Istiqlal Mosque : Jakarta, Indonesia

Istiqlal Mosque, or Masjid Istiqlal, (Independence Mosque) in Jakarta, Indonesia is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and has the highest capacity.

This national mosque of Indonesia was built to commemorate Indonesian independence, and named “Istiqlal”, an Arabic word for “independence”.

The mosque was opened to the public 22 February 1978. Within Jakarta, the mosque is positioned next to Merdeka Square and the Jakarta Cathedral.

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Istiqlal Mosque : Jakarta, Indonesia

Article Title: Istiqlal Mosque : Jakarta, Indonesia

Short Description: Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and the third largest Sunni mosque in term of capacity.

Author: Ruang-Ampon Buniad

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