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Al-Akbar Giant Qur’an Wood Carving

Al-Qur’an named Al-Akbar is touted as the largest wood-carving and the first in the world in the form of 30 juz Al-Qur’an. This giant Al-Qur’an made from Tembesu wood, carved with special Palembang wood-carving style.

This Al-Qur’an with unique carvings, consisting of 2 meters height of wood-sheets with about 1.5 meters width. It has brown wood base color with an arab arising yellow. Each sheet is carved with flower motif on the edge. The color is also yellow. The manufacturing process itself takes a relatively long time, about seven years.

For those who want to see, Al-Akbar can be seen every day at third floor from 09.00-17.00 at Masjid Agung Palembang.

Alquran Wood Carving
Alquran Wood Carving
Alquran Wood Carving
Alquran Wood Carving