Home Buton Mosque Buton Mosque was first established in 1538 AD Not long ago, the mosque was burnt due to the civil war that occurred in the Sultanate of Buton in the struggle for power. Development of a new mosque began again in 1712 AD with a location not too far from its original place. History Mausoleum of Sultan rebuilding a milestone for peace in the civil war in the Sultanate of Buton. The story begins with one of the magical experience of scholars who lived in the Fort Palace Wolio named Sharif Muhammad. He heard a voice call to prayer from a place that is around the palace, then later he was looking for these magical voice. After a long search, he found the sound azan came from a hole located on a hill next to the palace. Since it was the day Friday, Muhammad Sharif calls on people to perform prayers in congregation at the venue. He makes use of these moments by inviting all parties who are fighting for peace. Then Sakiudin Dar Sultan Alam, Sultan of Buton, an initiative to rebuild the mosque that was burned in the location of the source of the sound azan found.
In 1930, at the Hamidi Sultan (sultan's 37th), the mosque was renovated for the first time. The original structure of the building will be retained and only replacing some wood frame, because it had rotted with age. While the roof which was originally using a thatched roof was replaced with zinc. Buton Mosque specialty lies in building architecture. This mosque was built with a rectangular-shaped roof, amounting to two-tier pyramid. Meanwhile, the mosque consists of three floors, follow the structure of the building houses on stilts which is the typical traditional house of the people of Southeast Sulawesi. There were 12 entrances to the mosque one of whom serves as the main door. At the front of the mosque, or rather the east of the mosque, there is an open porch. Meanwhile, in the mosque there is a mihrab and the pulpit are located side by side. Both are made of bricks at the top there are ornaments of carved wood vegetation patterns that are similar to Arabic carvings.
An antique lamps made of bronze three branches that hung right in the middle of the room mosque. At each branch chandelier, the available three places to the light bulb. That said, the lights with the model contained only three places in Indonesia, two more are in the State Palace in Jakarta and Yogyakarta Palace. Buton Mosque in Fort Palace is situated in Buton, Melai Village, District Betoambari, Kota Bau-Bau, Sulawesi Tenggara, Indonesia. The journey begins from Kendari to Bau-Bau using pioneering aircraft or ships. If using a plane takes about 1 hour, and if the ship takes about 4 hours. For tourists who come from out of town and want to stay no need to worry because in the city of Bau-Bau widely available a convenient hotel to stay. So is the problem of food and beverages. Along the streets of this city berjejeran many restaurants and restaurants serving a variety of menus, so that the tourists can choose a suitable place to dine ria tastes.
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