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Masjid Agung Palembang

Masjid Agung Palembang (Palembang Central Mosque) is the religious activities center of Moslem community in Palembang. Also this mosque is one of historical artifacts from Palembang Sultanate which built on year 1748 by Sultan Susuhunan Abdurrohman.

At first, this mosque had size 30×36 m square. There are four side which serves as its entrance except the west side for mihrab. Its roof using three stages with flower-shape pod on its edge.

Its architecture is combination between western and eastern. Its middle roof architecture similar to chinnese pagodas, its veranda (front terrace) like the classical Greek-Dorik architecture with calligraphy decoration.

After several times renovation, the mosque is able to accommodate 9.000 visitors with size 42×54 meters and maximum 15.000 visitors with its yards added.

Masjid Agung
Masjid Agung
Masjid Agung
Masjid Agung