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Jakarta Cathedral

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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 Jakarta Cathedral is a beaufiful church in a city and part of the world where those are hard to come by. If you have spent much time in Europe or even the US, you won't be too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The Jakarta Cathedral is a beaufiful church in a city and part of the world where those are hard to come by. If you have spent much time in Europe or even the US, you won't be too impressed, but if you are looking for a peaceful and beautiful cathedral in the middle of this crazy city, it is worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A nice and beautiful church. Even it's nothing outstanding or special when compared to the churches in Australia or Europe, but for a street full of Islamic morque it still worth seeing. Got a really peaceful atmosphere.

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Doha, Qatar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

After leaving Istiqlal Mosque, we saw Jakarta Cathedral opposite the mosque. It's very big. Unfortunately, no time to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Hello fellow travelers,it was amazing church , i enjoyed some much inside it was very perfect in design and every thing icons for more saints, i highly recommended this church for every body who want to visit it

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Nasushiobara, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

What striked me the most is that right across the street there is the main Jakarta mosque: hence, a peaceful coexistence which in other places can only be dreamt of. The church in itself is nothing special when compared to any church in Europe.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Visited with a couple of co-workers on a Sunday. The most interesting aspect to me is the setting with the cathedral and mosque next to each other. This is representative of the diverse population of jakarta.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Comparing to Istiqlal it's a masterpiece. But for Europeans that's average church, nothing special. But much better than Istiqlal.

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Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

There nothing special about this cathedral, but since it's across the street from the mosque, it's easy to drop in for a quick look.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This Roman Catholic Cathedral is located right across the road from the Istiqlal Mosque in Central Jakarta near the Merdeka Square and Merdeka Palace. Therefore when visiting one of these landmarks, the other is a breeze. Opened in 1901, this cathedral is easily noticeable due to its majestic structure and architectural beauty, with two tall 60-metre spires standing side by... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The cathedral is not that big but it is very peaceful inside. You can stay here to contemplate and pray, or light a candle.

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