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The First Floating Masjid in Indonesia

Written By Ella on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | 11:23 AM

If Jeddah proud of the Ar-Rahma Masjid which is the famous floating masjid in the world, Indonesia should also pride because also having the foating masjid. Yes, the first floating masjid in Indonesia is located in Makassar, precisely in northeast Losari beach, Makassar, South Sulawesi.

Inaugurated in 2012 and by HM Jusuf Kalla the vice president of Indonesia, the masjid  is always crowded with pilgrims. Moreover location is near to  Losari beach makes this mosque is always filled with charming scenery. So no wonder if many visitors take the best capture in this mosque.

The mosque is relatively small. The total is only able to accommodate 400 worshipers. In addition to its original name, the mosque is also commonly called the Masjid Al Makazzary 99. 99 symbolizes the Beautiful Names, while Al Makazzary symbolizes one of the great imam Shaykh Yusuf Haram.

Masjid area cover  ​​1,683 m2 with three-floors, stands firmly on the beach  strut 164 piles. The first Floor of the mosque used for male pilgrims, second floor for women, and a third floor for pilgrims who want to pray themselves with the more intense atmosphere.

Afternoon is a time that is widely used to visit this place. Panoramic views of the sunset into a place to be used as background images.

Perhaps you would like to wait for maghrib pray while watching the sunset in this mosque?
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