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Jakarta Cathedral

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Neighbourhood: Sawah Besar
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Address: Jl. Kathedral no. 7-B | Pasar Baru, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia
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+62 21 3519186
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it was such a beautiful building . i go there with my friend during his sight seeing trip to jakarta

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Stephanie W
Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

it was such a beautiful building . i go there with my friend during his sight seeing trip to jakarta

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great building, great surroundings, a peace place where i always go every Sunday morning to pray...inside the church, you can see an old orgel...so beautiful...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not as amazing as european or american cathedrals, but it has its attraction because of the place it was builded. Curious thing: atrium is used as a parking lot.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came into port and hired a private car to see the national monument, cathedral and mosque as we had limited time and the traffic was terrible. The cathedral is worth a look.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this religious place has nice architecture and very interesting history which you can read online prior to your visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to see it as part of a sightseeing tour and it was a lovely sight, they were having a ceremony at the time I went so I couldn't see much of the inside but it's definitely beautifully built and and for anyone religious I think it will be a nice experience, it's also located in front of the... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right opposite to the famous Masjid Istiqlal of Jakarta. Together with the Masjid, this structure symbolizes a great sense of religious harmony in Indonesia. The cathedral building itself is an architectural beauty. Inside, there is a wonderfully peaceful prayer hall which is generally open to all. You can spend there sitting for an hour just without really anything in... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Much like the iconic Istiqlal Mosque across the road, Jakarta Cathedral exemplifies Indonesia's inclusive attitude towards religious life. All are welcome here, even as it remains a regular place of worship for Jakarta's small but fervent Roman Catholic faithful. I would suggest visiting during mass, when you can experience a homily unchanged from when this cathedral was built, centuries ago.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Within the concentration of iconic landmarks in the middle of Jakarta, the Jakarta Cathedral is easily recognizable for its twin spires and elegant architecture. A very welcoming and peaceful serenity for a place of worship in midst of the bustling city. Notably known for its fine stonework and stained-glass windows, the nostalgic gem is not to be missed. I like... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We never missed visiting this cathedral. The view outside is very marvelous (got me goosebumps). You will like more the inside. The designs of the walls and ceiling are very intricate. The people we meet there are also very courteous. It was a good experience.

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