Jakarta Cathedral

Jakarta Cathedral (Indonesian: Gereja Katedral Jakarta) is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in Jakarta, Indonesia, which is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Jakarta, Currently Julius Riyadi Cardinal Darmaatmadja.

 

Its official name is Gereja Santa Maria Pelindung Diangkat Ke Surga (from Dutch, De Kerk van Onze Lieve Vrouwe ten Hemelopneming, in English: The Church of our Lady of Assumption).

 

This cathedral was officiated in 1901 and built in the neo-gothic style, a common architectural style to build churches at that time.

 

Note: The literal translation of the church is "Saint Mary Ascends to Heaven" or for short "St. MATH".

 

Taken @3rd fl, East side of Masjid Istiqlal.

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Taken on August 10, 2008