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Holy Ampel Mosque
The existence of Ampel Surabaya Mosque as one of religious travel area in Indonesia have do not be argued again. According To Bible Pengging Teracah, after visited upon the King Brawijaya invitation -Mojopahit ruler- Sunan Ampel get the ampilan land to propagate Islam in Northside East Java. The journey of Sunan Ampel who had real name Raden Achmad Rahmatullah was followed by some people. Among others is Ki Wirosaroyo. Wirosaroyo had adiughter named Karimah (by later become Sunan Ampel's wife). According to Java tradition, dad sometimes called by his first child name. Then, Ki Wirosaroyo was often called Mr Karimah, or more popular by name Mbah Karimah.
In Surabaya, Sunan Ampel in advance built a praying building in Kembang Kuning. The building itself form of fairish small mosque about 12x12 metre and in a flash look like the cungkup. Its floor look like the siti inggil which is according to belief very snugly for the munajat to Allah. In its history, this building was totally renovated become the Mosque Rahmat. The Renovation intended to avoid the cult and worry to come near the sirik.
Afterwards, Sunan Ampel have time to also built other religious service place Kampong Penilih. Later, he also built mosque in Ampel Dento, that is mosque Ampel that existing until right now. If we stop by the mosque which is located in Jl Ampel Suci 45 or Jl Ampel Masjid 53, we still can see the tower as high as 30 metres near the southside entrance. There is also a dwell and small bedug ommission of The Sunan, and also 16 pillar as 17 metres height (complete with calligraphy engraving write down the Kursi Sentence) that antiers mosque of 800 square metres roof. We also can see the monarchic device decoration of Majapahit on the top door encircling mosque. It is possible that, it representing form of respect of Sunan Ampel to King Mojopahit who have the goodness to to give the ampilan land in Surabaya.