Masjid Raya Bandung
province of West Java , formerly known as the Great Mosque of Bandung is a mosque located in Bandung , West Java. Status of this mosque is a mosque for the province of West Java. This mosque was first built in 1810, and since the founding, the Great Mosque has undergone eight times reshuffle in the 19th century, then five times in the 20th century until it was renovated again in 2001 up until the inauguration of the Great Mosque of Bandung June 4, 2003 which was inaugurated by the Governor Jabar that time, HR Nuriana. The new mosque, which is patterned Arabic, replacing the old Great Mosque, which is patterned typical Sundanese .
Masjid Raya Bandung, as we see now, there are two twin towers on either side of the mosque as high as 81 feet are always open to the public every Saturday and Sunday. The roof of the mosque roof replaced joglo into a large dome on the roof of the middle and smaller left-right on the roof of the mosque and the mosque's walls are made of high quality natural stone. Now the total land area of the mosque is 23 448 m sq with a building area of 8,575 m sq and can accommodate about 13,000 worshipers. In addition, filming video clips Smart Ngaos by White Bau Bau.
Masjid Raya Bandung which we now see is the design 4 famous designer from Bandung each is Ir. H. Keulman, Ir. Arie H. Atmadibrata, Ir. And Prof. H. Numan Dr. Slamet Wirasonjaya. The design will initially retaining most of the old buildings of the Great Mosque of Bandung bridge circuit including a mosque with a square central crossing over the main road and the western square shaped wall fish scales on the front side of the mosque.
The interior of the mosque there are two parts, namely: Space in the front is quite extensive and the main prayer hall. Space In Front of the mosque was used as an event hall for recitals, weddings and of course for the rest of citizens who happened to stop there. This space is also used to pray for those who are reluctant to go to the main prayer hall is located in a separate room.
The interior of the building is designed with additional ornaments carved with emphasis on Islamic art Islamic culture tatar Sunda. Additionally Masjid Raya Bandung equipped with two basement floors are on top of it will be retained as open space for the public.