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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
Jl. Taman Wijaya Kusuma | Central Jakarta, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia
Sawah Besar
+62 21 3811708
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The biggest mosque in south east asia. Every sunday there is an islamic study/seminar lead by famous cleric/ustadz like Yusuf Mansuf (every sunday last week) and Aa Gym (every first week)

Thank Rita L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went there on mid of September 2018 with my family. We went there for taking prayer (Dhuhur). But we ended up exploring the big mosque. Admiring the architecture and recalling some literatures about the history of the mosque (too long to describe it here)....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mosque is huge and one of the main ones in Jakarta. What makes this place more interesting is that it’s opposite a cathedral.

Thank Shima I
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is a huge, magnificent mosque in Jakarta. The building is good yet it need renovation in many spots.

Thank Dyani M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a huge mosque, if ur in town, try to make it as this big mosque is also next to the beautiful cathedral. Two iconic buildings of Jakarta. Both these places are close to the national monument (MONAS).

Thank IftekharA-Sep2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to many mosques on my travels but this was one of the largest. It has a beautiful gold domed ceiling and a huge hall for praying. It's worth checking out but you don't need to spend much time unless you're praying.

Thank crosswycke
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge mosque. Here you find peace and solace. The dome is mammoth with nice design and extracts from holy Quran. This mosque is open to everyone and it is not mandatory to cover your head. If you happen to wear shorts/ short...More

Thank RajeevSingh_Ind
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please find anyone to get you there but at a reasonable price. Important things happened there... good to visit the biggest mosquide in the world, just next to tha main catholic cathedral in Indonesia. An example of how different religions can live together even in...More

Thank ggpernia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Istiqlal once being dubbed as the biggest mosque in S.E Asia once, although, nowadays, that self proclaimed title has been snatch by other gigantic mosque in different part of S.E.A. If you're not a muslim, you are still welcome to visit this place. A proper...More

Thank missasoen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Largest masjid in southeast asia. Located across largest cathedral church in Jakarta. Our travel guide told us that this shows toleration amongs religion. Most people will visit & pray here to feel the atmosphere. Tourists also can try local food that sell near masjid. But...More

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Jacqueline C
20 March 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
Jose C
5 September 2017|
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Response from Joe M | 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
Dawid Z
30 March 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