Sultan Ternate Mosque

Sultan Ternate Mosque



Ternate Sultan Mosque is located at visit Sultan Khairun region, village of Soa Sio, District of North Ternate, Ternate, North Maluku Province, Indonesia. In contrast to the mosque in general, the Mosque of Sultan Ternate called Sigi Lamo also known for unique because it has customary rules are strict, such as wearing gloves or a mandatory ban on wearing long pants for the congregation, the obligation to wear a head covering (cap), and the prohibition for women to worship in this mosque.
Various rules are said to have originated from the wisdom of the ancestors (called Doro Bololo, Theorem Tifa, and the argument Moro), which is still adhered to by the people of Ternate, particularly in environments kedaton.

According to Imam Mosque Sultan of Ternate, who holds Jou Kalem or Kadhi, these prohibitions have a strong basic rules. Since the first, the mosque has become one of the places that are considered sacred and must be respected by the people of Ternate. Prohibition womenfolk to worship at the mosque is based on the reasons for maintaining the sanctity of mosques, places of worship that is so protected from accidental woman who had suddenly come month (menstruation). In addition, the presence of women suspected to also be split absorption in the running of worship in this mosque.

While the ban for the pilgrims who wear gloves or clothing are based on reasons like that is Sufism. According to their beliefs, male foot position when praying by wearing trousers showed the letter Alif Lam significant inverse two sentences creed. It is a symbol that the person has been admitted to the Oneness of Allah and Muhammad as his messenger, so that body and soul are ready to practice their religion prayer. Therefore, every man who will carry out compulsory religious service wore trousers.
To curb these customary rules, each came time to pray, Balakusu (mosque guards) will be watching every person who wanted to enter the mosque. If there are pilgrims who wear gloves, it will be reprimanded and ordered to replace with a pair of pants. If not, then pilgrims are advised to pray elsewhere. Not only must wear pants, the pilgrims also required to wear a head covering or skullcap. This is for the pilgrims are not disturbed by the strands of hair when he was performing prayers. Various rules apply indiscriminately, so that must be obeyed by the whole society, including the sultan and his relatives.

In addition to these unique rules, various religious rituals were held by the sultanate also add to the attraction for this mosque. One tradition that every year was held at Masjid Sultan of Ternate is the Night Qunut who falls every night of the 16th month of Ramadan. In this tradition, the sultan and his relatives aided by Bobato Hereafter (imperial religious council) held a special ritual that is Kolano Uci Sabea, which means falling Sultan to the mosque to pray and pray. The strict regulation of worship in the Mosque of Sultan Ternate make prospective tourists might nevertheless enjoy the absorption of worship in this mosque. However, the takmir mosque itself has facilitated the pilgrims who do not carry fez cap by providing tens of different sizes to be lent to the pilgrims.

If you have a long enough time to enjoy the charm of historical, cultural, and natural Ternate not have to worry about supporting facilities in the city. Because, in the city of Ternate has completed a variety of lodging, restaurants, shopping centers, and telecommunication facilities such as stalls Telkom and others.

Ternate is the capital city while the North Maluku province. In this city, tourists can travel air travel from Ambon, Manado, Makassar, and from Sorong Airport Babullah Sultan of Ternate. In addition to the air path, visitors can also take advantage of cruise ships docked at Port Pelni A. Yani Ternate. In addition to port A. Yani, there were two other ports in the city of Ternate who serve Ferry landing ship, the Port and Harbour Ferry Bastiong. From the airport or seaport, tourists can take advantage of public transportation or taxi to visit the region Mosque Sultan of Ternate.

