Luar Batang
Historic
Village
in North
Jakarta

Luar Batang
Kampung
Bersejarah
dari Sunda
Kelapa

Kampung Luar Batang Overview

Kampung Luar Batang is one of the oldest settlements in Jakarta. Since before the 17th century, this settlement was born to meet the needs of a place to live close to the place of work, namely the Batavia Harbor. Over time, with intense activity, various ethnic groups began to take root in the land of Batavia and formed several residential clusters during the early formation of Kampung Luar Batang, namely: Javanese, Bugis and Arabic clusters.

The Sacred Mosque of Luar Batang Overview

The Sacred Mosque of Luar Batang is a mosque that is rich in historical story and religious meaning. With roots dating back to 1739 AD, this mosque treads its initial form as a prayer room. Founded by a preacher from Hadramaut who came to Batavia in 1736 AD to spread Islam, namely Sayyid Husein bin Abubakar Alaydrus. He died in 1756 AD and his grave is now in the mosque with his students. Until now, the Sacred Mosque of Luar Batang is often visited by pilgrims from various regions in Indonesia and even abroad as part of a spiritual journey that is rich in history.

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WALKING THROUGH THE FULL HISTORY OF MAGNIFICENCE

After walking through many stories to complete the separate pieces, now is the time for us to complete the beauty of North Jakarta, Kampung Luar Batang. A settlement full of history and the oldest settlement in Jakarta, built around 1630. Initially this settlement was born to fulfill the need for a place to live close to the place of work, namely the Sunda Kelapa Harbor.

June, 30 2021
A LEGEND STORY OF A PREACHER FROM HADRAMAUT

June, 16 2021
THE EVERLASTING ARCHITECTURE

Architecture is like a part that completes the meaning of the life of a body. It is like architecture that is part of the story of the Sacred Mosque of Luar Batang. Even though it has undergone several renovation and revitalization processes, a strong historical legacy remains attached and it’s timeless.

May, 31 2021
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