Masjid Sumur

Masjid Sumur

visiting the unique underground mosque near the water palace in Yogyakarta

Location: 

Patehan, Kraton, Yogyakarta City, Special Region of Yogyakarta 55133, Indonesia

Duration: 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Masjid Sumur or Sumur Gumuling: a unique underground mosque
  2. Architecture: a concentric hallway around four stairs in the center
  3. Taman Sari: visiting the mosque as part of the water palace complex
  4. Access: the mosque can only be accessed by the underwater tunnel
  5. Experience: nothing really special - except the unique architecture

Image sources

  1. Me in the heart of Masjid Sumur
  2. Hallway around Masjid Sumur
  3. Stairs up the Masjid Sumur
  4. Taking some pictures outside
  5. Walking out of the Mosque

You might also like

Istiqlal Mosque - observing Ramadan from the largest Mosque in all of South East Asia
observing Ramadan from the largest Mosque in all of South East Asia
Borobudur - exploring the largest Buddhist temple in the world based in Indonesia
exploring the largest Buddhist temple in the world based in Indonesia
Ramayana Ballet - watching an annoying version of the indian epic in a unique scenery
watching an annoying version of the indian epic in a unique scenery
Ngaben Cremation Ceremony - bumping into the Hindu funeral ritual that happens only every 5 years
bumping into the Hindu funeral ritual that happens only every 5 years
Medjugorje - pilgrimage by accident
pilgrimage by accident
Fort Portal - having a short stopover and milkshake in between many other highlights
having a short stopover and milkshake in between many other highlights
Marble Mountains - climbing one of the 5 limestone hills in between Hoi An and Da Nang
climbing one of the 5 limestone hills in between Hoi An and Da Nang
Embarking on my first guided group tour across Indonesia from Jakarta to Bali
Pecherska Lavra - monastery of the caves - used to be the Christians principality
monastery of the caves - used to be the Christians principality
Windhoek - slightly urban grove in a weirdly blend of relaxed African and German lifestyle
slightly urban grove in a weirdly blend of relaxed African and German lifestyle