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Explore the Religious and Pilgrimage Tourism Attraction in North Jakarta

Hello Fellow Travelers! 
North Jakarta is definetely an area that you shouldn't miss to visit.
Religious tourism and pilgrimage can be an option that will fulfill the spiritual needs of you fellow travelers. Here Jakarta Tourism recommends some interesting destinations that you can visit.

1. Al Mukarromah Mosque or Kampung Bandan Mosque
Al Mukarroham Mosque or also known as Kampung Bandan Mosque was built in 1789 by Sayid Abdul Rachman bin Alwi al-Syatiri. In Arabic, the name of this mosque means noble or glorified. This mosque was then continued by his son Sayid Alwi bin Abdul Rachman bin Alwi al-Syatiri in 1913 and was completed in 1917. The two founders of this mosque were also buried in the main room of the mosque.

In 1972, this mosque was become a cultural heritage. The building has undergone several renovations by the government. All building components were replaced and a new mosque was built with the same shape. 

In the area of ‚Äč‚Äčthis mosque, there is an old well with clear fresh water. The taste of the water is like zamzam. Now the management of the mosque and grave complex is carried out by the Maqam Kramat Kampung Bandan Foundation, which currently also manages the Al-Mukarromah Islamic Kindergarten and the Orphan and Dhuafa Al-Hasanah Islamic Boarding Schools.

How to reach Al Mukarromah Mosque or Kampung Bandan Mosque
Al Mukarromah Mosque or Kampung Bandan Mosque is located on Jalan Lodan, Kampung Bandan, Pademangan, North Jakarta. You can take the TransJakarta from the City Stop on the Blok M-Kota route (Corridor 1) and get off at Kota. Continue by using online transportation to the location (estimated fare of IDR 13,000-IDR 20,000).


2.  Tugu Church
Tugu Church was built in 1678 by Melchior Leydecker and is one of the oldest churches in Jakarta. This church was originally made of wood, but over time it was damaged and rotten so that in 1738, the church was repaired and was called the second Tugu Church. The bells built on the side of the church complement the appearance of this second church.

In 1740 the church building was destroyed by fire when there was a Chinese rebellion in Batavia. In 1747 the Tugu Church was rebuilt by Pastor Mohr and legalized on July 29, 1774 by the Governor General van Im Hoft.
 
The Tugu Church is still standing in its original form even though it has been renovated several times, in the form of a simple building which is white painted walls, with brown windows and doors.

How to get there: 
Tugu Church is located on Jalan Raya Tugu Semper Barat No. 20, Cilincing, North Jakarta. You can use the TransJakarta from Jatinegara Station Bus Stop on the PGC 2-Tanjung Priok route (Corridor 10) and get off right at the Plumpang Pertamina Bus Stop. Continue by using online transportation to the location (estimated fare of IDR 20,000-IDR 35,000.00).

3. Portuguese Graveyard in Kampung Tugu
The Portuguese graveyard which is located in front of Tugu Church is a pilgrimage tourist destination that is often visited by Portuguese descendants before Christmas. The people who are allowed to be buried at the Tugu Church are people of Portuguese ancestry. 


The history behind the arrival of the Portuguese to Kampung Tugu began in 1641, when Malacca, which at that time became the trading center of the Portuguese nation, began to be controlled by Dutch troops. At that time, the Dutch troops finally took control of Malacca and captured the Portuguese. However, after that the Portuguese were released again by the Dutch until they finally got the title Mardijkers. In 1661, the Portuguese were then moved to an area which is now known as Kampung Tugu.

How to Reach the Portuguese Graveyard in Kampung Tugu:
The Portuguese graveyard in Kampung Tugu is located on Jalan Raya Tugu Semper Barat No. 20, Cilincing, North Jakarta. You can use the TransJakarta from Jatinegara Station Bus Stop on the PGC 2-Tanjung Priok route (Corridor 10) and get off right at the Plumpang Pertamina Bus Stop. Continue by using online transportation to the location (estimated fare of IDR 20,000-IDR 35,000.00).


4. The Grave of Mbah Priok
Habib Hasan Al Haddadatau or usually called  Mbah Priuk is a big Islamic religious figure from Jakarta. On 1756, when he was 29 years old, he died bcause of an accident in the sea. It is said that Mbah Priuk's body was accompanied by hundreds of dolphins to the coast of Tanjung Priuk and was finally buried in Pondok Dayung.
The grave of Mbah Priok is known as one of the sacred grave. That is because by the community, Mbah Priok is considered a "wali" or "aulia" who has a close relationship with God.

In the grave area, there is a room or hall which is used for the people to pray together, there is also a pool whose water is believed to bring blessings. To come to Mbah Priok Tomb, visitors are required to wear polite clothes, namely long pants / skirts and long sleeves and a veil for women.
There is a large parking area around Mbah Priok's grave . This is because until now, Mbah Priuk's grave has always been visited by groups of pilgrims from all over the Indonesia who usually use buses and large cars.

How to get there:
To visit the grave of Mbah Priok, you can directly come to the address Jl. Jampea No.6, RW.1, Koja, Tj. Priok, North Jakarta.
For those who want to use public transportation, you can use the Jakarta Tour Bus (double-decker bus) heading for Juanda - Mbah Priok Tomb (corridor BW6). This bus departs right in front of the Istiqlal Mosque gate.