Tugu Peringatan Rakyat Serpong: The Forgotten War Monument at Tangerang Selatan


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This monument was erected by people of Serpong to commemorate the battle between NICA Soldiers against the people of serpong on 26 May 1946. The battle against NICA happened during the day. People who fought the NICA Soldiers were not equipped with the complete arsenal and they were losing the battle.

This monument is equipped with a faded Red and White Flag to commemorate the battle in May 1946.

In the middle of the monument reads “Tugu Peringatan Proklamasi 17 Agustus 1945. Didirikan Djam 6 Petang. Tanggal 27 Desember 1949 (5 Maulud 1369). Rakjat Serpong

This means

“Memorial Independence Day on 17 August 1945. Established on 18.00, 27 December 1949 (5 Maulud 1369). People of Serpong”. It is still written with the Old Bahasa Indonesia spelling

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 Station. Go to platform 5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Jatinegara and stop at Tanah Abang Station. Go to Platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/ Maja/Rangkasbitung and stop at Serpong Station.Take a 15 minutes walks to the North

From Tanah Abang go to Platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/ Maja/Rangkasbitung and stop at Serpong Station.Take a 15 minutes walks to the North

From Sudirman go to platform 1 and take the Yellow Line heading to Jatinegara and stop at Tanah Abang Station. Go to Platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/ Maja/Rangkasbitung and stop at Serpong Station.Take a 15 minutes walks to the North

Tugu Peringatan Rakyat Serpong Map

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