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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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Large and stunning cathedral

I had a chance to go into the cathedral when there wasn't a service. The artwork inside is beautiful, and the altar and pulpit in particular were very well done. There was also a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a chance to go into the cathedral when there wasn't a service. The artwork inside is beautiful, and the altar and pulpit in particular were very well done. There was also a quaint courtyard next to the church. My guidebook said there was a museum on the upper levels, but I wasn't able to find it--it may have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you have time and you are not Catholic, you should go here. Especially if you are a photographer you can take lots of wonderful pictures here. You need a friend if you want to be taken it seems you are not in Indonesia. Ya, Cathedral often is used as the background of pre wedding photos. The most important thing... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be surprised upon seeing the Jakarta Cathedral. One will ask, am I in Europe? As seeing this church one thinks one is Europe as this church is as majestic as churches there. There are many paintings and statues mixed with candles and incense one goes appreciate the beauty and finds uplift in spirits taking in the beauty and presence of... More 

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Europian style Roman Catholic cathedral in Jakarta, you can feel the Europian atmosphere here. Most of the decoration are classical, imported during Dutch colonization.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An old colonial building church with green enviroment, and it is a well preserved national heritage.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is 1 place that I alwAys tell my friends to visit when they are in Jakarta. It's is stunning. Well maintained, clean and imposing yet serene. Yes, that is the correct feeling, serene. It's in the middle of the city yet it's very well insulated. Take pictures and enjoy the architecture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really surprised to find this in downtown and when we went into the grounds, it was gorgeous old building and maintenance is very well

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great and feel peace Holly church in central jakarta Easy access and very warm people in this church

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

The cathedral is physically imposing with its twin spires and intricate masonry works. It is quite a sight to behold. Nevertheless, apart from the physical aspect, the cathedral, together with the Istiqlal Mosque, which is just across the road from where the cathedral is located, stands as powerful symbols of religious tolerance and co-existence. I was told by my guide,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The architecture of this cathedral is great and it looks beautiful from the outside. It is located just in front of the Istiqlal Mosque.

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