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Ampel Mosque

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Address: Jl Ampel Masjid no 53, Surabaya, Indonesia
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Peaceful place

It has pretty good night market with many street food sellers. Even if you aren't moslem, you will still enjoy this place.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
Firman J
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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 mosque, we only got lost in the small streets, where local inhabitants were really unfriendly... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It has pretty good night market with many street food sellers. Even if you aren't moslem, you will still enjoy this place.

Thank Firman J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is an interesting place to visit for its historical and religious significance. Unfortunately non-Muslims are not welcome to enter the mosque. The surrounding area towards the grave of Sunan Ampel is worth-seeing - the pilgrims drinking the "holy" water. Most interesting to me is the Arab souk - or covered market. This reminds me so much of Morocco or... More 

1 Thank Graeme S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Every day 24 / 7 there are always people around.. Praying for the dead of one of the nine muslim figure in spreading Islam in ja va. Many small store selling various thing too, don't forget to ask the price. The mosque is good to, old style but so cool

Thank Lutfi M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

It's Sunan Ampel cemetary with mosque. After you pray or sholat here, you can buy some Arabian stuffs in the market before you go home. It's cheaper than other market.

Thank Retnanindya
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Wear comfortable and polite clothings, beware of your valuable stuff like wallet. Beside a pilgrimage place it offers unique shopping experience along the alleys, related to islamic books and accesories, arabic stuffs like shisha, cape, beads, souvenirs. The bad thing is the parking place. Crowded and confusing, makes sure u put double key and guarded by the security near there.

Thank Trisnaulan_Arisanti
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

If you are traveller who's looking a combination of cultural, religius moslem and cullinary of east past java, then a trip to Ampel Mosque area is a worthed trip since you will find an area that still keep the traditional value but still able to absorpt a modern value.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

i managed to do my asar n zohor prayer here.clean mosque and we have opportunity to visit few tombs there.But the road to the tombs are small and crowded because many people selling goods therei

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

The market running up to this mosque is fascinating - we had a fab guide who showed us around the mosque and encouraged us to take photos. Everyone we were introduced to was very welcoming and it was an interesting experience.

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Putrajaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Me & family were here few years ago and we did buy a lot of muslims' clothes but recently during my trip there the atmosphere was a bit different. There were not many as many shops as before and the less shoppers too

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