Istiqlal Mosque Jakarta
Istiqlal Mosque is located near the Gambir railway station in Jakarta city. Istiqlal Mosque is the largest mosque in Indonesia, one of Indonesia's most sacred places. The Istiqlal Mosque was built in the city of Jakarta in 1978. The construction of the mosque took about 17 years under the supervision of Indonesian President Soekarno. The Istiqlal Mosque accommodates 120,000 worshipers. The mosque called Istiqlal “Independence” to express Indonesia's independence and struggle for independence. The mosque hosts religious lectures and seminars. The mosque attracts many local visitors and is considered the first destination for foreign tourists in Jakarta.