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Istiqlal Mosque

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Address: Jalan Taman Wijaya Kusuma, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Indonesia's largest mosque is a sacred place of worship as well as a...
Indonesia's largest mosque is a sacred place of worship as well as a center for conferences, lectures and seminars.
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If you're a muslim, you ought to come here. It is the most famous mosque in the country. If you're not a muslim, you can enter if u wear a decent/modest attire and pls have a wash... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Every year muslims have a prayer after finishing a month of fasting , as a muslim i went there to pray this prayer , its about the sunrise My friend from ukraine and mexico joined me . The place was perfectly secured A lot of people sharing happiness The uniqueness of the building and you can see the cathedral from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I'm from Malaysia and this is the biggest mosque I've ever seen. According to the guide, it can accumulate roughly 120,000 people in one prayer session. Amazing right. All religion are welcomed by them. I'm a christian guy btw. So, if you want to have some different experience, do visit this place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Went here with my family for afternoon prayer. Arrived 1 hour before so we can sightsee the mosque. The architecture was quite old and dusty. The cleansing area (wudlu) was dirty and smelled awful. The main praying area was too crowded. A lot of the people was just sitting around and some of them even was sleeping and eating. Tried... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The most huge and beautiful mosque in Asia. There is no partition between Muslim and Muslimah in it can see how they perform prayer. They will give robe to wear.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

If you're a muslim, you ought to come here. It is the most famous mosque in the country. If you're not a muslim, you can enter if u wear a decent/modest attire and pls have a wash /wudhu before entering the pray room. Taking pictures using phone & pocket camera is allowed. Downside: there are many homeless/ sellers right outside... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Definitely worth seeing. Entrance to the east of the mosque, where visitors receive a long komono-like dress and you can dump your shoes. The central mosque is huge and the tour guides are very helpful and speak good English. Tip them before you get back to the changing room though as they won’t be able to accept the tips in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It's very comfortable to pray there with all the facilities. I just like didn't wanna go home after visited this beautiful and amazing place!

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Tehran, Iran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visited this impressive mosque in Ramadan. It had such a spiritual atmosphere than you can't imagine. I'm sure that it is one of the biggest mosques I have ever visited.

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Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

it is sukarno design. very majestic. see the ornament inside and you can feel the uplifting emotion near God.

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

All are welcome to visit this mosque regardless of religion. It was a very interesting experience for me; I learned a lot! It's a beautiful building, and it's size is amazing! It was also interesting to note differences between this mosque and others around the world. A couple pieces of info on dress...take your shoes off before you enter the... More 

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Address: Jalan Taman Wijaya Kusuma, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta

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