Kepolisian Sektor Metro Palmerah: The Gedong Tinggi of Palmerah


Andries Hartsinck, a former VOC high-ranking officer at Surakarta Palace has a vacation home (landhuis) in Palmerah. The building designed by W.J. van de Velde and has five large rooms. Palmerah inhabitants at that time called this building as the Gedong Tinggi (High  Building) because it was the tallest building in the region. While residents of Rawa Belong mention this building as Gedong Cubuh.

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This building is the only remaining landhuis in the region and it is still used as part of the Metro Palmerah Police Station. Gedong Tinggi is located on Jl. Palmerah Barat, Palmerah, Jakarta Selatan/South Jakarta

 

Source: Kenangan12345
Source: Ensiklopedia Jakarta

How to get here (see the route map):

From Juanda / Gondangdia / Cikini go to platform 2 and take the Red Line/Blue Line heading to Bekasi/Depok/Bogor and stop at Manggarai. Go to platform 5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Angke/Jatinegara and stop at Tanah Abang. Go to Platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/Maja/Rangkasbitung and stop at Palmerah. Take Take a 16 minutes walks to the west

From Tanah Abang go to Platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/Maja/Rangkasbitung and stop at Palmerah. Take Take a 16 minutes walks to the west

From Sudirman go to platform 1 and take the Yellow Line heading to Angke/Jatinegara and stop at Tanah Abang. Go to Platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/Maja/Rangkasbitung and stop at Palmerah. Take a 16 minutes walks to the west

see the link map or the map below

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