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September 9th, 2008, 09:21 AM
"The Jewel of Asia"
Jakarta (also DKI Jakarta), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. It was formerly known as Sunda Kelapa (397-1527), Jayakarta (1527-1619), Batavia (1619-1942), and Djakarta (1942-1972). Located on the northwest coast of the Java Island
Jakarta is served by the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Since 2004, Jakarta, while under the governance of Sutiyoso, has built a new bus system known as "TransJakarta" or "Busway" and is planning to increase the number of Busway routes. The city had hoped to establish its newest transportation system, the Jakarta Monorail, in 2007, but the project has been abandoned by the developer PT Jakarta Monorail in March 2008. Jakarta also is the location of the Indonesia Stock Exchange and the National Monument, Tugu Monas.
The National Monument (Monas)
The Monumen Nasional (or Tugu Monas, the National Monument tower) is a 450 ft (137 m) tall tower in Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia's independence. Construction began in 1961 under Sukarno and was not finished until 1975 under Suharto. It is topped by a 14.5 ton bronze flame, which is plated in 35 kg (1,125 troy ounces) of gold.
Istana Merdeka (Merdeka Palace)
Istana Negara and Istana Merdeka are palaces in the same complex on Merdeka Street in Central Jakarta, they have a total area of 68,000 m². Between them, on Medan Merdeka Street and Veteran Street, is another building used for state activities.
The two main buildings in the palace complex are the Istana Merdeka which faces the National Monument Garden (Monas), and Istana Negara which faces the Ciliwung River. On the Istana Negara side there is a Bina Graha which was formerly used as the President's Office. In the west wing of Istana Negara and Merdeka there is a Wisma Negara.
Exploring the three main roads in the downtown to see Jakarta in modern side. Their names are; Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, Jalan Mohammad Husni Thamrin and Jalan Gatot Subroto. Many new skycrapers as trade-mark of the city are situated there.
Gatot Subroto Street
The Welcome Statue (Patung Selamat Datang) is located in the middle of Hotel Indonesia roundabout (Bundaran HI). Hotel Indonesia, built during Soekarno era, is now being converted to Grand Indonesia, a huge business and shopping complex of super mall, luxury apartments, and five star diamond hotel.
Istiqlal National Mosque
Istiqlal Mosque, or Masjid Istiqlal, (Independence Mosque) in Jakarta, Indonesia is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. This national mosque of Indonesia was build to commemorate Indonesian independence, as nation's gratitude for God's blessings; the independence of Indonesia. Therefore the national mosque of Indonesia was named "Istiqlal", an arabic word for "Independence".
Jakarta Cathedral (Indonesian: Gereja Katedral Jakarta) is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in Jakarta, Indonesia, which is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Jakarta, Currently Julius Riyadi Cardinal Darmaatmadja. Its official name is Gereja Santa Maria Pelindung Diangkat Ke Surga (from Dutch, De Kerk van Onze Lieve Vrouwe ten Hemelopneming, in English: The Church of our Lady of Assumption). This cathedral was officiated in 1901 and built in the neo-gothic style, a common architectural style to build churches at that time.
Gereja Ayam (Chicken Church)
Immanuel Church, Jakarta is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Jakarta. The church was earlier known as the Willemskerk as it was constructed in honor of King Willem I of Netherlands. The king has received wide acclamation for his sincere initiatives to unite the different denominations of Christianity under one umbrella. Immanuel Church, Jakarta was rechristened in the year 1948.
Fatahelah Museum (Jakarta History Museum)
The Museum of History of Jakarta, is the one displaying the history of the development of the City of Jakarta, both the events and the community, from the prae-history until these present days. This museum is located in a building of cultural property which in the past known as Stadhuis, the City Hall of Batavia. As written on an inscription of the Museum collection, the building was constructed in 1707 by the city government of Batavia during the period of the VOC and it was inaugurated in 1710 by Governor General Abraham van Riebeeck. This building is located in front of a park, which in the past was known as Stadhuisplein, the City Hall Park, and now it is called Taman Fatahillah.
Jakarta Central Museum
The Museum National is located on the side of Merdeka Square or Lapangan Merdeka and was uilt in 1862 at that time Dutch colonial administration realized about the great treasure of Indonesian cultural heritages and long history of Indonesia
The Museum Nasional in Jakarta houses a very comprehensive collection of cultural artefacts from all over the vast Indonesian archipeligo. It offers a great introduction to the various provinces for those planning future trips throughout Indonesia.
