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Jakarta Cathedral

Jl. Kathedral No. 7-B Pasar Baru Sawah Besar, Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
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Ranked #4 of 63 Attractions in Jakarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Set in peaceful and soothing atmosphere, this respectable landmark and its Istiqlal Mosque neighbor are show-cases of religious tolerance. And don't forget the main attraction of Jakarta, the MONAS.

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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Old building for indonesian. No sufficient parking on friday. No parking management! We were cought in the middle untill the service was ended.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Its official name is the "Church of Our Lady of Assumption". It was built in the neo-gothic style in 1901. At the center of the main portal stands a statue of Our Lady Mary while on top of the portal there is a sentence written in Latin: "Beatam Me Dicentes Omnes Generationes" which means "All generations shall call me blessed".... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Cathedral is built just across the Istiqlal Mosque, the architecture are genuinely classic and really beautiful. i dont reccommend you guys to come in Sunday or and the Catholic venue are there. unless you are going to have services there. noneless the building are well maintained and dont forget to cross the road and visit Istiqlal Mosque aswell :)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you are a historical city lover, you must go here. This old Roman Catholic Church was build on 1826 and rebuild again on 1901 buy Dutch. You can see the European Neo Gothic architecture and feel the God's is inside your heart when you step inside. This church have a museum and still operating as a Central Catholic Church... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

The cathedral is very beautiful on the outside, the structure and colors are amazing. On the inside is big but the decoration and details are average, i've seen better

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

as I walked into this place a sense of calm came over me straight away. I sat there for around 20mins thinking of my past and my family. Made it even special being in the biggest Muslim populated country in the world

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I studied in Sancta Ursula, both middle and high schools, so every morning I went to this church. I really love this historical building. I can feel the romance in the past just by walking to its pavings in the parking lot. And the interior so oh beautiful. Not to forget the museum in upstairs. There's no air conditioner inside,... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Anyone who has done the Cathedral tours of Europe would be happy to come in for a look.In a dominant Muslim society and right opposite the unbelievably large Mosque opposite, it a Cathedral that wouldnt be out of place in a Catholic City.. Surprisingly cool inside, peaceful and well maintained..you don't often see a building like this with palm trees... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Was there twice as I attended Good Friday and Easter Sunday mass during my travels to Jakarta. The oldest Cathedral in Jakarta, it has beautiful neo-gothic architecture that's so breathtaking. There was a big crowd during Good Friday period and seating was extended outside of the church where they had tv for projection. Besides the beautiful architecture, the mass was... More

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