How to get to Gambir Railway Station with @CommuterLine

Since 2013, @CommuterLine no longer stop at Gambir station, passenger who want to depart or arrive at Gambir station have another challenge. Commuterline of the Blue Line (Jakarta Kota – Bekasi ) and the Red Line (Jakarta Kota – Depok/Bogor) pass through this station, but do not stop here So if you want travel to…

#turKRL : Gondangdia to Pasar Senen

It is an important announcement to whom it may concern: We will have another #turkrl for April 2016; Meeting Point : Manggarai Central Hub Station (Manggarai Station) Days and Hours: Saturday, 30 April 2016, 9.00 – finish Sign up fee: IDR 0,00 Route: Gondangdia Station – Hero Statue – Kwitang Bridge – National Awakening Museum…

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…

Tur Balai Kota itu Menyenangkan

Di minggu yang cerah, saya sebenarnya tidak berencana untuk mengadakan perjalanan ke Balai Kota Jakarta. Awalnya saya hanya ingin mengunjungi Lenggang Jakarta, tapi karena kedua lokasi ini cukup berdekatan, sayapun jadi tertarik untuk mengunjungi Balai Kota Setiap Sabtu dan Minggu, Balai Kota Jakarta terbuka untuk umum. Di hari kerja, memasuki Kantor Gubernur Jakarta adalah mustahil…

City Hall Tour is Fun

On a sunny Sunday, I actually did not plan to travel to Jakarta City Hall. Initially I just wanted to visit Lenggang Jakarta, but since the location is quite close, so I was interested to visit City Hall Every Saturday and Sunday, the Jakarta City Hall is open to the public. On weekdays, entered the…

Wisma Delima: The Story of the First Backpacker Hostel in Jakarta

The history of Jalan Jaksa can’t be separated from Wisma Delima that located at Jl. Jaksa No 5, Jakarta Pusat. In fact, the backpacker who ever came to Jakarta should be grateful to the founders of this Wisma Delima. Without him, the concept for the backpacker accommodation will never be known in Jakarta. Nathanael Lawalata…

Lenggang Jakarta: A New Alternatif Place to Hang Out

Actually Lenggang Jakarta is already there, but the place was a mess and is not cool to hang out with friends at Lenggang Jakarta. The Jakarta Administration reorganizes Lenggang Jakarta to become an alternative place for hang out and also a place for tourists to buy souvenirs In a hot and sunny Sunday, I traveled…

New Attraction: Jakarta City Hall Tour

Starting this Saturday (12/09/2015), the tourism program of Jakarta City Hall officially begins. You are free to visit the office of the Jakarta Governor. City Hall tour will be held every Saturday and Sunday starting at 09.00-17.00. However, for this particular Saturday, the tour will start at 10.00. If you want to visit the City…

Exhibition #AkuDiponegoro : A Prince for All Seasons

Most present-day Indonesians remember Prince Diponegoro as an early nineteenth-century freedom fighter who led the Javanese in their fight against Dutch colonialism known as the Java War (1825-30). Others see the Java War leader as primarily a Yogyakarta prince whose image can be found in classrooms throughout Indonesia alongside other national heroes. The exhibition A…