Fine Art and Ceramic Museum
Fine Arts and Ceramic Building Museum was built in 1870. At the beginning the building was used as Dutch Judiciary Institution or Raad Van Justitie, then when Japan colonized Indonesia and the fight for Indonesia freedom occurred the building was used as military dormitory. Furthermore it was used as West Jakarta Mayor's Office in 1967. In 1968 until 1975 it was used as office of DKI Jakarta Museum and History Official. On Agust 20 th 1976 it was announced officially as Fine Arts Gallery Building and now become Fine Arts and Ceramic Museum
This museum, located on Jl. Aipda K.S. Tubun, is in a building, originally owned by a Frenchman in the 19th century. He sold his house to Abdul Azis, a Turkish consul. This consul married a daughter of a nobleman in Bengkulu. One of their 4 Children, Syarifah Mariam married one Sayid Abdullah bin Alwi Alatas, a very wealthy merchant. He bought the Raden Saleh Residence in Cikini, which is now a hospital, beside several other houses in Jl. Aipda KS Tubun. In 1952 the Department of Social Affairs bought the building and in 1975 it became the property of the Regional Government. After its restoration the house became the Textile Museum.
Wayang (Puppet) Museum
This used to be an old church from the dutch period that later on was rebuild to store goods. An interesting collection , a lot of different puppets. I'm afraid also that this museum only gets interesting when you got a passionate guide with you.
Bung Karno National Stadium (Senayan area)
Gelora Bung Karno Stadium (formerly known as Gelora Senayan) is a multi-use stadium in Gelora, Tanah Abang, Central Jakarta, Indonesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium was built in 1962 to host the 4th Asian Games and was renovated to serve as a venue for the 2007 Asian Cup. Before the tournament, the stadium has not been renovated. Its capacity of 100,000 has been reduced to 88,083. The stadium is named after Sukarno, Indonesia's first president. It also hosted the 1979, 1987, 1997 Southeast Asian Games.
Gambir Railway Station
Indonesian: Stasiun Gambir) is a mainline railway station in Gambir, Central Jakarta, Indonesia. It was built by the colonial Dutch before World War II but renovated in the 1990s. Its lime-green ceramic facade dominates the Gambir subdistrict. Many trains from Jakarta to other major cities south and east of the capital, depart from or stop at Gambir. Kota and Pasar Senen stations have less services leaving from those locations.
September 9th, 2008, 09:24 AM
Jakarta in Indonesia accounts to be a major tourist destination in South-east Asia. Chinatown (Glodok), Jakarta is one of the distinct places of interest. Steeped in rich history and culture Jakarta has much to offer to the tourists. The region is replete with museums, monuments and parks. Chinatown (Glodok), Jakarta stands as an interesting site for the visitors.
Tanah Abang Market
Tanah Abang is located in Central Jakarta . It hosts the biggest textile market in Southeast Asia. The market has been known to exist since 1735. It is the only market in Indonesia that contributes 9% to the GDP. Strangely, no research centre can predict accurately the daily profit of the retailer. The market is the distributor of textiles to various provinces.
September 9th, 2008, 09:32 AM
Sunda Kelapa harbour
Sunda Kelapa is the old port of Jakarta. In the original name, it is known "Sunda Kalapa" (from Sundanese words). The port is situated in Penjaringan sub-district, of North Jakarta, Indonesia. Although Sunda Kelapa today only a small port of Jakarta, this port is important for the development of this city. Jakarta has its origins in Sunda Kalapa and the village around it.
Jakarta old town (Batavia)
Jakarta Old Town (Kota Tua Jakarta), also known as Old Jakarta, and Old Batavia (Oud Batavia), is a small area in Jakarta, Indonesia. This special region spans 1.3 square kilometres of both North Jakarta and West Jakarta.
Dubbed "The Jewel of Asia" and "Queen of the East" in the 16th century by European sailors, Old Jakarta — or Batavia, as it was named by the Dutch — was once considered a center of commerce for the whole continent due to its strategic location and fertile resources.
