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Masjid Istiqlal Mosque - The Largest Mosque in South East Asia

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Located in Central Jakarta at Jalan Kathedral, DKI Jakarta 10110, this Mosque was built to commemorate Indonesian independence (Istiqlal is an Arabic word for "independence"), it was completed in 1978 and took 17 years to build.

The Minaret is 90 meters high, the Mosque has 2 domes the larger of which is 45 meters in diameter and is supported by 12 aluminum clad columns, it can accommodate up to 120,000 worshippers and has car parking for over 1,000 cars.

If you are visiting this Mosque you can also visit the Jakarta Cathedral which is just down the road.

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Photos of Masjid Istiqlal Mosque

Front of Mosque

Mosque and main dome

90 meter high minaret

Worshippers in the Mosque

Inside the dome

Drum to call the worshippers