Since its establishment until now the mosque has undergone several renovations. This mosque was originally built with a full reconstruction is made of wood, with simple shapes and the current location is next to the mosque. Because it is made of wood, building the mosque does not last long because rot and should be torn down. In 1922 the mosque was built with permanent materials by the Dutch government and European architectural styles. However mosque is not using iron or bone strut but just bricks and mortar only.
Based on historical records, in 1983 ravaged Banda Aceh earthquake and tear down the mosque dome. After that people rebuild mosques but no anymore put up the dome, just ordinary roof. Ten years later, made the renovation of the mosque, leaving only the original buildings in the 1983 earthquake. The remaining 60 percent is the new building. Until now the original building the mosque still looks strong on the front.
On December 26, 2004, an earthquake was followed a tsunami that flattened the whole buildings around the mosque and the only building is left and survived Baiturrahim. Conditions mosque is made of brickbat only about twenty percent of people in Aceh only so admired this mosque as a symbol of the greatness of God.
|26 desember 2004|
Baiturrahim mosque in Ulee Lheue, Banda Aceh. One of the mosque that survived the tsunami in 2004 despite its location in the coastal region. A rare event that is not solved until now, how the mosque of material boneless concrete bricks can withstand tsunami dasyatnya while no trace surrounding the entire building to the ground.
Baiturrahim Ulee Lheue Mosque is one of the historic mosque in the city of Banda Aceh in addition Baiturrahman Mosque. Just like Baiturrahman Mosque, Masjid Baiturrahim had been a silent witness to the history of Aceh since the days of empire, colonialism Netherlands, Japan, until the era of independence with all the bitter sweetness of history. December 26, 2004 Tsunami Bencara lift Baiturrahim mosque to the news media at home and abroad when the tsunami hit the water leaving the former unbelievably horrible, the whole city was destroyed except Baiturrahim mosque.
A photograph showing the mosque stood alone amid the region devastated Ulee Lehue have seized the attention of so many people, from which the suspect as photo editing, Hoak until there is full even curious to visit directly the location of this mosque a few days after the disaster only to prove the truth the news. History has recorded that Baiturrahim Ulee Lheue Mosque is one mosque in Aceh who survived the tsunami despite all the surrounding buildings were destroyed no trace.
- Baiturrahim mosque site
Baiturrahim mosque stands in Metro Mirror Ulee Lheue beach resort, a coastal area is very beautiful and full of historical memories. When did the first expedition to the Dutch Aceh in 1873 conducted by Coast Mirror (Pante Ceureumen) is, for a smooth military operation in Aceh, the Dutch built pier in Ulee Lheue as a gateway to Aceh in 1874 and completed in 1875. To connect Banda Aceh to Ulee Lheue built the railroad to the station around the Grand Mosque Baiturrahman now.
Baiturrahim mosque in Ulee Lheue
Mirror Beach area attractions Ulee Lheue
Meuraxa, Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia
Geographical coordinates: 5 ° 33'21 .01 "N 95 ° 17'2 .71" E
- Historical mosque in Ulee Lheue Baiturrahim
Baiturrahim mosque in Ulee Lheue, had stood since the days of the sultanate of Aceh in the 17th century. The future of the mosque named Masjid Jami 'Ulee Lheu (mosque Jami' Ole Le) built on waqf land big family Tengku Hamzah. In 1873 when the Grand Mosque of Banda Aceh Baiturrahman Dutch burned, all mosque forced to perform Friday prayers at Jama Masjid Ulee Lheue. And since that time the name became Baiturrahim Mosque.
Since its establishment until now the mosque has undergone several renovations. Originally the mosque was built by construction entirely made of wood, with a simple shape and be located next to the current location of the mosque. Because it is made of wood, building mosques do not last long due to rotting and should be torn down.
In 1922 the Dutch East Indies colonial reign of Baiturrahim mosque was built with permanent materials with European architectural style. berkaligrafi jawo Arabic spelling. This mosque does not use an iron or bone material support but just bricks and mortar alone. This mosque was built by the community Meuraxa, at that time led by Teuku Teungoh Meuraxa circa 1923/1926 AD. Teuku Teungoh deceased is also one of those who are now said to have inherited land in Pulo Batee, District Peukan Bada, Aceh Besar
Originally the mosque was established in late 1923 without a dome like in general, but there is a peak rectangular mosque. The mosque was only able to accommodate the pilgrims around 400-500 people. It is said that the story of-mouth, type of wood for the ceiling and outer walls on the second floor is the minaret, brought from various areas such as Meulaboh in Aceh, Singkil, and Tapaktuan. In 1930, the hall had to be changed because its shape resembles a church building. In 1981, the mosque Baiturrahim got help from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, so the extension to perform the left and right side to be able to accommodate up to 1,500 worshipers
|Metamorphosis Mosque Baiturrahim Ulee Lheue, Banda Aceh|
Below are two faces photo kondiri Baiturrahim mosque after the tsunami disaster stood alone amid the debris areas Ulee Lheue. And photographs of the condition of the mosque after being cleared of debris and the repair process.
At December 26, 2004, an earthquake followed by a tsunami that flattened entire buildings around the mosque and the only building remaining and survived is Baiturrahim Mosque. Conditions mosque made of broken bricks are only about twenty percent. such as the outbreak of the glass window and wall collapse due to being hit by a car drifting.At the time of the tsunami, in this mosque there are nine people who survived. In fact, there's a baby in the arms of his parents. They are able to climb up to the dome. They are looking directly at the enormity of the tsunami. Now the mosque with a white bandage plus attractive architecture and green shutters on the shoreline's Ulee Lheue more beautiful, especially the presence of a small tower beside it.
Many tourists are taking the time to visit here though just capture images, record Sultan Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam, Bill Clinton, former U.S. president and President Yudhoyono himself has been here.
The current mosque can accommodate about 1,500 worshipers, in 2005 received assistance from the Agency for Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (BRR) Aceh / Nias form of additions such as the dome was built during the Dutch. On the right stands the towering sturdy tower. It is a building of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah assistance, Brunei Darussalam, December 26, 2004 tsunami.
This mosque has now become one of the attractions in Banda Aceh, because of toughness stunami withstand the brunt of a very strong, so from some residents outside of the city came out of curiosity with this mosque.
This mosque is always crowded every day one of them people who pray together and also tourists who banya religion other than Islam are also many who come to visit to see the atmosphere in the mosque who hold lunge stunami
Since its establishment until now the mosque has undergone several renovations. Originally the mosque was built with full reconstruction made of wood, with a simple shape and be located next to the current location of the mosque.
Because it is made of wood, building mosques do not last long due to rotting and should be torn down. In 1922 the mosque was built with permanent materials by the Dutch government, of course, with European architectural style.
However the mosque was not using iron material or bone strut but just bricks and mortar alone.
1983 based on historical records, Banda Aceh was hit by a devastating earthquake and tear down the mosque dome. After that people rebuild mosques but no longer put up the dome, just ordinary roof.
Ten years later, a major renovation was undertaken against building the mosque, leaving only the original buildings at the front of the 1983 earthquake. The rest 60 per cent is a new building. Until now the original building the mosque still looks strong on the front.