The Worshipers

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Photo and caption by mochamad andri Zainul Karim

At least thousand of worshipers gathered to perform Friday prayer at Istiqlal mosque. The mosque can accommodate around 200,000 people and become the largest in the country and South East Asia. The mosque is part of the nation's history, which then became a symbol as the largest Muslim population country. It took seventeen years to build the building, and it was built based on the design of a Christian architect, Frederich Silaban. Istiqlal Mosque is also located adjacent to the Jakarta Cathedral as a symbol of religious respect.

Location: Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta.

 

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