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25-11-2014, 12:39
Cheng Hoo Mosque


Masjid Cheng Ho is an ancient Masjid that has built by Hajj Muhammad Cheng Ho, a Chinese Muslim from Tiongkok. This fact tell us that Islam grow in indonesia because of Chinese Muslim trader who came here to trade and promote Islam to Indonesian people. Yes, Islam grow in here because of China and India trader who introduce at first. Unlike Malaysia that Islam distributed by Arab trader directly, in Indonesia Islam came through second or third hand. Then The Nine Preacher (known Wali Songo) continue estaphet stick to promote Islam to all over Island, small city, village, and so forth.


Hajj Muhammad Cheng Ho not only visit Java Island and build a Masjid at Surabaya City, but He also visit Sumatera Island, the second biggest island after Kalimantan, and built a Masjid there. This Masjid named Masjid Cheng Ho too, to appreciate him for introducing Islam there. It located at Palembang City, South Sumatra. Like his brother in Surabaya, Masjid Cheng Ho Palembang build in Tiongkok style architecture somewhat like combination between Klenteng (Kong Hu Chu temple) style and Islam.


02-12-2014, 10:16
Other attractions that can be enjoyed in Palembang is Cheng Hoo Mosque. A stylish shades Mosque Chinese ornaments. Cheng Ho Mosque Location Jakabaring Palembang in South Sumatra. A place of worship and is free of charge but must still maintain the tranquility of Muslims who worship. Cheng Hoo Mosque Palembang could be a cheap travel option in Palembang.