Menara Syahbandar: The Leaning Tower Jakarta

Menara Syahbandar or Syahbandar Tower (Uitkijk) is located on Jl. Pasar Ikan, Jakarta Utara/North Jakarta. The tower ¬†was built around 1839. The tower is actually a former bastion (tower of defense) Culemborg that was built in 1645. The tower serves as a monitoring tower for ships entering and leaving Batavia by sea and also served…

Jembatan Gantung Kota Intan: The Remaining Bridge from V.O.C Era

Jembatan Gantung Kota Intan or Jembatan Kota Intan or Kota Intan Bridge is a red bridge that spans over the Kali Besar (Great River). This bridge has a length of 38.6 meters with 4 meters wide and extends over along the Kali Besar 27.75 meters. In the past, the Kali Besar is part of a…