Kopitiam Tak Kie: Aromatic and Fresh Coffee from Chinese heritage

Jakarta like many other big city, has a great number of Chinese people who have lived for centuries since the Dutch colonies, nevertheless the Chinese culture had given many great contributions to Jakarta daily life, the trace of Chinese history could be found at the old city area, especially in Petak Sembilan, Glodok, at Central…

Petak Sembilan: Feels like in ancient Chinatown

Jakarta offers a wide selection of interesting sights. If you want to spend your weekend in the Chinatown ancient atmosphere, try visiting an area called Petak Sembilan. Petak Sembilan is located along Jl. Kemenangan III, Glodok, Taman Sari, West Jakarta. Petak Sembilan not only gives you the pleasure through the landscape of the architecture of…

Kali Angke: The Killing Field

The Chinese people who seek their fortune in Batavia already reached 80 thousand people, and in general they work in many sugar factory. Sugar at that time was one of the largest oil fields in Jakarta. But the price of sugar in the international market is decline since there were many sugar available from Malabar,…