The oldest part of Jakarta lies on the North West coast of Java where the Ciliwung river pours out into the Bay of Jakarta.
The Museum follows the history of Jakarta.
On this 1.3 square kilometers of land, - today part of north and west Jakarta, - is where the Dutch built a fortress, a city wall, canals and administrative buildings.
Jakarta has a number of wholesale markets.
Area, Contact and Address etc.
Contacts of Jakarta City Government Tourism & Culture Office etc.
With the growth of the city, the Dutch expanded Batavia further south to present-day Merdeka Square.
The grand Istiqlal Mosque of Jakarta, was inspired by Indonesia’s first President, Soekarno, but took 17 years in construction.
The National Monument stands proudly in the center of the 1 square kilometer Merdeka Square, symbolizing the hard-fought struggle of the Indonesian people to gain their Independence.