Lapangan Banteng: The Waterloo Square of Batavia

Lapangan Banteng or Banteng Square is located on Jl. Lapangan Banteng Selatan, Jakarta Pusat/Central Jakarta. Bateng Square was built at the time of Lieutenant Governor General Daendels, when the capital moved from Old Town to the Weltevreden area in the early 19th century and named as the Waterlooplein or Lions Square. The square was called…