Finding Mosques in Bali

By Amina Fukeerbucus | 15, Mar, 2018
Finding Mosques in Bali

Bali, the ideal holiday destination to rejuvenate your thoughts. A land where nature meets culture, with jaw-dropping views, spectacular waves and stunning sunsets. Enter into a very exotic and warm atmosphere that will leave you breathless. While Bali is renowned for its beauty and staggering beaches, visiting its mosques will plunge you into a spiritual realm that is otherworldly.

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1. Masjid Ibnu Batutah

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Located in Nusa Dua, the Masjid Ibnu Batutah shares ground with a Hindu temple as well as a Christian church.The Masjid comprises 2 levels: the first one is used for educational purposes and Qur'an recitations, while the second floor is dedicated for praying.

Location: Puja Mandala, Jalan Kuruksetra, Nusa Dua
Tel: +62 (0)361 771 010

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2. Masjid Agung Sudirman

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Masjid Agung Sudirman is situated in the city center of Denpasar. Known for being the largest Masjid in the island, the Agung Sudirman Masjid has gained popularity amongst the locals as well as tourists for its original architectural structure. Designed with an almost wall-less feature, the Masjid is highly appreciated by Muslims for its natural ventilation, making it an ideal place to pray the night prayer or organize Islamic events.

Location: Jalan Slamet Riyadi, Dauh Puri, Denpasar
Tel: +62 (0)361 264 595

 

3.Masjid Ar-Rahmat

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Found in Kuta, Masjid Ar-Rahmat is one of the most visited Masjids in Bali. It is very popular amongst Muslim tourists, which makes it a place where different nationalities and ethnicities meet. During the Friday prayers, the Masjid is filled with Muslims who come from different countries and nations.

Location: Jalan Raya Kuta No.75, Kuta
Tel: +62 (0)361 224 435

 

4. Masjid Nurul Huda Gelgel

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With its 17 meters tall minaret, it is impossible not to notice the Nurul Huda Gelgel Masjid. Built during the 13th century, this Masjid is the oldest Masjid found in Bali. It is located in the center of one of Bali's largest Muslim communities. The history of this Masjid dates back from the times of a Hindu King whose 40 soldiers converted to Islam while returning from a royal meeting.

Location: Jalan Waturenggong, Kampung Gelgel, Klungkung

 

5. Masjid Nurul Huda Tuban

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The Nurul Huda Tuban is another Masjid which is international in nature. Situated in the vicinity of the Ngurah Rai International Airport, the Nurul Huda Tuban Masjid welcomes Muslim travelers, tourists as well as staff of the airport.

Location: Jalan Ngurah Rai, Tuban

 

6. Masjid Besar Al Huda

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Located on the main road of Tabanan, Majid Al Huda can barely go unnoticed with its imposing green dome. With a capacity of up to 2,000 people, the Masjid is divided into 2 sections, where the first section is dedicated to praying and the second one, to Quranic studies. Due to its accessibility, the Masjid is visited daily by locals as well as Muslim tourists for prayers.

Location: Jalan Ahmad Yani, Kediri, Abian Tuwung, Tabanan
Tel: +62 (0)857 3700 2959

 

7. Masjid At-Taqwa

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Another edifice that Muslim tourists will notice easily, with its twin minarets facing the main road and imposing structure. Found in Denpasar near the Bali Police Head Quarters, Masjid At-Taqwa is daily visited by a number of worshipers, including members of the police force as well as the public.

Location: Komplek Polda Bali, Jalan WR Supratman, Denpasar

 

8. Masjid Raya Ukhuwwah

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Found near the Kumbasan Night Market, the Raya Ukhuwwah Masjid is principally occupied by shop owners. Located in the commercial part of Bali, the Masjid rents out spaces to the traders, whereby the money of the rented places is invested in the Masjid.

Location: Jalan Kalimantan No.19, Dauh Puri Kangin, Denpasar
Tel: +62 (0)361 248 868

 

9. Masjid Baitul Makmur

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Unlike the other Masajids who are imposing and easily found, the Baitul Makmur is found away from the main road. The Baitul Makmur Masjid is, however, a well-maintained building with the capacity of welcoming up to 700 worshipers daily. Quranic lectures are held on a weekly basis in Baitul Makmur Masjid, and foreign preachers are sometimes invited.

Location: Jalan Gunung Merbuk No.4, Tegal Kertha, West Denpasar, Denpasar

 

10. Masjid Agung Al-A'la

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Being the central place of worship of Gianyar , Masjid Agung Al-A'la is situated a few kilometers away from the Gianyar Night Market. It is known amongst the locals as "Gianyar Masjid. Tourists can stop by to pray if they are in the vicinity or just want to relax a bit.

Location: Jalan Kesatrian No.16, Gianyar

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