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Istiqlal Mosque

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Address: Jl. Taman Wijaya Kusuma, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia
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+62 21 3811708
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Indonesia's largest mosque is a sacred place of worship as well as a center...

Indonesia's largest mosque is a sacred place of worship as well as a center for conferences, lectures and seminars.

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Great place!!!

I had visited other Mosques in other countries, this one is impressive because of its size, according to the tour guide this Mosque is the largest in Southeast Asia and the fourth... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had visited other Mosques in other countries, this one is impressive because of its size, according to the tour guide this Mosque is the largest in Southeast Asia and the fourth largest in the world, it can hold 200,000 people. It took 17 years to build and was inaugurated in 1978. Istiqlal is a Arabic word which means “independence”.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited the Istiqlal Mosque during the morning and had the opportunity to be shown around by a tour guide. I was able to see the large prayer hall, which was absolutely huge--it can hold 200,000 people, the guide said--and was impressive to look at. I also got to see other aspects of the mosque such as the outside courtyards... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Impressive ! Not a wonderful building, but so big ! The prayer room is very high, with a splendid dome on the top, which give an impression of space. The place is very paceful, you can easily rest in there. Try to be there around the prayer, to hear the wonderful call and the recitation. Don't worry, you can enter... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I first heard about it I had no idea how it looked like. But then today I visited the mosque and I must say that it is really big. there is a car park and motorbike park just outside the mosque. you have to pay for the park though. you can take your shoes inside and give them to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we traveled around Jakarta a great deal, The Jakarta busway is the best way and cheap. Many places of interest and good food selections.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely architecture. Stunning building. See if you can find a guide near the front door. Tour is barefoot with appropriate dress. Barefoot as well. Best to avoid main prayer times unless you want the full call to prayer experience with a full crowded building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Istiqlal is the fourth largest mosque in the world. The part which I really like is the dome. It's really big and crafted with art ornament which made me relax when I saw it. I also like to spend time to just lay down in this mosque because the air circulation is great that help you to relax and meditate.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is centrally located very big and beatifull mosgue. The biggest one in South East Asia, just Opposite Catholich Kathedral.You can visit both at the same time. It is a short visit, may be half an hour. ıt is a holy place and reflects local culture and the history if you like . You need to take your shoes of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to see, more interesting if you are Muslim who wants to pray as it has very good praying facility

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

very big mosque,if u come to jakarta u have to visit this mosque,the bus station for jakarta sightseeing in the exit of the mosque👍this mosque is the biggest in south east asia ...

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