Department of Culture and Museum has proclaimed as a cultural heritage and existence continue to be preserved. The mosque is still maintained the authenticity of architecture, built by Chinese Muslims in 1786. That time or Tschoa Wa Chan Tsin is a Chinese Muslim leaders in Batavia who came with his wife Fatima Hwu, and initiated the construction of the mosque which is now located in Jalan Hayam Wuruk, Jakarta Kota.

Jemaah in the Kebun Jeruk Mosque is known as Tablighi Jamaat, they always listen to lectures regularly and fervently after every maghrib prayer. Jemaah consists of various professions, such as the leader of the boarding school, regent, street vendors, a young businessman, former gangsters, until any artist and the student there who became jamaah here. Gito rollies example, during life is often seen to follow the activities in this mosque.

The building style is Kebon Jeruk Mosque resemblance to mosques in Java. But a touch of architectural styles of china visible heritage objects, such as antique calendar and a tomb in the courtyard of the mosque with stylish china tombstone that read Hsienpi Men Tsu Mow, which means "this is the tomb of the family Chai China". This mosque became an evidence of cultural assimilation is maintained.

Important Information

Chinese Heritage
West Jakarta
Jalan Hayam Wuruk No. 85, Kel. Maphar, Kec.Tamansari

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