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Istiqlal Mosque

Masjid Istiqlal, Ps. Baru, Kecamatan Sawah Besar, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia

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About Istiqlal Mosque

Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and the third largest Sunni mosque in term of capacity. This national mosque of Indonesia was built to commemorate Indonesian independence and named "Istiqlal", an Arabic word for "independence". The mosque was opened to the public 22 February 1978. Within Jakarta, the mosque is positioned next to Merdeka Square and the Jakarta Cathedral.



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Jakarta Cathedral0.25km from Istiqlal Mosque

Jakarta Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jakarta, Indonesia, which is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Jakarta, currently Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo. Its official name is Gereja Santa Perawan Maria Diangkat ke Surga. This current cathedral was consecrated in 1901 and built in the neo-gothic style, a common architectural style to build churches at that time. The Jakarta Cathedral is located in Central Jakarta near Merdeka Square and Merdeka Palace, right

Lapangan Banteng0.52km from Istiqlal Mosque

Lapangan Banteng,, formerly Waterloo Square in Batavia, Dutch East Indies, is a historic square located in Sawah Besar, Weltevreden in Central Jakarta, Indonesia.  Lapangan Banteng Park is located in the area. There is also a street named Jalan Lapangan Banteng.

Gedung Kesenian Jakarta0.54km from Istiqlal Mosque

One of the beautiful building in the heart of the Jakarta and is famous among the tourists. The Jakarta Art Building, historically known as Schouwburg Weltevreden, is a concert hall in Sawah Besar, Central Jakarta, Indonesia, built during the colonial period in Batavia, Dutch East Indies.

National Monument0.73km from Istiqlal Mosque

The National Monument is a 132 m  tower in the centre of Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia. It is the national monument of the Republic of Indonesia, built to commemorate the struggle for Indonesian independence. It is one of the tourist attraction in Jakarta porvince.

Merdeka Palace0.75km from Istiqlal Mosque

The Merdeka Palace, is one of six presidential palaces in Indonesia. It is located on the north side of Merdeka Square in Central Jakarta, Indonesia and is used as the official residence of the President of the Republic of Indonesia. It is one of the tourist attractions in Indonesia.

National Gallery of Indonesia0.97km from Istiqlal Mosque

The National Gallery of Indonesia is an art gallery and museum in Jakarta, Indonesia. The National Gallery of Indonesia has existed as a cultural institution in the field of visual arts since May 8, 1999. The institution plays an important role in expanding public's awareness of artworks through preservation, development and exploitation of the visual arts in Indonesia.

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Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. It is the centre of economy, culture and politics of Indonesia.