community.

Entrance Ticket and Opening Hours

For those who want to come to the Kauman Great Mosque, you don't need to worry because entering the mosque area is free. You only need to pay a parking fee of IDR 2,000 for motorbikes and IDR 5,000 for cars. Kauman Great Mosque is open daily for 24 hours. The best time to visit this mosque is 06.00-19.00. This is information about the Kauman Great Mosque, don't forget to include this place in your holiday plan while in Yogyakarta!

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