September 9th, 2008, 09:40 AM
Senayan City (also often known as Sen C) is a mixed-use development located in Senayan area, Central Jakarta, Indonesia. The complex comprises a seven-floor high end shopping mall, an office tower (mainly occupied by SCTV), an apartment tower, and a five-star hotel operated by Sofitel. Senayan City is built on a land area of 48,000 m² owned by the Bung Karno Stadium Authority
Mall Taman Anggrek, translated to "Orchid Garden Mall" in English (also known as MTA or TA) is the one of the largest upscale shopping mall and condominium complex in Southeast Asia. It is located in West Jakarta, Indonesia. The mall itself is named after a real orchid garden which occupied the building site prior to construction.
September 9th, 2008, 09:41 AM
Ancol is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Jakarta. The city forms one of the major destinations for tourists visiting Indonesia. The other attractions include museums, parks and monuments. Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, Jakarta is an amusement park in Jakarta.
Placed inside the Ancol Dreamland, Sea World, Jakarta is one of the most advanced amusement parks of the world. You will find a gigantic oceanium in which there are over 4000 species of fishes and 300 species of sharks.
Dunia Fantasi (Fantasy World
It is Jakarta "Disneyland". Amusement park is the generic term used to refer to a collection of rides and other entertainment attractions assembled together in a large area to entertain a fairly large group of people belonging to different age groups. An amusement park is more elaborate affair than a usual city park or playground. The temporary at times even annual, amusement park with mobile rides is known as funfair or carnival
September 9th, 2008, 09:43 AM
Indonesia in Miniature Park
Indonesia Miniature Park, Jakarta is one of the most important tourist destinations in Jakarta. Comprising an archipelago of 1300 islands, Indonesia is the home to immigrants coming from different parts of the world. There are numerous tribes speaking different languages and practicing different rituals in Indonesia which make it one of the most colorful multicultural nations of the world. At Indonesia Miniature Park, Jakarta you will find the microcosm of Indonesia.
September 9th, 2008, 10:07 AM
"The Fascination of Asia"
Semarang is a city on the north coast of the island of Java, Indonesia. It is the capital of the province of Central Java. It has an area of 373.67 km² and a population of approximately 1.5 million people, making it the Indonesia's fifth largest city. Semarang is located at 6°58′S, 110°25′E. A major port during the Dutch colonial era, and still an important port today, the city has a large ethnically Chinese population
Simpang Lima (means "five intersection") is a vast field at the heart of Semarang. At night, we can eat, drink or just bring our self-wandering around Simpang Lima. There are plenty of food stalls offering variety of Indonesian and Javanese food
Tugu Muda Monument
The Tugu Muda is located westward of the Simpang Lima which is one of the 5 streets crossing Simpang Lima. This is located at the heart of Semarang city. Tugu Muda is the Youth Monument instituted to commemorate the heroic fight for independence. The Tugu Muda is a very important tourist destination in Semarang.
Lawang Sewu Building (A thousand doors)
Lawang Sewu is famous for the doors and windows. The place is famous for the Thousand Doors and windows and the fascinating stained glass windows representing the Dutch Symbolism of the places like The Hague and Rotterdam and also the Royal family. The building has numerous long winding corridors which open out to the offices on one side of the office and the other end of the building on the other hand. It is a famous landmark in the region of Semarang and a pride for Java. The place was actually built as the main colonial office for the Dutch and was then taken over by the Japanese government
September 9th, 2008, 10:12 AM
Semarang old city
As the capital city of central Java, Semarang is one of the big city in Indonesia, has many old buildings in old town
September 9th, 2008, 10:15 AM
Masjid Agung Semarang (National Great Mosque)
The biggest mosque in Semarang and Central Java province. Located at Gajah Raya street, The great Mosque of Central Java occupies a vast area of land around 10 hectares, and it is able to hold more than 13.000 people. This great mosque combines the traditional architectural style from the era of the “wali” with the universal Islam architecture.
The outstanding part of the mosque is the main dome which is decorated with sharp minaret on its four sides. People also say that the design is also inspired by Nabawi Mosque in Medina. The other amazing stuffs we can see here are six electric umbrellas, around 48 meters in diameter, which are used to protect the pilgrimages from the heat of the sun. The coloring and the interior of the mosque is carefully designed
Gereja Blenduk, domed church, the oldest Protestant Church in Central Java. build in 1720 under the Johanennes Wihelmus Swemmelaar as the pastor.the building still in good condition and standing still, faced to the artificial lake and dam in old town area.