Moluccas Ambon Old State Mosque Wapauwe Kaitetu

Moluccas Ambon Old State Mosque Wapauwe Kaitetu 


To reach the Old State Mosque Wapauwe Kaitetu which are, from the central city of Ambon we can use ground transportation with a travel time of one hour. Departing from Ambon city eastwards towards Passo Affairs. At the intersection of three Passo veering to the left across the bridge, heading north and through the mountains turn green with the road and uphill. Along the way we can enjoy natural mountain scenery, with the side roads that sometimes shows the chasm, cliffs, or the expanse of green plants cloves and nutmeg soothing eye. Before reaching Kaitetu, we must first meet Hitu Affairs, which is located about 22 kilometers from Ambon. A link that is down, take us into Hitu. On the road we were treated to a panorama of North coast of Ambon island with a beautiful stretch of palm trees and mangroves. From there, we can clearly see Seram Strait by sea is calm. Arriving at the intersection of four Hitu, we must turn the vehicle to the left, or toward the west along the northern coast of Peninsula Hitu. Only when we travel 12 kilometers journey from there, we’ll find Affairs Kaitetu. Sago Construction midrib Wapauwe mosque is still preserved in its original architecture was, standing on a plot of land by local residents named theory the Samaiha. It lies between residential Kaitetu in a very simple form. Gaba gaba-walled construction (the dry sago midrib) and the sago palm leaf roof, is still functioning well as a place to air the Friday prayer and praying five times, despite existing new mosque in the village. The main building Mosque Wapauwe measures just 10 x 10 meters, while the additional buildings which are sized porch 6.35 x 4.75 meters. Typologi four square-shaped building. The original building at the time of its establishment does not have a porch. Although small and simple, this mosque has some uniqueness that is rarely held another mosque, the construction of the main building was designed without using nails or wooden pegs on each timber connection. It has also been valuable history of the mosque that is saved the best manuscripts of the Koran is said to include Indonesia’s oldest. The oldest is the Imam Muhammad Arikulapessy manuscripts that have finished writing (hand) in 1550 and without illumination (side decoration). While the other manuscripts are manuscripts written Nur Cahya who finished in the year 1590, and also without the illumination and handwritten paper on European products. Imam Muhammad Mosque Arikulapessy is the first priest Wapauwe. While Nur Cahya is the grandson of Imam Muhammad Arikulapessy. Manuscripts results of these two men ever exhibited at the Festival Istiqlal in Jakarta, in 1991 and 1995. Besides the Koran, the work of Nur Cahya others are: The Book Barzanzi or poems of praise to the Prophet Muhammad, a collection of manuscript sermons like the Sermon Manuscript First Friday of Ramadan in 1661 AD, Islamic Calendar in 1407 AD, a falaqiah (heritage) and other Islamic manuscripts that have been hundreds of years old. All are relics of earlier history, is now a heritage that is still stored Marga Hatuwe well at home heirloom Hatuwe treated by Abdul Rachim Hatuwe, descendants of Imam Muhammad Arikulapessy XII. The distance between the house heritage with a Mosque Wapauwe Hatuwe only 50 yards.

Museum Keraton / Sultan’s Palace (Istana Kesultan)

Museum Keraton / Sultan’s Palace (Istana Kesultan)

Kota Ternate, Pulau Ternate, Maluku 

Keraton / Sultan’s Palace (Istana Kesultan) Address: Kota Ternate, Pulau Ternate, Maluku, Indonesia, ID Tel: +62 0921 21166 This grand Sultan’s Palace is still very much a family residence and dates back to the end of the 18th century, although its appearance is now more colonial in style, following renovation and restoration work over the years. A popular museum section is an integral part of the Istana Kesultan and contains an unusual array of military memorabilia, such as Dutch and Portuguese helmets and swords, shields and armour. There are also some important artefacts relating to past sultan reigns, along with information about the Ternatean royal family’s genealogy. If you do come to this palace, be sure to check out the great views towards the Halmahera island, which are best enjoyed from the veranda. Open: daily – 06:00 to 18:00 Admission: donations suggested

Museum Rumah Budaya

Museum Rumah Budaya

Bandaneira, Pulau Neira, Maluku 

Rumah Budaya Address: Jalan Gereja Tua, Bandaneira, Pulau Neira, Maluku, Indonesia, ID The Rumah Budaya serves as the main museum in Bandaneira, within the Banda Islands of Maluku, and is known for its brightly coloured paintings and innumerable miniature calendars. Also here are some old maps and historical photographs, which are well captioned in English. Open: by arrangement Admission: charge

Museum Sonyine Malige Sultan’s Memorial

Museum Sonyine Malige Sultan’s Memorial

Pulau Tidore, Maluku 

Sonyine Malige Sultan’s Memorial Museum Address: Soasio, Pulau Tidore, Maluku, Indonesia, ID Close to both the white-washed bastions of the Royal Citadel (Istana Sultan) and the 17th-century Spanish fortress known as the Benteng Tohula, the Sonyine Malige Sultan’s Memorial Museum boasts a number of valuable sultan treasures, which include a sedan chair, some large spittoons, and a royal crown (mahkota), which is decorated with cassowary feathers and believed by many to hold magical properties. Open: by arrangement Admission: charge

The museum is located in the City Soasio, Tidore Island, Tidore City, North Maluku Province, Indonesia. The museum is open daily between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 14:00 CDT. Tidore is the spice island famous in the world, ie, cloves and nutmeg. In the period around the 16th century AD, along with four other kingdoms in the region of North Maluku, the Ternate, Bacan, and Jailolo, Tidore a trading center serving the traders of Portuguese, Spanish, English, as well as from Arab and other Asian regions.
Malige Sonyine Museum is the only museum exhibiting historical relics of the Sultanate of Tidore. The museum is built on an area of 800 square meters, with building area about 300 square meters. The main part of this building was used as a permanent exhibition space museum collections, while the other part to the maintenance room and toilet.

