4 Mosques to explore in South Kalimantan
It is located in Kalimantan, the Indonesian territory of Borneo. Banjarmasin city of South Kalimantan is known for its floating market. The floating market is a traditional market that is located on the Barito River and is open between 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 pm.
A beautiful mosque that was located in the heart of the South Kalimantan which was built in the Dutch colonial period. The main structure of Jami 'Martapura made of ironwood. Wood is used as a raw material for the walls and floor of the mosque. It is one of the great examples of Middle Eastern architecture.
Grand Mosque of Sabilal Muhtadin is the largest mosque in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia, in terms of capacity to accommodate people. The name chosen for this Banjarmasin Sultan Mosque is a tribute and appreciation to the late Grand Scholars, Sheikh Muhammad al-Banjary Arsyad, who had developed Islam in the kingdom of Banjar or South Kalimantan region now.
Sultan Suriansyah Mosque is the oldest mosque in South Kalimantan. Built about 300 years ago during the reign of Tuan Guru, the first Banjarese King to convert to Islam. The mosque is located in the village of Kuin Utara, in Banjarmasin. This location was near the site where the palace complex was before annihilated by the colonial Dutch. The roof is layered, showing Banjar's pre-Islamic architecture. Unique to old mosques of Banjar, the mihrab has its own roof, separated from the main building