Dian Al-Mahri Mosque

Dian Al-Mahri Mosque is a mosque built on the edge of roadway in District Cinere Meruyung-Limo, Depok. The mosque is in addition to being a place of worship for Muslims pray everyday, this mosque complex is also a family resort and attract the attention of many people because the dome-dome is made of gold. Moreover, because the vast area available and freely accessible to the public, so this place is often a family vacation destination or just be a place to rest

This mosque was built by Hj. Dian Djuriah Maimun Al Rashid, Banten businessmen, who have bought this land since 1996. The mosque was built since 2001 and was completed around the end of the year 2006. The mosque is open to the public on December 31, 2006, to coincide with Eid al-Adha is the second time that year. With a total area of 50 hectares, the building of this mosque occupies an area of 60 x 120 meters or about 8000 square meters. The mosque itself can accommodate about 20 000 less than the assembly [1]. Mosque area is often referred to as the grandest mosques in the region of Southeast Asia

Masjid Dian Al Mahri has five domes. One main dome and four smaller domes. Uniquely, all gilded dome 2 to 3 millimeters thick and mosaic crystals. The main dome shape resembles a dome of the Taj Mahal. Under the Dome has a diameter of 16 meters, diameter of the middle 20 yards, and 25 meters high. While the four smaller domes under six feet in diameter, the middle seven yards, and eight meters high. Also in this mosque there are chandeliers imported directly from Italy weighing eight tons [3].
In addition, relief decoration in the sanctuary, priests, also made of 18 carat gold. So was the fence on the second floor and ornate calligraphy on the ceiling of the mosque. While the crown pillar of the mosque which amounts to 168 pieces layered materials or waste prado gold.
In general, follow the typology of the mosque architecture mosque architecture in the Middle East with the characteristics of domes, minarets (towers), a page in the (plaza), and the use of decorative detail or decoration with geometric elements and obelisks, to strengthen the characteristics of Islamic architecture. Another characteristic is the form of portals and gateways, and obelisks as a geometric decoration ornaments.
Page in size 45 x 57 meters and can accommodate 8000 pilgrims. Six towers (minarets) or hexagonal-shaped hexagon, which symbolizes the harmony of faith, standing as tall as 40 meters. The six towers were clad in gray granite imported from Italy with circular ornament. At its peak there were mosaic-covered dome of 24-karat gold. While the dome is based on a widely used form of domed mosques in Persia and India. Domes symbolizing the five pillars of Islam, is entirely clad in 24 carat gold-plated mosaic of materials imported from Italy.
On the interior, the mosque was presented the pillars to create the towering scale of the great room. Mosque space dominated by the main elements of monochrome color beige, to give the character a quiet and warm room. Material made from marble imported from Turkey and Italy. In the midst of space, depending on the lamp is made of gold-plated brass weighing 2.7 tons [4], who worked on expert workmanship from Italy.