Helloindonesia.id – This mosque stands firmly in Pontianak City Center. This mosque is also a landmark of the city nicknamed the Equatorial City. This is the Mujahiddin Mosque, which was inaugurated in January 2015 by the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, in the renovation of its construction.
Masjid Raya Mujahidin is the largest mosque in West Kalimantan Province. The initial construction of this mosque has a long and winding history. But after a long time. The construction of the mosque was finally completed and inaugurated by the then President of Indonesia Soeharto in 1978.
Entering the inside of the mosque, we will be presented with typical architecture of West Kalimantan. One of which is the number of pillars supporting the mosque. The mosque which is able to accommodate around 9 thousand worshipers has a two-story building with a building area of about 60 meters X 60 meters on an area of about 4 hectares.
Masjid Raya Mujahiddin is located in the center of Pontianak City and is the center of da’wah in the city nicknamed the Equatorial City. The pride mosque of Pontianak residents is visited by taraweh prayers, Eid prayers and Friday prayers. In addition, this mosque is also often used as a center for Islamic studies by Muslims in Pontianak.