Sam Poo Kong Temple
Sam Poo Kong temple in Semarang, Indonesia built in 1416 to honor admiral cheng ho and used for Buddhist worship with Barongsai show and ceremonies. The Sam Poo Kong temple is not only a shrine, but also opened as a tourism spot in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. It’s easy to locate the temple on Jalan Gedung Batu, Simongan, since it’s situated in the city.
September 9th, 2008, 10:21 AM
Tawang Railway Station
Tawang is the main train station in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. Its development was started built at 1864 and finished at 1868. It was the first main train station in Indonesia.
Mandala Bhakti Museum
One of the popular museums of Semarang is the Mandala Bhakti, Semarang. The infrastructure of the Mandala Bhakti, Semarang was once used as a law court especially for the citizens of Europe during the Dutch Period. From the year 1987 onwards, the building was used as the Mandala Bhakti Museum. Mandala Bhakti, Semarang has an amazing collection of fabulous military artifacts. The museum has numerous collections of photographs of the heroes of Indonesia. Moreover you can also view some traditional and modern weapons in this museum like the pointed bamboos which were used during war to modern guns, which were used to fight against the colonial rule.
South of Jl Jenderal Suprapto you plunge into the narrow streets of Semarang's old Chinatown. Though Chinese characters are rarely on show (the Chinese language was long discriminated against by law), Semarang is Indonesia's most Chinese city.
Chinatown's highlight is the brightly painted Tay Kak Sie Temple on the small alley running along the river off Jl Pekojan.
September 9th, 2008, 10:25 AM
"Never Ending Asia"
Yogyakarta (also Jogja, Yogya, Jogjakarta) is a city in the Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. It is renowned as a center of classical Javanese fine art and culture such as batik, ballet, drama, music, poetry, and puppet shows. It is also famous as a center for Indonesian higher education. Yogyakarta was the Indonesian capital during the Indonesian National Revolution from 1945 to 1949.
City downtown areal view of Code river
Tugu Monument (Yogyakarta landmark)
Tugu Jogja is the most popular landmark of Yogyakarta. This monument is located right in the center of the crossroad between the Mangkubumi, Soedirman, A.M. Sangaji and Diponegoro roads. The Tugu Jogja that is almost 3 centuries old has a very deep meaning and it keeps some history records of Yogyakarta.
Jalan Malioboro (Malioboro Street) is a major shopping street in Yogyakarta, Indonesia; the name is also used more generally for the neighborhood around the street. The street is the centre of Yogyakarta's largest tourist district; many hotels and restaurants are located nearby. Sidewalks on both sides of the street are crowded with small stalls selling a variety of goods. In the evening several open-air streetside restaurants, called lesehan, operate along the street.
Beringiharjo traditional market
Beringharjo market becomes part of Malioboro that is worth visiting. This market has been center of economy activity since years ago and its existence has philosophical meaning. The market that had been renovated several times symbolizes stages of human life that is busily engaged in its economy fulfillment. Furthermore, Beringharjo is also one of the 'four in one' poles (consisting of South Square, Sultan Palace, North Square, and Beringharjo market) symbolizing economy functions.
Tugu railway station
It is likely no other railway station that is located as strategically as Tugu railway station. It lies in the center of Yogyakarta city, close to traditional and modern shopping centers; it only takes a little time to reach five-star and budget hotels and it is close to some tourism objects. One other thing that most people neglect is that this station turns to have tourism potential because of its characteristic building and more than a century of its age.
September 9th, 2008, 10:29 AM
Keraton (Sultan Palace)
The Sultan's Palace, or Kraton, with its grand and elegant Javanese architecture, lay in the center of the city. It was founded by Pangeran Mangkubumi in 1775, whose the son, the prince, was then called Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono I. He choose the right place for the site of the building, right between Winongo River and Code Rivera swamp area that dried up then.
Taman Sari (Water Castle of Sultan)
Water Castle or Taman Sari is the open air king's bathing place from Yogyakarta Empire which is used one by the king with all his wife in a beautiful pool. Now this place is a tourist destination in Jogja or Jogjakarta located in the hearth of Yogyakarta Town.
September 9th, 2008, 10:32 AM
Benteng Vredeburg (lit.Vredeburg fort) is situated exacity face to face with Gedung Agung. The Dutch colonial built in 1765 during the domination. I t was built in order to anticipate the cannon shot from the Sultan's troops.
Gedung Agung (The Palace of Yogya)
Istana Yogyakarta, known as Gedung Agung, lies in the heart of the city. The main building of this palace was built on May 1824 by Anthony Hendriks Smissaerat, the Residency of Yogyakarta o the 18 (1823 - 1825). He was the man who insisted to create an elegant palace for the Dutch residences. Its architect was A Payen.
