Gedung Bank Indonesia

Initially Bank Indonesia office is located on a building which is now used as the Museum of Bank Indonesia. Currently, Bank Indonesia occupies the building that was built by architect F. Silaban in 1958-1962. The building is located on Jl. MH Thamrin No. 2 was built in Indonesian style. The whole side of the building…

Volksraad: The House of Commons of the Dutch Indies

Triggered by the outbreak of the First World War in August 1914 and the pressure from Budi Utomo and the Dutch who lives in the East Indies, had forced the Dutch government started to think to form a parliament. On December 16, 1916, the establishment of the Volksraad or People’s Council was submitted by the…

Patung Mohammad Husni Thamrin: A Remarkable Betawi Hero

The Statue of Mohammad Husni Thamrin (or populary known as MH Thamrin) is located on Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan, Jakarta Pusat/Central Jakarta. This statue was made by sculptor Ketut Dinarta at cost of Rp 2 billion, donated by the donors and inaugurated on June 3, 2012 by Fauzi Bowo, Governor Jakarta. The statue was created…