The Unknown History of Rumah Akar Kota Tua

This fascinating building called Rumah Akar or House of Roots, it is located on Jl Kali Besar Timur in the area known now as Kota Tua or the Old City. If you like to take shoot some picture this Rumah Akar should be on your top list. It is and old building behind the Puppet…

Pintu Kecil: The Wallstreet of Batavia

Kleine Poort is the name that was used to refer to the Jl. Pintu Kecil (Small Door street). Pintu Kecil name derived from the name of the door to get into the fortress of Batavia. Pintu Kecil becomes an alternative way for those who are going into or out of the city walls. Because the…

The Jakarta Old City will be changed into like Venice

A number of tourism entrepreneurs expressed their willingness to change the old city the old into areas like Venice in Italy. “The willingness of employers is if there is an agreement of cooperation with the Jakarta government. It means that the Jakarta government need to give the management authority rather provide the the budget,” said…

Toko Merah: It Is Totally Red

Toko Merah or Red Store is located in the Jl. Kali Besar Barat No. 7, Jakarta Barat/West Jakarta. Toko Merah is located rights before the Kali Besar (Great River). Red Store was built in 1730 by Willem Baron van Imhoff Gustaaf (later to become governor-general) as a dwelling house. The name “Red Store” is based…