Sekaten is an event held annually in Yogyakarta to celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad. However, in the present it is not so much a religious festival for it has becoming a typical night market. The Gamelan Sekaten still goes on show for a week, from 6-12 Maulud (the third month of Javanese calendar).
Yogyakarta Kembali Monument and Museum
Yogya Kembali Monument at Yogyakarta brings out the essence of Indonesian freedom struggle, making it into a concrete history. The name Yogya Kembali means Yogya Returns that is the return of the Indonesian Republic Government.
September 9th, 2008, 10:33 AM
Temple near Yogyakarta city
The Borobodur Temple complex is one of the greatest monuments in the world. It is of uncertain age, but thought to have been built between the end of the seventh and beginning of the eighth century A.D. For about a century and a half it was the spiritual centre of Buddhism in Java, then it was lost until its rediscovery in the eighteenth century.
The structure, composed of 55,000 square meters of lava-rock is erected on a hill in the form of a stepped-pyramid of six rectangular storeys, three circular terraces and a central stupa forming the summit. The whole structure is in the form of a lotus, the sacred flower of Buddha.
The Prambanan temple is the biggest and a most beautiful Hindu temple about 20 minutes from Yogyakarta city. This magnificent Shivaite temple derives its name from the village where it is located. Locally known as the Loro Jongrang temple, or the temple of the "Slender Virgin" it is reputed to be the biggest and most beautiful Hindu Temple in Indonesia
Ratu Boko temple
Ratu Boko Temple is one of the fascinating ancient temples in Yogyakarta. It showcases the rich cultural and architectural traditions of Indonesia and is a popular tourist attraction of Yogyakarta visited by thousands every year. It also displays a blend of Hindu and Buddhist architectural elements indicating the extensive spread of both religions in Indonesia, once upon a time. Ratu Boko Temple is located 196 m above sea level on a mountain, about 3 km south from Prambanan Temple.
Candi Mendut (Mendut Temple) is 3 kilometers eastward from Borobudur Temple. It is a Buddhist temple, built in 824 A.D. by King Indera of Cailendra dynasty. Candi Mendut (Mendut Temple) is frequently used to celebrate the Waisak day every May full moon and the pilgrims from Indonesia and all parts of the world come to this ceremony.
It is located 50 m of the side of jalan Yogya - Solo. It is about 14 kms to last of Yogyakarta city, and it is about 600 m south west of Sari Temple. Kalasan temple is an herritage of Budha in Yogyakarta and central Java that was built in 778 AD as a devotion to a godess "Dewi Tara". The Kalasan temple is also famous as a temple that has beautiful ornament and smooth carving, and yet the ornament is layered with old kind of cement that is called Vajralepa.
September 9th, 2008, 10:39 AM
"Paris Van Java"
Bandung, City of Flowers, is the provincial capital of West Java and Indonesia' s third largest city. Known in colonial times as the Paris of Java because of its European ambiance and sophistication, Bandung shares with Miami a fine legacy of Tropical Deco architecture dating from the 1920's.
Situated on a plateau in the beautiful Parahayangan mountains, Bandung's pleasant climate and lush surroundings have offered an escape from the heat of the lowlands since the mid 19th century when it was the heart of the region's most prosperous plantation area. Host to the historic Asia Africa conference in 1955, Bandung is now a center of higher education ,commerce and aircraft industry which despite its modern amenities still retains much of its colonial era charm.
Downtown view from above
Pasopati fly over
September 9th, 2008, 11:07 AM
Braga Street (official name in Indonesian: Jalan Braga) is a small street in the center of Bandung, Indonesia, which was famous in the 1920s as a promenade street. Chic cafes, boutiques and restaurants with European ambiance along the street had made the city to attain the Paris van Java nickname. The street starts from a T-junction with the Asia-Afrika Street (or De Groote Postweg during the colonial times) to the north until the city council (balaikota), which was formerly a coffee warehouse.
September 9th, 2008, 11:09 AM
Gedung Sate (Satay Building), is now used as West Java Governor building after being nationalized from the Dutch. Because of Gedung Sate have a pole on its roof look like a satay then people call this building as Gedung Sate.
