Istiqlal Mosque - Indonesia

Istiqlal Mosque - Indonesia
Istiqlal Mosque - Indonesia
Istiqlal Mosque, in Pasar Baru, Indonesia, is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and the sixth largest mosque in the world. Located between the busy streets of Jakarta, this beautiful mosque was built as a tribute to the nation’s independence, with its white and green color symbolizing the unity of Indonesian Muslims and Christians. The mosque is topped with four towering minarets and visitors can enter the building for free. It’s a great place to experience Indonesian culture and tradition. The architecture of the mosque is really impressive, from its curved main dome to the intricate ornamentation and calligraphy. Inside the mosque, visitors will find a grand interior with luxurious carpets and chandeliers, offering a peaceful place to reflect, as well as a beautiful garden area where special events and prayer ceremonies are sometimes held.