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Explore Religious and Pilgrimage Tourism in South Jakarta

Hai Traveler!
Traveling to South Jakarta is incomplete if you don't visit religious and pilgrimages tourism. South Jakarta has one of the unique and interesting destinations, one of them is the Boat Mosque or Perahu Mosque in Indonesian. Have you ever visited? Apart from being a place of worship, this destination is also interesting for documentation. Here are Jakarta Tourism recommends several religious and pilgrimage tourism destinations that you must to visit!

1. Al-Munada Darussalam Baiturrahman Mosque or Boat Mosque (Perahu Mosquu in Indonesian Language)
Al-Munada Darussalam Baiturahman Mosque or Perahu Mosque (Boat Mosque in English) is a mosque that is inspired by the story of the Prophet Noah who built an ark or a large ship to save his people, the mosque which was named Al-Munada Darussalam Baiturrahman Grand Mosque was built since 1962 by KH Abdurrahman Massud and is located on Jl. Casablanca, RT.3 / RW.5, Menteng Dalam, Kec. Tebet, South Jakarta.
 
In addition to the uniqueness of the ship-shaped building, inside this mosque there is also a room containing an Al-Quran with a wooden cover measuring 2 x 1 meter with a thickness of 30 centimeters surrounded by 16 jade stones. The place of the imam in this mosque is also unique because it is decorated with calligraphy carvings from teak wood and on top of the mosque building there is 99 gold according to Asmaul Husna (99 Names of Allah) which weighs 3 kilograms in total.

How to get there
Al-Munada Darussalam Baiturahman Mosque or Perahu Mosque (Boat Mosque in English) located on Menteng Pulo Raya Street, Menteng Dalam, South Jakarta. You can take the TransJakarta Bus to go there.

(Tariff: 5 am to 7 am 2.000 IDR and 7 am to 12 am 3.500 IDR)
Take the TransJakarta From Terminal Kampung Melayu Bus Stop with route Kampung Melayu - Stasiun Tanah Abang via Cikini (corridor 5M) and stop at Jalan Penataran. Continue by using online transportation (Estimated Tariff 13.000 IDR - 25.000 IDR).

 TransJakarta Bus operational time: eveyday, 24 hours.
  
2. Masjid Agung Al-Azhar

Al-Azhar Mosque was the largest mosque in Jakarta before Istiqlal Mosque was completed in 1978. This mosque was built in 1953 and was named Al-Azhar by the high priest of Al-Azhar in Cairo, Egypt who visited in 1960. This mosque is now a central complex of educational institutions including Islamic boarding schools, universities and other Islamic educational institutions.
This mosque is located on Jalan Sisingamangaraja, Selong, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta

How to get there
Agung Al-Azhar Mosque located on Singsingamangaraja Street, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta. You can take the TransJakarta Bus to location.

(Tariff: 5 am to 7 am 2.000 IDR and 7 am to 12 am 3.500 IDR)
Take the TransJakarta Bus from Kota with route Kota - Blok M (corridor 1) dan stop at Masjid Agung. Continue by walked away to location,

TransJakarta Bus operational time: eveyday, 24 hours.
 
3. Makam Habib Kuncung
Habib Kuncung has a real name Habib Ahmad bin Alwi bin Hasan bin Abdullah Al-Haddad Qurfha and he was born in Qurfha, Hadramaut, Tarim, Yaman on Syaban 26th, 1254 H at the same time on November 14 1838. Habib Kuncung studied from hisown father Al Habib Alwi Al Haddad,  Al Habib Ali Bin Husein Al Haddad, Al Habib Abdurrahman Bin Abdullah Al Habsyi, and studied from Habib Keramat Empang Bogor, Al Habib Abdullah Bin Mukhsin Al Attas. 

Since childhood, Habib Kuncung has been trading as a prophet. Trade made him know Southeast Asia region, even he succeed in Singapura. Habib Ahmad often appeared in the Ulama (Moslem Religious Teacher in English) Council of the Habaib circles in Jakarta, which was centered in the residence of Habib Ali Al-Habsyi Kwitang. However, Habib Kuncung is better known by the people of Bogor, because he spent a lot of time there. His closeness to the people of Bogor can be seen from the nickname "Kuncung" which is then attached to him. Habib Ahmad is also nicknamed "Habib Kuncung" because he often wears the skullcap given to him by Bugis aristocrats in the shape of a cone or kuncung (tapers upwards). The Bugis kingdom gave a special skullcap because Habib Ahmad had a large karomah among the Bugis aristocrats of the time.

Habib Kuncung, when studying and trading always moved places. The Netherlands, Malaysia, Singapore, Batavia and Makassar were some of the places he explored. Habib Kuncung finally met and married his wife in Makassar. They had one son who died before giving offspring, so the line was broken.

Habib Kuncung's Grave located next to a mosque in the Kalibata area. Habib Kuncung died at the age of 93 years, on the 29th of Sha'ban 1345 H (1922 AD). His grave is between of the Habib Al Haddad family's grave, which is now completely covered with buildings to provide comfort for visitor.

How to get there
Habib Kuncung's Grave located on Rawajati Timur II Street No.69, Pancoran, Jakarta Selatan. You can take the TransJakarta Bus to go there.

(Tariff: 5 am to 7 am 2.000 IDR and 7 am to 12 am 3.500 IDR)
Take the TransJakarta Bus from Harmoni Bus Stop with route Harmoni - PGC (corridor 5C) and stop at Cawang Otista Bus Stop. Continue by using online transportation to location (Estimated tariff 13.000 IDR - 25.000 IDR)

TransJakarta Bus operational time: eveyday, 24 hours.