Meriam Si Jagur: The Legendary Porn Cannon

The presence of Si Jagur cannon can’t be separated from the legend that surrounds the cannon. This legend is believed from obscene symbol in the cannon; clenched hand with the thumb protruding between the index and middle fingers. This symbol is a symbol that represents the actual coitus or Mano in Fica. Mano in fica…

Jakarta Graveyard Tour

Jakartabytrain.com has already count the vote for the next tour in this September, and the winner is the Jakarta Graveyard Tour with 10 votes. According to the result, jakartabytrain.com will organize a city tour that we called “Jakarta Graveyard Tour” or #JGT. The tour aims to give new experience for Jakarta citizens in knowing some…

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…

Jakarta Festival Museum Day to be held on Fatahillah Park

Jakarta Culture and Tourism Office will be held Jakarta Festival Museum Day (JFMD). This event will be followed by 45 museums in Jakarta, and will be held in the Fatahillah Park. The JFMD 2013 is to commemorate International Museum Day 2013. The JFMD participant in 2013 is over 45 museums from 53 museums in Jakarta….

Free Entrance Fee at Jakarta Museums for Batik Users

A number of events have been prepared by Jakarta Government to pamper its citizen, one of them is to make free entrance free for 10 museums for visitors who dressed in batik. Arie Budiman,  The Director of Jakarta Tourism and Culture Agency, said that there are as many as 10 museums under the management of…

Taman Fatahillah: The Center of Old Batavia

Taman Fatahillah or Fatahillah Park, is located before the Jakarta Historical Museum, Museum of Fine Art and Ceramics, and Puppet Museum. The name of this park previously was staadhuisplein (City Hall Park). In the middle of the Park you will see a fountain (no longer use) as a water resources for local Batavians at that…

Museum Seni Rupa dan Keramik: From Courthouse to Museum of Art

Museum Seni Rupa dan Keramik (Fine Arts and Ceramics Museum) is located at Jl. Pos Kota No. 2, Jakarta Barat/West Jakarta, close to Jakarta Historical Museum and Puppet Museum. The Building of the Fine Arts and Ceramics Museum, was built in 1870, which were the work of an architect JHR. W.H.F.H. Van Raders. The building…

Museum Wayang: The Puppet Palace of Jakarta

Museum Wayang (Puppet Museum) located on Jl. Pintu Besar Utara No 27, Jakarta Barat/West Jakarta (very near to the Jakarta Historical Museum), was built in 1912. The Building previously was a church that built in 1640 named d Oude Hollandsche Kerk (The Old Dutch Church). In 1732, the church was renovated and the name changed…