Patimburak Old Mosque was built during the
Portuguese colonial era i.e., in 1870 by Imam Abuhari Kilian. Despite
many renovations, this mosque is still standing strong and used as a
worship house for Moslems in Patimburak village.
It has unique
architecture as it is a combination of a church and mosque with the same
mosque is located in Kokas district, Fak-Fak, West Papua. To go to
Fak-Fak, flights and ships are available on certain days and their
schedules frequently change every month.
If you take a flight, it
is easier to go to Sorong. From there, you can take Wings Air, Merpati
Air, Tri M. G Airlines, or Express Air to Torea airport in Fak-Fak for
about 45 minutes.
For sea transportation, Ciremai (from Jakarta),
Nggapulu, and Tatamailau are available to take you to Fak-Fak. Most
flights and ships usually go to Fak-Fak via Sorong.
To go to
Patimburak Old Mosque, you can take an inter-city transportation from
Fak-Fak bus station to Kokas for about two hours. From there, you can
continue your journey by taking a rented longboat from Port Kokas for
about one hour.
can walk around the mosque and see the life of the Moslem community
here. This simple mosque covers an area of not more than 200 square
meters and is located in a village occupied by about 30 families.
This mosque has unique architecture as it is a
combination of a church and mosque. In addition, the life of the local
inhabitants and beautiful panorama are things you should not miss when
you arrive here.
If you like
to stay overnight, simple temporary shelters are available in Kokas.
There are several simple food stalls and shops
selling souvenirs here.
number of inter-city transportations from Fak-Fak to Kokas is very
limited. Since no village along the way, public transportation here
usually will leave only when all seats are occupied. Alternatively, you
can take a rented car for a faster journey to the site.
Quoted from : http://www.indonesia.travel/en/destination/121/patimburak-old-mosque
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