30 October 2012

Istiqlal Mosque

Istiqlal Mosque, or Masjid Istiqlal, (Independence Mosque) in JakartaIndonesia is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia[1]in terms of capacity to accommodate people and building structure. This national mosque of Indonesia was built to commemorate Indonesian independence, as nation's gratitude for God's blessings; the independence of Indonesia. Therefore the national mosque of Indonesia was named "Istiqlal", an Arabic word for "Independence"

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