Masjid At-Tin is one of two magnificent mosques in the area of Ancol . Other mosques are Masjid Diponegoro . The mosque was built in April 1997 occupies a land area of 70,000 square meters with a capacity of about 9,000 people in the mosque and covered 1,850 people in the hall and plaza. Construction of Masjid At-Tin was completed in 1999 and opened in public on 26 November 1999 . Address detail There On Highway Taman Mini Door 1 Taman Mini Sub Pinang Ranti, Makasar, Jakarta 13560.
Name At-Tin is taken from one of the verses in the Quran which is the 27th revelation received by the Prophet Muhammad , or sura 95 in the order of writing the Quran. Name Surah At-Tin was meaning a fruit very sweet, tasty, and nutritious. The fruit is believed to have many benefits, both before and after cooked.
Besides inspired sura of the Qur'an, naming At-Tin was also an attempt to commemorate the services the wife of former President Suharto named Mrs. Tien or full Hj. Hartinah Suharto Siti Fatimah . Indeed, the establishment of Masjid At-Tin from the beginning of an attempt by the children and grandchildren of President Suharto in memory of their mother / grandmother. The establishment of the mosque was made possible with the help of Mrs. Tien Soeharto's Foundation is a foundation-owned subsidiary descendants of Mrs. Tien Soeharto. Therefore, the name of At-Tin course is intended as a manifestation of prayer and sincere love of children / grandchildren to their mother / grandmother.
Architecture Masjid At-Tin has its own uniqueness and distinctiveness, both in terms of the architecture, ornate, and designs inside and outside the office. The architect of this mosque is Fauzan Noe'man and Ahmad Noe'man . Fauzan Noe'man is the son of Ahmad Noe'man.
The architectural style of the mosque is trying to highlight the curve of the form of arrows on the wall in almost every nook and ornaments that decorate it. The indentation arrows clearly visible on the front of the mosque of the direction of the entrance. That way, tourists visiting this mosque will be able to see the indentations freely arrows shown, before entering the mosque.
At the front (east side) of the mosque, there is a large garden with mature trees around the circular plaza made of cream-colored marble. From the plaza toward the face of the mosque, there is a street located in the right and left of the plaza. The face of the mosque in detail featuring three grooves arrows middle part is dominated by gray. Motif shown in arrow-shaped indentation is quick like scattered flower, as it is decorated by a floral image in the middle. In addition to the three arrow-shaped grooves, there are also two grooves arrows again (smaller) on the right and left side walls of the mosque.
It also appears from the face of the mosque a main dome flanked by four smaller domes. In building small domes is also filled with arrow-shaped indentation higher and pointy.
Striking indentation, construction, and ornaments shaped arrows on each side of the mosque This illustrates that design mosques At-Tin designed se-minimal possible to expose the aesthetic elements interrupted by promoting geometric movement continues concatenated as depicted in each corner arrows are interconnected. The arrow shape has a meaning that mankind has never stopped being grateful God as depicted in the form of arrows from a start point to the end point.
Other particularities contained in this mosque is the main entrance of the mosque consists of two walls without doors. The entrance is also shaped like an arrow. After passing through the main entrance, visitors will be treated to the fountain which is on the edge can serve as a seat the visitors. Ceramic fountain with light green color is also shaped like an arrow. From the main entrance, visitors can easily towards the ground floor is used for the ballroom, where ablution (male / female), Manuscripts room, small meeting rooms, a library, audiovisual room, and an internet room. In addition to these closed spaces, the ground floor area of the mosque is surrounded by an open terrace where visitors can freely view towards the park.
The ground floor of the mosque is surrounded by stairs as the path toward the floor. Through the main entrance, visitors can use two main staircase and an escalator on the right side to the first floor. Alternatively, visitors can also use four other stairs located in the left-right corner of the mosque as well as a ladder on the back of the mosque.
The main hall for prayers on the first floor. In this space seem seven arrow-shaped indentation of the ceramic green color on the walls. The center functioned as the mihrab and minbar. On the right side and left the room associated with side patio space is limited by sealing the wood carving that at any moment can be dismantled and reassembled. Visitors who are in this room can see the dome of the framework. When visitors to observe the inside of the dome would seem thin steel plates at a certain height with base color green which is surrounded by stained glass green-red-yellow and blue. Thus, when the sun is shining, the incoming light will be reflected and form a wonderful color combinations.
In contrast to the mosques in general, the use of ornament calligraphy in the mosque is very minimal. Calligraphy ornament only visible on the upper wall of the main prayer hall (first floor) and along the wall on the curve of the arrows in the area of the mihrab and minbar. By using a light green color paint, looks writing verses of the Qur'an around the walls of the main prayer hall which can also be seen from the mezzanine.
In general, the At-Tin mosque surrounded by corridors with a roof shaped like an arrow. This corridor is a means for visitors to walk to the main building of the mosque. Furthermore, this corridor is also often used for prayer, when the assembly is no longer accommodated in the mosque. Perhaps, another purpose of the making of this corridor is also to avoid damage to the park due trampled by visitors. This garden is overgrown by various types of plants, such as palms, vines, and grasses. At first glance it looks like a park meadow terpetak-plots for given paths for pedestrians. In this grass area there are four fountain-shaped flowers that bloom at the walls can be used as a ablution faucets.
Masjid At-Tin has various facilities such as food stalls, recreation room / TV, internet room, library, official residence of the high priest, mess muezzin, house keeper, activity room, classrooms, and a parking area that can accommodate 100 motorcycles, 8 buses, and 350 cars. In addition to supporting facilities, the mosque is also often organize activities such as discussion theme of the sermon before Friday prayers, Sunday lecture and discussion cermah shaped Duha, recitation Tafsir al-Qur'an (Jalalain) every Sunday morning (8:00 to 11:00 pm), teaching staff, as religious seminars, tablig grand, and warning Islamic holidays.