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Anjungan Papua TMII

Anjungan Papua TMII

You can find out more about Papuan culture via Taman Mini Indonesia Indah's Anjungan Papua. In Anjungan Papua, you will be able to find the main building, built to resemble the traditional house of Tobati-Enggros tribe, called Kariwari.  ...

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Bank Indonesia Museum and Bank Mandiri Museum

Bank Indonesia Museum and Bank Mandiri Museum

If you are interested in Banking, then visit the Bank Indonesia Museum and the Bank Mandiri Museum.

In the Bank Indonesia Museum you can follow the history of the archipelago’s Banking system from Dutch colonial times to today.&nb...

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Barack Obama Statue

Barack Obama Statue

Obama statue or also known as the statue of "young barry" is made of bronze material with a total height of 2 meters. Put in SDN 01 Besuki, Menteng, Central Jakarta. Designed by artist Leo Angelo and sculpted by sculptor Edi Chaniago. At ...

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Barongsai Festival

Barongsai Festival

This festival is one of the new events that attempt to preserve the barongsai artistry that exists in the Eastern Jakarta area.

October 2014 | Jakarta Timur

 

Organized by :

Suku Dinas Keb...

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Bondol Eagle Jakarta Icon

Bondol Eagle Jakarta Icon

Do you know that the Bondol Eagle is the mascot of Jakarta? This eagle is one type of eagle that only exist in Kepulauan Seribu, Jakarta. Why Bondol Eagle ? Not the other ?   Determination of the Eagle Bondol became the city mascot of Ja...

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Construction of Modern Jakarta

Construction of Modern Jakarta

Serious construction of Modern Jakarta was started by Indonesia’s first president, Soekarno, who built the wide avenue connecting the Merdeka Square with the then new residential town of Kebayoran.

This avenue was earnarked exclusively fo...

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Gedung Joang 45

Gedung Joang 45

In this museum can be seen traces of the struggle of independence of Indonesia with a collection of heritage objects of the Indonesian fighters. Among these are official car of First President and Vice President of RI known as car REP 1 and REP 2,...

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Gedung Kesenian Jakarta

Gedung Kesenian Jakarta

Gedung Kesenian Jakarta  (Jakarta Performing Art Theater) was built in 1821 upon the site of a simple theatre that was constructed during the British interregnum under Governor General Sir Stamford Raffles.

At first called the Schouwbur...

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GPBI Pniel Pasar Baru

GPBI Pniel Pasar Baru

Local residents usually call GPIB Pniel Pasar Baru by its nickname, Gereja Ayam. The nickname was given because you could see a rooster-shaped wind vane perched up on the roof of the church, making the 'Gereja Ayam' nickname stick.  ...

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Hasyim Asy'ari Mosque

Hasyim Asy'ari Mosque

Masjid Raya KH Hasyim Asy'ari located in Daan Moogot, is a big mosque in West Jakarta which is planned to be an icon of the region. This mosque has been inaugurated by President Joko Widodo on April 15, 2017.   The mosque is built on t...

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House Of Si Pitung

House Of Si Pitung

This red-stained house is located in Marunda, North Jakarta. It turns out, Si Pitung never lived in this house. This Betawi hero only dropped by the house several times here while he was hiding from the Dutch.   This house, already designa...

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IKADA Statue

IKADA Statue

To commemorate the event of the Giant Meeting, was built IKADA Monument. This monument describe the figure of five youths, a minimal number that can describe the mass of people with determination, courage, optimism, with the flag of Merah Putih. ...

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Jakarta Governor’s Office

Jakarta Governor’s Office

The Office of the Governor of Jakarta is situated on the South side of the Merdeka Square, at Jalan Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 9, adjacent to the Office of the Vice-President and the American Embassy. 

In 1905 the Batavia Municipal ...

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Jakarta Islamic Centre Mosque

Jakarta Islamic Centre Mosque

Jakarta Islamic Centre Mosque   Did you know that this area was once used to be the Kramat Tunggak 'red light district'? Officially shut down in 1999, then in 2003, the JIC mosque was built in the area   A Middle Easte...

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Jendral Sudirman Statue

Jendral Sudirman Statue

Statue of Jendral Sudirman ⠀ ⠀   Jendral Sudirman was one of the heroes who helped defend Indonesia's independence by ousting Dutch troops who were still not ready for Indonesian independence. ⠀   He is known as a genera...

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Kalibesar: the Large Canal

Kalibesar: the Large Canal

On the west and east banks of the Ciliwung was the commercial area known as Kalibesar, or in Dutch colonial days known as Grootegracht, or the Large Canal. Until today this is still a busy trading district, also known as Jakarta’s Chinatown. The...

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Kantor Pos Kota Tua

Kantor Pos Kota Tua

In the past, the post office was of importance to the colonial government. That is why it was placed right in front of Balai Kota Pemerintahan Hindia Belanda, so that information could be received quickly.   Located in Jl. Taman Fat...

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Kota Tua: The Old Batavia

Kota Tua: The Old Batavia

On this 1.3 square kilometers of land, - today part of north and west Jakarta, - is where the Dutch built a fortress, a city wall, canals and administrative buildings.

Center of Old Batavia was the Municipal Hall, known as Stadhuis, fronted by...

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Lapangan Banteng

Lapangan Banteng

A little way down from the Merdeka Palace lies the Banteng Square,

 in front of which stands the Ministry of Finance, which was originally built as the Palace for Governor General Daendels. Around the square is the Catholic Church...

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Masjid Langgar Tinggi

Masjid Langgar Tinggi

From Pekojan district, West Jakarta, a mosque that was once only small mosque still standing since 1829 BC or 1249 Hijri. The mosque is now included in the list of protected historical heritage Jakarta. High Langgar mosque located in Pekojan Jalan...

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Merdeka Square: Indonesia’s Independence

Merdeka Square: Indonesia’s Independence

With the growth of the city, the Dutch expanded Batavia further south to present-day Merdeka Square – then called Koningsplein around which today stand the Merdeka Palace,the Supreme Court of Justice,the National Museum and many important govern...

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