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Indonesia's largest mosque is a sacred place of worship as well as a center for conferences, lectures and seminars.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jl. Taman Wijaya Kusuma | Central Jakarta, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia
Sawah Besar
+62 21 3811708
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The mosque itself and the staffs inside are wonderful. However, there are people outside who wanders and try to convince tourists to buy their bag for shoes and rent their hijab, but in reality it is not necessary because it is provided by the mosque...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

one of the most brilliant mosques I have ever seen which you can really feel Islam spirit in every corner and next to Jakarta cathedral

Thank aino85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This mosque is nice to visit during ur time in Jkt. You can find official local guides inside the main lobby and they wouldn't ask you for any fee to take you round but surely you can appreciate them by giving tip (not necessary) or...More

1  Thank Bbbiiiiiangel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its just 1 kilometer walk from Gambir Station. Nice architecture, beautiful ornaments inside the mosque. If you come to Jakarta, then you must visit this place, plus you can go the the chatedral and the lapangan banteng park that just across the street.

Thank tisawul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best mosque in Indonesia with very good structure and a lot of activities. Bringing family to visit this mosque frequently is a very good idea and make them fell happy to pray.

1  Thank irsantraining
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit to lean about the religious practices of the Muslims in Indonesia. Surprised to find families and people lying in the open space to relax. Also find folks reading in corners and making time for self reflection.

Thank Chen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting design, but disappointing that this is only one of 2 mosques we have visited around many countries of the world, where we could not actually enter due to our different faith. We were allowed to see it from a viewing area only. The...More

Thank 746ballfamily746
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice mosque in Jakarta. Good people who are doing good deeds by providing tourists and visitors to Mosque a plastic bag to keep visitor / tourist shoes and also to ensure cleanliness of the mosque are neat and clean.

Thank ummah28102018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is interesting that others have said that non-Muslims can get a guide to show you around inside, as we were denied entry. ("Only Muslims can go inside" we were told.) I've been inside many mosques around the world, so that was disappointing. But the...More

Thank SFO_Drew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dome of the mosque is splendid. A good number of tourists (both local and international) come to visit and pray.

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manucanuck
March 20, 2018|
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Response from MYN950 | Reviewed this property |
No you don't need to come in a group you are always welcome during office hours but you must take of your shoes and someone will guide you around of the official employees and if you where a short they will give you... More
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Jose C
September 5, 2017|
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Response from U8492FEjoem | Reviewed this property |
If you take a tour, which you will most likely have to do, there is a small area to keep your shoes (which you need to take off at the very entrance to the mosque). If you are dressed inappropriately, they will give you a... More
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Dawid Z
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Tedjo Boogie T | Reviewed this property |
Dear Dawid Z, to witness and experience during late hours and nights are exceptional unique due to the lights and architecture will emerges its grandeur, as the Istiqlal were design in a complete thinking and lots of... More
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