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Istiqlal Mosque

Jl. Taman Wijaya Kusuma | Central Jakarta, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia
+62 21 3811708
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Indonesia's largest mosque is a sacred place of worship as well as a center for conferences, lectures and seminars.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“non muslims” (42 reviews)
“southeast asia” (47 reviews)
“prayer hall” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jl. Taman Wijaya Kusuma | Central Jakarta, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia
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+62 21 3811708
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Awesome structure acccomodating over 200,000 worshippers at a time. Clean solemn suroundings well managed. Took more than 18 years to build. Amazing acousticsand accomodation of worshippers.

Thank David D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Moslem only, when they need to see the great masjid in Indonesia and rise their faith while doing shalat, it's the perfect place to visit. Many people comes, especially Indonesia from all over the country

Thank 722rudyp
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Istqlal (means freedom or independence) is the biggest & famous Masjid in Indonesia which is located at Central area of Jakarta city. It can be reach by public transport such as TransJakarta bus.

Thank Hentje P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travelled to visit this and high hopes to see lots of Culture. Instead I saw a massive mosque- I inadvertently got caught in a queue and ended up partaking in the prayers and bowing. Was not sure what I was doing but managed it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

the mosque is the biggest one in SE Asia and represents a great amalgamation of modern architecture and rich heritage

Thank Avimanyu B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Experience? You may questioning it. Yes. I think you should experience the greatness of the mosque. If you are a Muslim like myself, the mosque gives an incredible peaceful feels. Please have some time to do your sholat/ prayers here. If you can go during...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking tour with JGG was one of the highlights of going here in Jakarta. Our guide is very informative and nice. Our guide Candhaa knows very well anything about th history of the Istiqlal mosque and even had a tour inside. I've been working in...More

Thank paulamagat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very good.... The experience you got when you come here it was fantastic. when you prayer is for meaningfull. looking forward to came here again

1  Thank MandalaAdipradana17
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A Magnificent Mosque in the center of Jakarta. One of the Indonesian icon which describe the country population is mostly Muslim. The architecture design elegant, charming and simplicity by white touchy whole of building.

Thank Andi R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first time to the this mosque. Really huge and packed. good facility to take care of your belongings and it is free.

1  Thank Harlizan H
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Jacqueline A
20 March 2018|
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Response from Erick P | Reviewed this property |
this place is 24 hour for visiting, as the moslems are praying all the time.. i don't you need a tour guide, just ask the officer around the mosque should you further information about the mosque it self..
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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
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Dawid Z
31 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
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