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A great mosque, but why they put a basketball court?

A really great mosque. Not big, small to be honest, but feel warm and very welcoming. Great history... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Bungo, Indonesia
It's a temple, it's a pagoda, it's a cheng hoo mosque

Built by Chinese community in Surabaya who has been sustained their community since ancient... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jl. Gading no. 2 | Sebelah Utara Balaikota Surabaya, Surabaya 60272, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really special a muslim mosque with Chinese design outlook. This mosque located in a small alley and within walking distance from our hotel. We followed the maps to come here but almost missed the place luckily the security guard of the mosque stopoed me and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This building looks like a temple or pagoda, but actually it's a masjid (mosque), Zheng Hoo ( 鄭和) Mosque. The building has a unique architectural design, which combines elements of local Palembang culture with Chinese and Arabic architecture. The mosque was built on 5,000 square...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Had an opportunity to do a quick visit to this holy place nestled in between some housing area and did a quick tour and also managed to see some mosque pictures around the world including the one we have in Selangor, Malaysia

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brajan
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

It was a small mosque and it was built at a community centre, between houses. I took a GrabBike and it was quite challenging to find this mosque as a housing area. Even GrabBiker didn’t know where it was until we asked around locals. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chekudin
Reviewed 17 September 2018

A really great mosque. Not big, small to be honest, but feel warm and very welcoming. Great history behind it. Spent some time to pray there. As a chinese moslem I feel home. BUT. There is a basketball/futsal court right in front of it, surrounded...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Built by Chinese community in Surabaya who has been sustained their community since ancient Majapahit era. Cheng Hoo mosque was designed with unique chinese architecture resembling Ming era mosque in mainland china (14th century). At first glimpse it didn't resemble any typical middle eastern mosque...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

A mosque built around Chinese architecture is a fine blend of two different cultures.. Admiral cheng ho from China was a Muslim by birth...sent to navigate around the world by the emperor of China to make diplomatic relationships with other countries and map out trade...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JulianF584
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

The mosque is hidden away in Surabaya. Interesting to see a mosque stylised after a traditional Chinese building, but not much apart from that. The exterior isn't very pleasant as there is a basketball court in front of it. Perhaps the interior is interesting, but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GawenBorneo
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We were free for the day and decided to visit since it was a famous admiral from ancient China. Just a few tablets telling you the history of man. Other than that nothing to look at. Ladies if you are wearing shorts, the security guard...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GLLK54
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Established & opened in 13 Oct 2002 by several Chinese Indonesian Moslem community in Surabaya. Located in jln. Gading in central city & nearby Hi-Tech mall. It occupies about 1,000m2 & could accomodate perhaps around the 1000 people. It has a unique Chinese architecture with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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