Menara Syahbandar: The Leaning Tower Jakarta

Menara Syahbandar or Syahbandar Tower (Uitkijk) is located on Jl. Pasar Ikan, Jakarta Utara/North Jakarta. The tower ¬†was built around 1839. The tower is actually a former bastion (tower of defense) Culemborg that was built in 1645. The tower serves as a monitoring tower for ships entering and leaving Batavia by sea and also served…