The street divide Bandung city in two section; North of Bandung and South of Bandung. It was named after the Asia-Afrika conference which was held in Bandung back in the 1950s. Asia Afrika street is the part of Grote Postweg. The Grote Postweg (The Great Post Road) was constructed in 1808, as order of Governor General Daendles, with more than 1,000 km long and connected the westernmost of Java Island, Anyer with the easternmost of Java Island, Panarukan.
Gedung Merdeka (Independence Building)
Gedung Merdeka located on Jalan Asia Afrika Number 65 Bandung was built in 1895 as a meeting place for European people, especially who lived in Bandung and its surroundings. Most of them were the owner of the tea plantation and Dutch officers. It the place of first Asia-Africa conference in 1955
Bandung Great Mosque
Hotel Savoy Homann
Hotel Savoy Homann is as conveniently located as can be, right in the middle of Bandung. Literally that is, because the point zero, the absolute center of Bandung, can be found right across the street. Also both the train station and the airport are situated in close proximity, being less than 15 minutes away. Colonial Jalan Braga is around the corner, as is the Asia Afrika building and museum.
September 10th, 2008, 03:29 PM
Very nice!! Well Done :cheers:
I think this can be used for Indonesia's tourism advertisement. Many pictures and sufficient information without too many text, nice to see and read.
September 11th, 2008, 06:22 AM
Very nice!! Well Done :cheers:
I think this can be used for Indonesia's tourism advertisement. Many pictures and sufficient information without too many text, nice to see and read.
thank you broo:banana:
September 11th, 2008, 06:30 AM
"City of Heroes"
Surabaya (formerly spelled as Soerabaja) is Indonesia's second-largest city, and the capital of the province of East Java. It is also one of the biggest cities in Southeast Asia. It is located on the northern shore of eastern Java at the mouth of the Mas River and at the side of the Madura Strait. It is known as the city of heroes, because of its role in the Indonesian War of Independence. In 2007, the population of the city was approximately 3 million.
The Sura and Baya landmark
The name of Surabaya supposedly comes from the word Sura, meaning shark and Baya, meaning crocodile.
The Heroes Monument is a warrior spirit symbol of “"arek-arek Suroboyo"” (Surabaya's People) in faced the colonist. This monument is located in front of East Java Governor Office. As cultural pledge building, this monument located in Pahlawan Street Surabaya and very strategic because resides in the downtown of Surabaya, encircled by the main road; Bubutan Street, Tembaan Street, and Kebon Rojo Street.
Monument of Bambo Runcing is built in memorize of Surabaya People (arek-arek Suroboyo) spirit martially fight against colonist with patch up weapon although only with a slice bamboo which its back part is tapered.
Jalesveva Jayamahe Monument
This monument is a statue as high as 30,6 meters, which sustained by a building as high as 30 meters. This statue depict a Commandant of Indonesian Maritime Army complete with his honor sword upstanding to stare towards the sea fully confidence and seriousness ready to dash against the wave and go through storm, which have shown, that is the aspiration of Indonesian nation.
This solar Garden had built by Dutch colonial, its architect is C. Citroen and executor of HV. Hollandsche Beton Mij. City hall is located in Taman Surya Street
To do sightseeing in Surabaya, tourist can find many historical places which are the remnants of colonial period. Gedung Negara Grahadi is one the buildings having historical value.
Monumen Kapal Selam (Monkasel). is a Biggest Submarine monument in Asia, built on the river side of Kalimas, Surabaya. It was built by the idea from the Elders of Submarine and Navy.
Originally built in 1910, Hotel Majapahit is a classic landmark hotel filled with national pride, where an impressive history blends with romance and elegance. Its graceful architecture, landcaped gardens, resort spa and gym complete Hotel Majapahit's colonial style oasis with resort spa and recreation facilities.
Internatio Building (Internationale Crediten Handelvereeniging) is located in angle of Heerenstraat and Willemsplein (now called Jayengrono Street). Border on precise Jembatan Merah station and Jembatan Merah Plaza so that is point of bustle. This building had built in 1929 by Biro Aristech AIA (Algemeen Ingenieurs en Architecten Bureau) that address in Sumatrastraat 59 Soerabaia.
Kya-Kya Street (Chinatown)
Kya-kya Kembang Jepun is in shooping center, Kembang Jepun Street that is the center of eastern Indonesia trade and economy. In the night, this place turns into center of local foods, national, even international. Local foods like lontong balap, empek-empek Palembang, Nasi Padang and also Chinese foods and European - American foods.
