Cikakak village, Wangon sub-district, Banyumas.

Built in 1288 by Kyai Mustolih, Masjid Saka Tunggal Baitussalam is the oldest mosque in Indonesia. It’s one of Banyumas heritage sites as well. Saka Tunggal means single pillar. The single pillar in the middle of this mosque represents one God.

Entrance fee: IDR 5,000. If the the officer is in good mood, he may give you some peanuts to give to the monkeys.

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written in red: DO NOT FEED THE MONKEYS IN FRONT OF THE MOSQUE

main gate

main gate

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a lady sitting in front of the mosque, watching her laundry from the monkeys

the "saka tunggal"

the “saka tunggal”

1288 in Arabic carved on the pillar

1288 in Arabic carved on the pillar

my friends feeding the monkeys, in front of Kyai Mustolih's cemetery gate.

my friends feeding the monkeys, in front of Kyai Mustolih’s cemetery gate.

 

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