Inside this museum, visitors can see relics of the Sultanate of Ternate, such as the imperial throne, the sultan spittoon spittoon (spittoon), traditional clothing empire, the imperial seal, tools of war, Tidore typical craft, pottery equipment, custom house, blacksmith equipment , and hunting equipment. One of the Museum’s collection is quite phenomenal Sonyine Malige is the imperial crown made of gold that clung to the hair. It is said that long hair is always growing, so that on certain days to do the ritual cutting of hair. Another collection of ancient handwritten Quran, which is one of the oldest quran in Tidore.

Visiting the Island Tidore, besides drawing on historical knowledge Sonyine Malige Museum, visitors can also enjoy various other attractions that are not less interesting. For example, held a climb on the highest mountain in North Maluku region, namely Mount Kiematubu, can also visit the beautiful tourist village, Village and Village Gurubunga Topo, and then see Tidore Fort heritage, and enjoy the beauty of small island opposite the Tidore, namely Maitara Island. The travelers who stop to the island Tidore can utilize several hotels and inns on the island to stay. Lodging-inns are generally located at visit Sultan Hasanuddin Tidore. Various specialties Tidore can also be enjoyed in the food stall food stalls located on the main streets of this island.

To go Tidore Island, tourists who come from outside of North Maluku province to take advantage of a flight from Ambon, Manado, Makassar, and from Sorong Airport Babullah Sultan of Ternate. From this island, tourists and then crossed to the island through the Port Marine Tidore Bastiong. From Bastiong, tourists can use fast boats (speedboats) with a capacity of about 10 people, or can also use the ferry. The ferry usually sail twice daily to the island Tidore (Port Rum), while the fast sailing ship in accordance with passenger demand.

Museum Sangar Budaya Seram

Museum Sangar Budaya Seram

Sangar Budaya Seram Museum Address: Soahuku, Masohi, Pulau Seram, Maluku, Indonesia, ID Although the Sangar Budaya Seram Museum may well be a little on the small side, it does contain plenty of interesting exhibits to savour and enjoy. Situated on the island of Pulau Seram and directly across from Amahai’s Ebenhaezer Church, the museum offers intimate guided tours and the chance to learn about traditional Nau-ulul ceremonies. Open: daily – 08:00 to 20:00, seasonal variations Admission: charge

Museum Siwa Lima Ambon

Museum Siwa Lima

Pulau Ambon, Maluku 

Siwa Lima Museum Address: Kota Ambon, Pulau Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, ID The Siwa Lima Museum is located on the island of Pulau Ambon, where it stands in the capital of Kota Ambon. This is a true cultural attraction and houses an extensive collection of both colonial and regional artefacts, collected and excavated from throughout the Maluku Islands. The Siwa Lima Museum is made up of two separate buildings and surrounded by some gorgeous tropical gardens. Nearby are awesome views across Ambon bay, as well as a charming Hindu Temple. Open: Monday to Friday – 08:00 to 16:00 Admission: charge

Siwalima Museum is located 3 km southeast of Ambon city. Siwalima Museum was founded in 1973, is located in Taman Makmur hill. There are two museum buildings, the Museum Siwalima I which is a maritime museum, and Museum Siwalima II which is a museum of ethnography. In the museum Siwalima I stored a variety of marine wealth Moluccas. There are also three whale skeleton that washed up on shore Moluccas, one of which has a length of 23 meters. At the Museum Saved Siwalima II objects and the history of the Moluccas, including various types of traditional houses, traditional costumes and traditional clothes, weapons, musical instruments, ancient money, the jars and porcelain plates relic of Japan, there are also artificial caves that depict life Maluku traditional tribal antiquity. Museum Siwalima I store a variety of marine resources is extremely valuable Moluccas. Museum Siwalima II storing various cultural objects and information about ways of life, beliefs, and customs of the people of Maluku. The objects stored in both the museum is well maintained, and there are officers who can explain the entire contents of the museum in detail. If there is a special request, visitors can enjoy a dish of local music, dance performances, and demo manufacture of woven fabrics. Visitors are also allowed to take pictures inside the museum. To reach this place, visitors can take a minibus or minivan Amahusu Makmur Garden, and get off at Makmur Garden or Stone Capeo.