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Istiqlal Mosque

Jalan Taman Wijaya Kusuma, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia
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Ranked #3 of 63 Attractions in Jakarta
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Indonesia's largest mosque is a sacred place of worship as well as a center for conferences, lectures and seminars.

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Goa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

thats what i felt there... it was a wonderful experience to be here... the largeness of the place was so overwhelming... its a must visit in jakarta...

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Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

I always dropped by at a mosque everytime I had the opportunity. Given the chance to solat at this most is truly fascinating. Its the biggest mosque that I ever been too, guess what I think its is the largest in SEA. Do come by if you have the chance.

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Dhaka, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Masjid Istiqlal is indeed the biggest mosque of South East Asia, Love the design and the architectures! Good place for pray. quite, peacefully place..clean place,the biggest mosque.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

One of biggest mosque in Asia. Old building buat really great and maintained. Friday pray is the best time to visit to see many souvenir shops and also good and cheap good.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Love the design and the architectures! especially when people are here on Friday noon. sometimes the President shalat here! cool isn't it. anyway this place are built long time ago i think just after Indonesia indenpendemce

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

its taking place in the heart of the city, big open area, i been there in Friday and it was full but organized, you will defiantly enjoy the experience

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I visited this place and I was really touched about the holiness seeing this place first time. But when I entered, one employee their requested us to take our shoes in his office and write down our names, jobs and other info. First time he said we could donate some money for this place, But after our tour within this... More

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Abu Dhabi
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Huge architecture fully constructed with steel. The area of the mosque is also huge and spread across to accommodate thousands of people to pray at one time.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

this place is so big and very different from any mosque in the world , when you are going through or should I say driving through its like heaven on earth its on a about square klm full of beautiful gardens very impressive

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I am not a practicing Muslim but my friend is and she was able to take us inside for prayers as long as we followed proper custom. It was such an amazing experience, and the local women helped us get more fully covered to be in compliance during prayers. The mosque itself is quite amazing and beautiful, utterly huge, very... More

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