Al-Akbar National Mosque
Be the biggest mosque in Surabaya with modern and unique architecture style; reside in south Surabaya region Pagesangan close to turnpike Surabaya-Gempol. A real Luxury mosque building and respect had become the religion centre of activities for Islam believer in Surabaya. The strategic situation earned easily gone through from various areas outside Surabaya. This mosque is more knowledgeable as The Great Surabaya Mosque.
Cheng Hoo Mosque
The Architecture of Muhammad Cheng Hoo Mosque, which located in Gading Street Surabaya, is enough artistic. It is built by allying Islam culture, Java, and Chinese
Four Faced Budha
Four Faced Buddha monument, has overall height 36 meters (including dome) opened on 9 Novembers 2004, and finish about fund 4 billion rupiahs. It is built in farm with a width of 1,5 hectares, in centered is farm, placed by building with length 9 meters, wide 9 meters and height 36 meters. If we saw altogether contain number 9, why it's numeral 9? Because taking similar monument reference in Thailand, and numeral 9 also have separate meaning for Buddha member
KELAHIRAN SANTA PERAWAN MARIA CHURCH
The Roman Catholic Church of Kelahiran Santa Perawan Maria, which in its development is also, recognized with The Roman Catholic Kepanjen. This name is more knowledgeable because this church location resides in Kepanjen Street number 4-6 Surabaya
September 16th, 2008, 06:52 AM
Great compilation :okay:
November 8th, 2008, 06:01 PM
The Spirit of Java
1. Gedhe Hardjonagoro Market
2. Pers Monument
3. Bank of Indonesia (Solo Branch)
4. Djebres Train Station
5. Radyapustaka Museum
6. Great Mosque Gate
January 27th, 2010, 12:17 AM
PACITAN..Kota 1001 goa^^:banana::cheers:
Pacitan dari ketinggian, route Pacitan _ Solo
Pacitan dari arah Pacitan- Trenggalek 1
Pacitan dari arah Pacitan- Trenggalek 2
Pacitan dari arah Pacitan- Trenggalek 3
Pacitan dari arah Pacitan- Trenggalek 4
January 27th, 2010, 12:21 AM
Kota Pacitan, Kota bersuasana Desa
January 27th, 2010, 12:46 AM
PLTU Sudimoro, Pacitanhttp://img32.imageshack.us/img32/8052/41825238.jpg
January 27th, 2010, 01:02 AM
Pantai Panggul..., Perawan yang belum terjamah:lol::lol::cheers:
January 28th, 2010, 11:58 PM
^^ slama ini slalu denger dongeng ttg pantai pacitan yg masih prawan & mengagumkan. Kapan bsa ksana.... Pdahal gak jauh2 amat.....
@ samuel89, nice trip!
Lebih mantab klo tiap item di lengkapi pict ;) :cheers:
January 30th, 2010, 07:33 AM
[QUOTE=sayaka;50936375]^^ slama ini slalu denger dongeng ttg pantai pacitan yg masih prawan & mengagumkan. Kapan bsa ksana.... Pdahal gak jauh2 amat.....
Klo di niatin Solo Pacitan cuman deket koq...bisa pagi berangkat....sore pulang^^
July 19th, 2011, 08:22 PM
The ecocultural,heritage and historial city.Satu2nya kota Indonesia yg tergabung dalam OWHC (Organization of World Heritage Cities),memiliki lebih dari 200 bangunan cagar budaya.Kota selain ibukota provinsi yg memiliki museum terbanyak di Indonesia.Tempat bersejarah lahirnya serikat dagang Indonesia yg pertama(Serikat Dagang Islam),parpol pertama di Indonesia(SI)PWI,PGRI,PSSI,dan berbagai organisasi terkemuka lainnya.Kota tempat diselenggarakan PON pertama.Mari menjelalajahi situs2 bersejarah masa lampau di kota ini.
Keraton Kasunanan Soerakarta Hadiningrat
Didirikan th.1745 oleh SISKS Pakoeboewono II.Kompleks istana terluas di Indonesia.
Istana termegah dan termewah yg pernah dibangun di era kolonial.Berdiri sejak 1757.
July 19th, 2011, 08:40 PM
Berlokasi di Kampung Batik Laweyan.Museum ini merupakan tempat lahirnya pendiri Serikat Dagang Islam dan Serikat Islam,organisasi dagang dan parpol pertama di Indonesia,H.Samanhudi.
