Sunday, June 19, 2011

Sultan Mosque Suriansyah

Masjid Sultan Mosque Suriansyah or Kuin is a historic mosque which is the oldest mosque in South Kalimantan. The mosque was built in the reign of Sultan Suriansyah (1526-1550), king of Banjar first who embraced Islam. Kuin Mosque is one of the three oldest mosque in the city of Banjarmasin in the Mufti Jamaluddin (Mufti Banjarmasin). Mosque the other is the Great Mosque (Jami Mosque) and Masjid Basirih. The mosque is located in the Village of North Kuin, Banjarmasin Utara, Banjarmasin. The area is known as the Old Banjar Banjar Sultanate's capital is the site of the first. The mosque is located adjacent to the tomb complex of Sultan Suriansyah and beyond that there is a river kuin. Architectural forms and roofed with overlapping construction stage, is a traditional-style mosques Banjar. Traditional-style mosques in the mihrab Banjar has its own separate roof with the main building. The mosque was founded on the banks of the river Kuin.

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