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…

Oey Tambahsia: The Playboy van Batavia

Oey Tambahsia is the second son of a prominent Chinese figure named Oey Thai. Oey Thai was very rich at that time, but he was generous and often gave charity to the poor. After Oey Thai died, Oey Thai leaving a huge amount of wealth for Oey Tambahsia and his siblings, which value was more…