Masjid Raya Al Mashun (the Great Mosque of Medan)
Masjid Raya Al Mashun (the Great Mosque of Medan)
Masjid Raya Al Mashun (the Great Mosque of Medan)
Masjid Raya Al Mashun (the Great Mosque of Medan)
Masjid Raya Al Mashun (the Great Mosque of Medan)

Masjid Raya Al Mashun (the Great Mosque of Medan)

Masjid Raya Al Mashun (the Great Mosque of Medan)
  • In front of Maimoon Palace, about 100 meters, stands the Great Mosque of Medan or Masjid Raya Al Mashun, a popular pilgrimage site in Medan.

  • Completed in 1909, this majestic Musjid has an octagonal shape and a unique architectural style combining Middle Eastern, Indian and Spanish elements.

  • The building is divided into the main hall, ablution, entry gates and towers with the entire ornamentation adorned with decorative flowers and plants.

  •  Visitors can see the porch and arched windows reminiscent of Islamic kingdoms in Spain in the Middle Ages, while the dome is following the Turkish model like the Grand Mosque of Banda Aceh.

  • The Musjid can accommodate up to 8,000 worshippers, and it has four minarets that rise 63 meters high.

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