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BaiturRahman Mosque Indonesia.- Banda Aceh The only surviving building that withstood the wrath of 2004 Tsunami...the house of Allah


Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh - Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam. A mosque was built in the site in 1612 by Iskandar Muda, the great Acehnese sultan, but the structure was burnt down by the Dutch during their second invasion on Christmas 1873. The current mosque was rebuilt by the Dutch in 1875-1881 to win "hearts and minds" during the Acehnese War.