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Address: Jalan Raya Demak, Indonesia
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Masjid Agung Demak (or Demak Great Mosque) is one of the oldest mosques in...

Masjid Agung Demak (or Demak Great Mosque) is one of the oldest mosques in Indonesia, located in the center town of Demak, Central Java Indonesia. The mosque is believed to be built by Sunan Kalijaga, one of the Wali Songo (nine Muslim saints) during the first Demak Sultanate ruler, Raden Patah during the 15th century.

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One of the oldest mosques in Indonesia with Old Java architecture

Masjid Agung Demak (Demak Great Mosque) is not the biggest nor luxurious mosque in Indonesia, but it's one of the oldest mosques in Indonesia, located in the center town of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 January 2016
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Jakarta, Indonesia

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Masjid Agung Demak (Demak Great Mosque) is not the biggest nor luxurious mosque in Indonesia, but it's one of the oldest mosques in Indonesia, located in the center town of Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Built in 15th Century, it's believed to be built by Sunan Kalijaga, one of the Wali Songo (nine Muslim saints in Java) during the first Demak... More 

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Sorong, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Great mosque in demak. Atmospher religious moeslm so high. Their doing sholat, pray and tadarus (Al-quran). Along time ago these was built from wood, of cource timber is itself scare today in central java. Middle in mosque stands four pillars are still made of wood, still wood but been replaced over the centuries. Historically ordered by King of Majapahit, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

Most mosque building is still authentic from the age of majapahit kingdom, such as veranda and some tiles.This mosque provides no doom but Javanese type roof. In this complex there are some graves of early Demak kingdom sultan and their families. A museum is also available tho be visited.

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Chengdu, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2011

The description of this mosque on tripadvisor gives you all the background you probably need. In short, at around five-hundred and fifty years old, this timber mosque is the oldest in Java and probably served as a prototype for dozens of other early mosques in Java and Sumatra. Unlike the mosques of the Middle East, where timber was scarce, it... More 

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