September 13, 2014

Many Choices To Do In Batavia Old Town

They don't care the ray of heat of the sun, at noon 12.00. They continue do their activity. They consist of foreign and domestic tourist. This is The Old Batavia. A placed loaded with trace of history. From morning untill midnight this place visited by much people. For us Jakarta community, The Old Batavia is a place give us much inspiration. The place save historical file. This buillding was and goverment center when this country under Dutch Goverment.
A few years before, this place in critical condition, this time still countinue in rehabilitation include include how to manage visitors. We have many choices to do in this place. Just get cup of coffee in the night, get  traditional Indonesian food or visit Cafe Batavia to get others culinary, photograph, writing, or look back historical of Jakarta in this building, Fatahillah Museum, Visit Ceramic Museum and Wayang Museum. 

In this yard often celebrated event like culture festival, wayang festival, "layar tancap" and many others. So easy to get this place by public transport TransJakarya. This Place around by three Shelter. First, Kali Besar shelter with destination to Pluit. Second Fatahillah Shelter wirh destination to Tanjung Priok Third, Stasiun Kota with destination to Blok M. 

Beos Rail Way Station to get Jabodetabek Commuterline and Rail to the others city in Java Island Don't forget visit this place, if you have arrived in National Monument (Monas), caused by only fifteen minutes to get this place by Trans Jakarta.

June 7, 2014

National Monument

Monas (Monument Nasional) standing in the center of Jakarta. The Monument have the big main square. Come to this places just not see the tower of monument but also make our eyes see the building in long distance.
People standing in line waiting get lift to the tower of the monument. Just IDR 15.000 we can see all from museum until tower. We also feeling really Indonesia in this place at museum under the monument. The old Indonesia song audible all time from every speaker in corner.
Wanna see Istiqlal Mosque and Cathedral Church standing in harmony ?, get the picture like this from the tower of Monas in east side.
They were selling souvenir, t-shirt etc with cheap price.
Monas also be romantic place in twilight.
So easy to find Monas. Just get Trans Jakarta and stop at the Monas Shelter Corridor 1 or Gambir Shelter Corridor 2. You also can get this place by train with stop at Gambir Station

TMII Indonesia Miniature Park

TMII (Taman Mini Indonesia Indah) is one place that known just not by Jakarta community but all of Indonesian people.  Much of us as Indonesian not know about life of others ethnic at their place. We live in places that far from one to others. We need place like this, Indonesian Miniature.

Jakarta is a city with consists of multi ethnic that come from all places in Indonesia. Everybody leave their cultural life and come to Jakarta live together with others ethnic.TMII is a place that bring us like find a place that we leave. I can enter to the house in "Anjungan" and feel like enter to my really house. Just not that, in TMII we find much arena to game. Feel the natural here. Walk around Indonesia just on foot.

This is Keong Mas ("gold snail"). The unique room theater. This is just one place that we can to spend time here. We need time from open until close, eventhough all day here we cannot visit all the places.

June 4, 2014

Ethnic House in Indonesian Miniature Park (TMII)

Indonesian Miniature Park found in TMII ( Taman Mini Indonesia Indah). TMII is a big park that show Indonesian in multi ethnic. Visit this place like go around Indonesia from Aceh in the west until Papua in the east.
TMII is a smart concept how to find Indonesian in one place. Get this place by Trans Jakarta Public Transpor in Corridor 9. Stop at Taman Mini Garuda Shelter. From the shelter you have two option, on foot or use the next public transport K40 to the gate of TMII.
 This picture not in West Sumatra (Minangkabau) where we'll find the habitation that consists of house like this. This is in TMII in Jakarta City. The houses ethnic in this park same with the origin of the house include size and architecture. The people that build the houses were the ethnic house architect.
Classification of the houses base on province in Indonesia. In one province we'll find one or more ethnic, so same like in this park, we can find one or more ethnic house in one province.
In every house we can buy souvenir that match with the ethnic souvenir of the house.We also can enter to the house like enter to the really house in  Indonesia habitation.
Indonesia is a big country that separated by sea. You need much time to can visit all off that. You can find Indonesia here, TMII, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

The next picture, Tongkonan. This Toraja Ethnic House from South Of Sulawesi. In the same plots we'll find other ethnic house from South Sulawesi.

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April 22, 2014

Cafe Batavia Old Town

Visit The Old Town Batavia after rain so wonderful. Feel the place in cool weather. This is Cafe Batavia, an cafe that using old building in this little city.
Find the culinary from West, Asia and Indonesia in this cafe. awhile listening Holland Old Musis and also see the activity in the yard of Fatahillah Museum.

February 20, 2014

Blok M

Top picture is Sate Mak Syukur in Blok M Square food court. Blok M Square arounded by food court in along corridor. Blok M is a place that consist of much shopping centre. Beside Blok M Square the other places are Pasaraya, Blok M Plaza, Ramayana and many orthers.

Blok M also is a terminal with destination for all place in Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang, Bekasi. This is a centre of public transport in Jabodetabek area.

Will find bus with destination to Bogor, Tangerang, Bekasi. Also bus with destination to other terminal in Jakarta namely Kampung Rambutan, Rawamangun, Kalideres, Pulo Gadung and strategic places like UKI (in front of Universitas Kristen Indonesi)

We also get Trans Jakarta in thw Blok M Terminal.

February 1, 2014

Green Central City

This is Green Central City at Gajah Mada Street. Consists of Novotel, ICBC Bank, 7 eleven and an old building, Pagoda. The Pagoda have been standing from long time ago. Far before this place constructed.

The Pagoda is cultural heritage, so no one can to crumbling down this building. That The Pagoda untill now still standing together with modern building in this place, The Green Central City.

The main building in this place is Novotel Gajah Mada where a last name of this building. First, this building constructed spend long time. One time the construct of this building stopped and     a few years next continued. This building change the name more than one before finished. Finally, this building given name Novotel, means this building is Novotel Hotel.

This place nearby LTC Glodok, Jayakarta Hotel, Glodok, Old Town, Glodok Busway Shelter, Olimo Busway Shelter, Mediterenia Apartemen and many others.

January 27, 2014

Sudirman Park Apartemen

This Apartemen actually not located at Sudirman Street but using name "Sudirman". Sudirman is a word that very famous in Jakarta. Sudirman known as center of business together with Gatot Soebroto and Rasuna Said Streets.

Sudirman Park Apartemen located at KH Mas Mansyur Street Kav 35, that nearby Sudirman Street. This thing makes Sudirman Park known much people as an apartemen that located at Sudirman. But this not a lie because we can get this place by Sudirman Street. We can walk on foot from Sudirman Street to get Sudirman Park. Not so far from Sudirman Street. Just about three kavling.

In this apartemen will find BCA bank, BRI bank, London School, Rudi Hadisuwarno Salon, 7 eleven, and others minimart and offices.

January 23, 2014

Christmas in Jakarta in Peace

The first picture is a buliding in Atmajaya Chatolic University Campus. The campus placed in Semanggi, Sudirman Street.

The second picture was situastion in Tiberias Church in worship waiting countdown closing 2013.  Pastor Yesaya Pariadji was preaching and praying for new year.

The number three picture is a candlelight in Gelora Bung Karno Stadium where about 200.000 people singing Silent Night.
The last picture was a situation in a house that celebrate Christmas
Jakarta a city where all religion and ethnic in Indonesia live together in peace. Mosque, Church, Temple and Pagoda standing in Jakarta  Comunity that consist of diferent religion.