Among the earliest buildings established in Jakarta is the Immanuel Church and this renowned sanctuary was erected by Willem I King of Netherlands in the year 1835; it still to this day serves as a prestigious Christian church. Having been a place of worship for over a century, the Immanuel Church in Jakarta, which is also known as the Gereja Immanuel is a must see when you travel to this part of the world.
The Immanuel Church is situated in Jalan Pejambon in Gambir Jakarta adjacent to the heart of the city and even though its location is surrounded by the sounds of the city’s hustle and bustle, the pristine setting of the church premises provides a peaceful ambiance for a day out with your family. The sanctuary boasts a beautiful arched dome at the top of the building and this particular feature provides a rich look to its structure. A favourite destination in terms of tourist attractions, the Immanuel Church is also home to a spectacular pipe organ, which is still in mint condition and used to this date. The organ was presented to the church in the year 1843 and it is distinguished as the oldest feature of the church.
Travellers to the premises of the Immanuel Church will find its building serene. Its structure boasts many pillars and its architecture is impressive. Around the sanctuary, you will see a plethora of lovely greenery and a fountain has also been constructed in its compound. The church provides services in three different languages and these are English, Dutch and Bahasa (Indonesian) for ardent Christian travellers looking forward to a Mass at this prestigious venue.
The Immanuel Church also serves as an honour to the famed King of Netherlands Willem I, who was a personality that brought together many individuals to unite in Christianity. Your visit to this church will be memorable. Travellers looking for elegant Jakarta accommodation that boasts secluded lodging options and state of the art facilities should seek a stay at the recommended Somerset Berlian Jakarta. This private service apartment in Jakarta also offers its guests with breathtaking views and convenient services.