June 13, 2010

Istiqlal Mosque, Indonesia

Photograph by Tony Hartawan, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Jakarta’s Istiqlal Mosque, one of the largest in the world, can hold more than 70,000 worshippers at a time. Arab traders brought Islam to the region a thousand years ago. Today Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim country.


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