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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 #5 of 77 Attractions in Jakarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Miri, Sarawak
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The towering structure itself is magnificent. Its right in the city centre. Inside, the church will take your breath away with the statues, organs, altars, even to the elaborately designed ceiling. You need to spend a decent time just sitting down & taking it all in.

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A little oasis amongst the traffic of Jakarta - loved the peace and quiet and offered a moment to reflect on life - well worth a visit!

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Indonasia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Because of the global warming (perhaps), the hot whether in Jakarta finally make the bishops/cardinal agree to install the air-condition in Cathedral. The building and its architecture are very beautiful, and also their mosaics are incredible. every time you enter the Cathedral you can feel the solemn atmosphere. Looks like the music instruments are still using the pipe organ ???... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The church is located just across the street from the Istiqal which is the largest Mosque in Jakarta. The architecture is great coming from the old era in Jakarta.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Just opposite the central mosque and a super contrast to all that you see in the mosque. Very nice Cathedral with some beautiful aspects.

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Bangalore, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Nice place to visit- bang opposite the biggest mosque in south east Asia. Get in the mosque compound for best pictures of the church. If youre coming by car, there is some parking.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I was surprised to found such a nice and well conserved cathedral in Indonesia. The building s very clean, safe , it was really nice to visit it with my familly . I definitely recommend it to any visitors. A must see in Jakarta.

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Leschenault, Western Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Interesting to see a Catholic Cathedral in Jakarta, its architecture and the history of the site on which it stands.

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Manila, Philippines
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The Katedral Jakarta (Jakarta Cathedral or The Church of Our Lady of Assumption) is a beautiful Victorian Gothic cathedral built by the Dutch in Central Jakarta in 1901. Each stained glass pane is unlike the others, though admittedly rather simple. There's a pieta in the back corner in front of which some people sit for a quiet moment. The altar... More

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Iligan, Philippines
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14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Need to have the schedule of mass in english. Lot of good cars parking around during mass. You can also walk around to see the view of Jakarta.

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