About Istiqlal Mosque

The Istiqlal Mosque (Masjid Istiqlal) inspires with its enormous construction and contemporary architecture. Standing as one of the largest mosques in South East Asia, The mosque was open to the public in 1978, Istiqlal Mosque was built to memorialize Indonesia’s independence from the Netherlands. 'Istiqlal' means independence in Arabic. The mosque is opposite to the Jakarta Cathedral representing the acceptance of religious diversity.

Must See

  • Grand Architecture
  • Food Bazaar in the Mosque's yard
  • The Historic Relevance

How to reach

You can get to Masjid Istiqlal by Bus or Train. The lines and routes that have stops nearby - Train - BLUE, Train - RED Bus: Bus - GAMBIR, Bus - NE2, Bus - P100, Bus - T12.


  • There is a strict dress code
  • The peak time to visit the attraction is 9 AM
  • Leave footwear before entering the Mosque
  • Registration required for tourists
  • Officials from Mosque available for a guided tour of Mosque

Visit Time

Tourist Timings (Non-Muslims) are from 8:00 a.m. to 5: 30 p.m. on all days.
(Prayer Timings) 
Monday: 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Sunday: 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Waiting Time

Wait during Prayer times for Non Muslims


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Entrance Fee



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Time you can spend

1-2 Hours


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