The History of Rangkasbitung Station

Rangkasbitung station is a station that is located at Jl. Stasiun Rangkasbitung, Rangkasbitung, Banten. Built in 1901, the station is intended to support the transportation from Rangkasbitung to Jakarta. At that time, Rangkasbitung is an industrial city based on agricultural industry and become the largest economic center in Banten. As an economic center, Rangkasbitung highly…

Happy the 69th Independence Day Indonesia!

Today, all Indonesian celebrate its 69th Independence. Today is the day, when Soekarno and Moh. Hatta declared Indonesia Independence in Jl. Pegangsaan. Before Soekarno and Hatta had announced the Indonesia Independence, the declaration was drafted at Maeda House By Soekarno, Hatta, Ahmad Soebarjo hand in hand with other Indonesians leader. The Initial draft was written…

Dari Tramway ke Busway

Jakarta punya sejarah panjang soal transportasi massal berbasis rel. Bahkan, dulu sekali Jakarta punya trem, ketika pada saat yang sama, Negeri Belanda belum memilikinya. Trem pertama yang muncul di Jakarta adalah trem kuda yang sanggup mengangkut 40 penumpang. Trem ini berjalan di atas rel dengan ditarik 4 ekor kuda. Meski trem kuda di Jakarta diresmikan…

Taman Tebet Honda: A Park to Relax

Back in 1960, during the Soekarno administration, the government decided to relocate the residents of Senayan to a well planned residential area in Tebet, which was built with a park named Taman Tebet.┬áTaman Tebet is located between Jalan Tebet Timur Raya and Jalan Tebet Barat Raya. Like any other park in Jakarta, Taman Tebet is…

Gedung Perintis Kemerdekaan: The Silent Witness of Indonesia Development

Gedung Perintis Kemerdekaan or Independence Pioneers Building is located at Jl. Proklamasi No. 56, Menteng, Central Jakarta. Construction of the building is marked by the first swing hoe of the Pola Pembangunan Semesta (National Development Plan) proclaimed by President Soekarno on January 1, 1961. This building formerly called Gedung Pola Pembangunan Semesta and designed by…

Gedung Pancasila: Historic Diplomatic Building

Gedung Pancasila or Pancasila House is located within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs area and located on Jl. Pejambon No. 6, Central Jakarta. This building was built in 1830 and designed by J. Tromp. This building originally was the home of Hertog Bernhard and later became the residence of the Commander of the Royal Netherlands…

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski: The First 5 Star Hotel in Jakarta

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski, located on Jl MH Thamrin No. 1 Jakarta Pusat/Central Jakarta formerly known as Hotel Indonesia. This hotel is the first five-star hotel built in Jakarta and the first in Southeast Asia. Hotel that occupies a land area of 25,082 square meters was inaugurated on August 5, 1962 by President Sukarno in order…