Old City is set as the National Travel Destination

Old City is so one of the famous destinations in Jakarta, but it has not been treated well. But now, this area has been designated as a national tourist attraction through the Decree of the Minister of Tourism. This declaration according to Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism, as a step for the Old City to…

Pelabuhan Sunda Kelapa: Keindahan dari Masa Lampau

Pelabuhan Sunda Kelapa adalah pelabuhan tua yang beralamat di Jl. Maritim No 8, Penjaringan, Jakarta Utara. Pelabuhan bersejarah ini sudah dikenal sejak abad ke 12. Awalnya pelabuhan ini merupakan tempat bongkar muat barang – barang milik Kerajaan Sunda. Sehingga sejak awal, banyak kapal – kapal asing berlabuh dan berdagang dengan penduduk sekitar. Kapal – kapal…

Museum Bahari: Bekas Gudang Yang Jadi Museum

Museum Bahari menampilkan koleksi benda – benda yang memiliki kaitan dengan sejarah bahari Indonesia. Berlokasi di Jl. Pasar Ikan Jakarta utara, bangunan ini dibangun pada 1652. Pada masa itu, Museum Bahari digunakan sebagai gudang penyimpanan rempah – rempah yang akan dikirimkan ke Eropa. Saat ini Museum Maritim mengkoleksi  lebih dari 850 benda, termasuk 19 kapal…

Next year, the Old City will be turn to Special Economic Zone

In improving the quality of the Old City as one of the tourist destinations in Jakarta, the Jakarta administration plans to set up Special Economic Zones (SEZs) of Old City. Head of Tourism and Culture of Jakarta Arie Budiman said, with the concept, structuring and development of the Old City area will be managed by…

The Old City will be develop as the Icon of Jakarta

Jakarta is considered ready to be the best destination in the world. Some major destinations such as the Old City, Indonesia Miniature Park, or Sunda Kelapa port, will bring a lot of foreign tourists. In pursuing that purpose, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy developing a program called Destination Management Organization (DMO). DMO is…

Kali Angke: The Killing Field

The Chinese people who seek their fortune in Batavia already reached 80 thousand people, and in general they work in many sugar factory. Sugar at that time was one of the largest oil fields in Jakarta. But the price of sugar in the international market is decline since there were many sugar available from Malabar,…