Monumen Patung Dirgantara: Known as Patung Pancoran

President Sukarno was the person behind the idea to create a statue of the Indonesia aviation. He requested that the statue featuring the power of Indonesia in the aerospace industry by relying on the nature of honest, brave, and passionate of Indonesian nation. This statue depicts a human space, which means that illustrates the spirit…

Taman Seno Tebet: The Unpopular Park in Tebet

Perhaps you are more often heard Taman Tebet Honda than the Taman Seno Tebet. Interestingly though the park is not so popular, it lies next to the Taman Tebet Honda. With an area of approximately 1000m2, the park is equipped with a jogging track and children’s playground. This clean and beautiful park is also having…

Enjoy the Dancing Fountain at Taman Kodok

The term of Taman Kodok or Frog Park is given because of the many frog ornaments that decorate on every corner of the park. Initially this was just a regular park managed by the local municipality. But since 2012, the park was renovated by the Jakarta Parks Department You can see variety of plants and…

Kantor PLN Gambir: Witness of Electricity Development in Jakarta

Originally, this building was the office of a company called NV NIGM (Nederlandsch Indische Gas Maatschappij) which was established in 1897. The company is expanding its operations into electric power. At that time, there was Steam Power Plant aroun Gambir near the Ciliwung river. In 1913, NV NIGM had a license to do business in…

Monumen Tugu Lonceng Cilebut: The Forgotten Monument

Who would have thought that not far from the Cilebut station it stands a monument called the Monumen Tugu Lonceng or Bell Monument. There is a sign around this monument which explain this objects as cultural heritage protected by the Government. Although the name contains the word “bell”, unfortunately there was no bell at the…

BXc Park: An Open Space for Public

Bintaro Exchange Mall, a magnificent shopping mall open on 18 December 2013. Interestingly this superblock area is equipped with an open area that is named BXc Park or Bintaro Jaya Exchange Park which is used as a green belt area and it has various support facilities. Various outdoor activities can be done here, ranging from…

Bentara Budaya Jakarta: A National Cultural and Art Institution

Bentara Budaya Jakarta located at Jl. Palmerah Selatan No 17, is a cultural and art institution founded by Kompas Gramedia as the cultural philanthropic branch as well as the corporate social responsibility. Bentara Budaya Jakarta, which opened on 26 June 1986 by Jacob Oetama is an example of a partnership between the media and the…

Grand Batik Inn Hotel: Comfortable and Affordable

If you need a hotel which is quite convenient, safe, and affordable, Grand Batik Inn may be an option for you. A hotel is located in the city center at Jl. Karang Anyar Utara, Mangga Besar, Jakarta. It’s just a short distance to the Mangga Dua Shopping District. One of the advantages is the hotel…

Taman Perdamaian BSD: A Creative Space at Tangerang Selatan

Taman Perdamaian or the Peace Park is located at Jl. Angsana BSD, is a park that has been revitalized in 2014. Before revitalized, there were not so many people aware about the existence of this park, but the park is transformed into a quite important park for the resident in Tangerang Selatan, especially who resides…

Monumen Argo Pantes: The Land Mark of Tangerang

Many cities in Indonesia have their own 0 Km landmark. Monas is already known as the 0 km land mark of Jakarta. Tangerang, the neighboring city, have also their landmark. The name is Monumen Argo Pantes, which resides at Jl. Ki Samaun, Tangerang near the Pasar Lama Tangerang declared by the Tangerang administration. This monument…