Sawah Besar district has been considered as one of the oldest area in Jakarta. Here you may visit some tourists’ landmarks that might catches your attention, like Pasar Baroe, Cathedral Church, Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta Art Building, The Antara Museum of Photojournalism, and Mangga Dua shopping centers.
Some of this landmarks indeed has its own charms, for example the Pasar Baroe area, one of the oldest shopping zone in Jakarta. This area is a melting pot of Chinese, India, and Indonesian cultures judging by its foods, shopping stalls, as well as religious spots.
Well, if you are interested in seeing one of the largest mosque in Indonesia, pay a visit to Istiqlal Mosque that is located across Cathedral Church. Not only you will get to witness their toleration towards each religion, you may also enjoy the majestic sacred interior design from the very first time you set foot in this place.