Museum Batik Kuno Danarhadi
Berlokasi di Ndalem Wuryoningratan,Jl.Slamet Riyadi,bangunan peninggalan abad 18.Memajang sekitar 700 item batik berusia puluhan hingga ratusan tahun.
Berlokasi di salah satu kompleks di sayap kiri Keraton Kasunanan.Koleksi:pusaka,kereta kencana,busana kuno keluarga raja,dll.
July 19th, 2011, 08:52 PM
Berlokasi di monumen pers indonesia,Jl.Gajah Mada Solo.Bekas Gedung Societet di era Hindia Belanda ini adalah tempat lahirnya PWI(Persatuan Wartawan Indonesia).Anda dapat mengetahui sejarah panjang perjalanan media massa Indonesia disini.Masuk museum ini tidak dipungut biaya.
Museum Radya Pustaka
Museum ini didirikan pada masa pemerintahan Pakubuwono IX oleh Kanjeng Raden Adipati Sosrodiningrat IV pada tanggal 28 Oktober 1890.Koleksinya:arca2 kuno jaman Hindhu Budha,peninggalan2 Majapahit,meriam,meriam,naskah2 kuno,dll.Bahkan ada beberapa porselen hadiah dari Napoleon Bonaparte kepada SSIKS Paku Buwana IV.
Museum Purbakala Sangiran
Berlokasi di utara kota Solo.Jaraknya 17 km dari kota Solo.Di lokasi situs Sangiran , untuk pertama kalinya ditemukan fosil rahang bawah manusia purba Pithecantropus erectus (salah satu spesies dalam taxon Homo erectus) oleh arkeolog Jerman, Profesor Von Koenigswald.
July 19th, 2011, 09:32 PM
Museum Batik Kauman
Berlokasi di kampung wisata batik Kauman,di belakang Masjig Agung Surakarta.
July 19th, 2011, 09:40 PM
Museum Batik Puspowidjoto Laweyan
Di museum ini,anda bisa belajar membatik dan berbelanja
July 19th, 2011, 09:52 PM
Masih banyak lagi museum2 yg dimiliki oleh pribadi maupun lembaga swasta,seperti museum Doellah(pelukis istana masa presiden Soekarno),museum Aeng-Aeng milik praktisi periklanan Mayor Haristanto,dll.akan didirikan museum broadcasting di area Lokananta,depan hotel The Sunan Solo,Jl.Akhmad Yani.LOKANANTA berdiri pada tanggal 29 Oktober 1956 dengan status Dinas Transkripsi sebagai bagian dari Jawatan Radio Republik Indonesia yang bertugas memproduksi piringan hitam untuk bahan siaran RRI seluruh Indonesia.Lembaga inilah yg pertama kali mempoduksi piringan hitam llagu2 indonesia tempo doeloe.
July 19th, 2011, 10:10 PM
Monumen2 bersejarah di SOLO
Monumen Perjuangan '45
berlokasi di Vilapark Banjarsari,sebagai peringatan pertempuran 4 hari di era perang kemerdekaan.
Tugu Kebangkitan Nasional
Dibangun tahun 1933 sebagai peringatan berdirinya Budi Oetomo di th 1908.Didirikan atas perintah SISKS Pakoeboewono X,nama awalnya adalah 'Togoe Peringatan Kemajoean Ra'jat'
July 19th, 2011, 10:15 PM
Benteng kolonial ini dibangun Belanda pd 1745.Berlokasi di kawasan Gladak Solo.
Vastenburg 1900-an awal.
July 19th, 2011, 10:33 PM
Solo bertabur KARYA SENI
Pandawa(bunderan Solo Baru)
Patung Wisnu di Manahan
Patung Obor di Manahan
Patung Ki dan Nyi Ageng Pemanahan
Gerbang ISI(Institut Seni Indonesia)
Gapura Pasar Klewer
July 19th, 2011, 11:25 PM
July 19th, 2011, 11:35 PM
Solo Internatioanal Ethnic Music
July 19th, 2011, 11:42 PM
SOLO BATIK CARNIVAL(SBC)
July 20th, 2011, 03:53 PM
Pantai Panggul..., Perawan yang belum terjamah:lol::lol::cheers:
I'm sorry I think Panggul is one of kecamatan @ Trenggalek not Pacitan :ohno: