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Address: Jl. Kathedral No. 7-B Pasar Baru Sawah Besar, Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
Phone Number: (021) 3519186
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The church is near Gambir station, but trains do not stop at this station so you have to alight at the station after Gambir then walk to the cathedral.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Cool for pray. Cathedral like in Europe (from to old heritage) to discover in muslim world. I went only for pray, not really for visit

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Located close to the National Monument and the National Masjid, the beautiful cathedral has a museum that is recommened by the Department of Tourism. It involves a climb to the second storey, and houses religious artifacts accumulated over many years.It is worth a visit alongside the other places of interest. Very very clean and calm. Very comfortable, the atmosphere is... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

One of the oldest church/buildings in the city. Beautiful design from outside as well inside. Located just very close to the biggest Mosque in the city.

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Phuket
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is the biggest and nicest cathedral I have seen so far. My friend and I were lucky to have witnessed a wedding ceremony when we visited the place.

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Medan, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The church is near Gambir station, but trains do not stop at this station so you have to alight at the station after Gambir then walk to the cathedral.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Impressed by two things: the wooden roof, and the concert of dozends of birds flying in and out and filling the empty cathedral with their songs. An unusual experience!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Did an early c 0700 visit to cathedral car park heavily used as prime parking space by members of congregation. Nice interior somewhere quiet for reflection. ** You must use the pedestrian traffic crossing outside cathedral. Traffic does stop for the red light but be wary as some motor bikes only realise at last minute. its a very heavy traffic... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It's probably the "oldest" feeling church in Jakarta. It's beautiful, but just okay. Went there for a wedding, so probably missed the "history" on the church. But i believe there's no guided tour or some sort.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Peaceful located opposite the Istiqlal mosque. We were there on sunday and the cathedral with packed for sunday mass. It is a beautiful colonial church buigt by the Dutch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Unlike the Istiqlal Mosque across this cathedral, everyone can enter here *only if there is no morning/evening service there* You can see the beautiful paintings and amazing artwork inside the cathedral. Feels like Vatican, somehow. Hehehe. Tips: do visit in the afternoon when the sunlight can comes in so you won't have to turn the flash on for selfie.

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