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More tourists visit Istiqlal after Obama visit

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, August 4 2011 | 07:00 am

PREMIUM JAKARTA: US President Barrack Obama’s visit to Istiqlal Mosque in Central Jakarta last year has apparently inspired many foreign tourists to take a look at Indonesia‘s largest mosque.

Istiqlal management secretary Subandi said recently in Jakarta that Obama had helped promote the mosque as a tourist attraction, with the number of tourists visiting Istiqlal increasing significantly since...