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January 2, 2014

Malang ~ Java Indonesia


Like most of Java, a large majority of Malang residents are Muslim; there are small minorities of Catholics, Hindus, and Buddhists. Many buildings of worship still stand from their construction in the colonial era. For example, City of Malang Grand Mosque or Masjid Agung Kota Malang in Malang City Square or Alun-alun kota Malang; Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Gereja Katolik Hati Kudus Yesus) in Kayutangan; Saint Mary from Mount Carmel Cathedral (Gereja Ijen or Katedral Santa Maria dari Gunung Karmel) in Ijen Street, which is the seat for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Malang; the Immanuel Church in Alun-alun; and Eng An Kiong Buddhist Temple in Jl. Laksamana Martadinata No. 1 Malang. Malang is also famous for being the centre of religious education, this is evident with the existence of many Islamic schools (pesantren) and bible seminaries.

Catholic Church ~ Malang ~ Java Indonesia Ca. 20s
Roman Catholic Curch at Malang Ca.1920
Malang Altar Masonic Lodge photo Java Indonesia ca 1905

Malang Mosque Bullock Cart Java Indonesia 40s
Mosque at Malang, Ca. 1940

Malang Roman Catholic Church Java Indonesia stamp 1906
Saint Mary from Mount Carmel Cathedral (?)

Malang rppc Kajoetangan Chevrolet Jeweller Indonesia 30s
Kayutangan Malang ~ Chevrolet Jeweller, Ca. 1930

Malang Writer Author Literature Costume Java Indonesia c 1899
Malang Writer ~  Author Literature, Ca. 1899

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