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"Istiqlal Mosque" Istiqlal Mosque Tip by mkurniawan

Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta: 10 reviews and 26 photos

 
 

The biggest mosque in South-East Asia. can accommodate more than 10,000 people and 800 vehicles. there are five level, all wakways, floor and wall covered with marble from tulungagung. official opening in 1978 by second President of Indonesia Soeharto. The erected inspiration cames from Indonesia's first president Soekarno and Ironically Soekarno choose christian architec.

Directions: Near Banteng Square (Waterlooplein) just accross with The Cathedral
Phone: +62 21 3811708
Website: http://www.istiqlalmosque.com/index.html

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  • Written May 23, 2004
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