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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
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Jl. Taman Wijaya Kusuma | Central Jakarta, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia
Sawah Besar
+62 21 3811708
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had a very nice visit. It was not very busy when we went around 11am on a Wednesday. We were shown to a locked room for visitors to leave valuables, and where you can borrow a robe if needed. I had...More

Thank julieintn
Reviewed 5 days ago

I prayed in Istiklal Mosque the Friday prayer was full more than 10000 people, outside the mosque there are many people selling food and perfumes.. nice atmosphere

Thank ikhlassfreeman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mosque is indeed massive and worth a visit. But please beware of the tourist-guide scam. First, someone at the front door (a security guard) introduced me to an “official” tourist guide. I followed him to a room where another staff member of the mosque...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

clean and big mosque. feel comfort when praying here. in the outside of mosque you will find some culinary and accessories/ gift I a cheaper price.

Thank sutrisnoari
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mosque is so big so make sure you remember the place where you take off your footwear when entering the mosque. It is big that they event have multiple entrance.

Thank Muhammad K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very rude personnel to my partner. They should explain the rules kindly instead of being rude to women. That sucks.

Thank Enrique C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Feel comfort when prayer in here becouse this place is Clean Mosque i ever visit in Jakarta and you can feel comfort with the situation whose very Islamic and hear some One Read al Qur'an Subhanallah, and ones again this Mosque be the one of...More

Thank Putri K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ever visited Istiqlal Mosque several times when I was under 30, especially during Ramadhan. At that time my offiece location was nearby. I like the solemn situation when I want to feel close to Allah. It is recommended mosque to visit when we want...More

Thank tea_aya_2008_jakarta
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a great mosque in Indonesia, resemble the harmony of multi cultures in Indonesia It was designed by a great non Muslim Architect, and it has a deep planning concept background into it though the mosque is a huge building but magically hugging every...More

Thank Afghan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Istiqlal, one of the biggest mosque in this reguon. It has good architectural and design so you can enjoy the view while doing pray.

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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
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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
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
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