Taman Diponegoro: A Pleasant Scenery in the middle of Jakarta

A new park on Jl. Diponegoro may be appropriate as a place for you to rest for a while. The park is located in the Ciliwung riverside. The park is also equipped with comfortable seat and a playground for children. Five decker car tires seemed hung on the iron pole on the corner of this…

City Hall Prison: The Cage within the Batavia City Hall

The overcrowding problem of the detention center was already in place for decades. It was reported in 1845, in the prison of the Batavia City Hall, 85 percent of inmates were died within four months. Most of those were affected by typhoid, cholera, and dysentery due to overcrowded situation in the City Hall prisons. Some…