A report on Jakarta and Glodok

Replica of the Padrão of Sunda Kalapa (1522), a stone pillar with a cross of the Order of Christ commemorating a treaty between the Portuguese Empire and the Hindu Sunda Kingdom, at Jakarta History Museum.
The 5th-century Tugu inscription discovered in Tugu district, North Jakarta
Batavia around 1780
Glodok in 1953.
The City Hall of Batavia (Stadhuis van Batavia), the seat of the Governor-General of the VOC in the late 18th century by Johannes Rach c. 1770. The building now houses the Jakarta History Museum, Jakarta Old Town.
Old Chinese style houses in Glodok
One of the most monumental projects launched by Sukarno was the demolition of government buildings in Merdeka Square to make way for the National Monument.
Kim Tek Ie Temple, established in 1650
Aerial view of North Jakarta
An anti-Falun Gong sign on the streets of Glodok, taken in 2006.
Ancol beach
Glodok in 2017. The location is roughly same as the 2006 photo above.
Facade of the Museum Bank Indonesia in Kota Tua
Gate and Earth Deity Shrine at Jalan Kemenangan VII, Glodok.
Wisma 46 in post-modernist architecture, the fourth tallest building in Jakarta
Chap Goh Mei celebration in Glodok
view of Monas, Jakarta's landmark
An anti-Falun Gong sign on the streets of Glodok, taken in 2006.
Bundaran HI, a 1960s landmark of Jakarta located at the west end of Menteng District.
Boat ride at Indonesian archipelago lake in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Ancol Gondola
Chinese in Jakarta praying during Chinese New Year in Glodok, Jakarta
The Indonesian Stock Exchange (Bursa Efek Indonesia) building in Jakarta, one of the oldest in Asia.
Bank Indonesia head office
Gandaria City Mall in South Jakarta
Jakarta Old City Post Office at Fatahillah Square, Central Jakarta
Most visitors to Jakarta are domestic tourists, and Taman Mini Indonesia Indah is aimed at supporting national identity and patriotism.
The main TV tower of TVRI at its headquarters in Jakarta
Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia campus at Semanggi
University of Indonesia campus
Tanjidor music of Betawi culture demonstrate European influence
Gado-gado is a popular Indonesian salad dish.
Football match at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium
Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony in Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, 2018
Jakarta Merdeka Palace
Map of the administrative cities (Kota administratif) in Jakarta province. The Thousand Islands Regency (to the north) is not shown. Each administrative city is further divided into districts (Kecamatan).
Batavia map of Meester Cornelis (now Jatinegara)
The Secretariat of ASEAN at Jl. Sisingamangaraja No.70A, South Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta Street in Tripoli, Libya
Al-Azhar Great Mosque, It was Jakarta's largest mosque when it was built until it was surpassed by the Istiqlal Mosque.
The Jakarta Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in Jakarta.
Kim Tek Ie, the oldest Taoist and Buddhist temple in Jakarta.
Aditya Jaya Hindu temple, Rawamangun, East Jakarta.
Ondel-Ondel, often used as a symbol of Betawi culture
Chinese paifang in Mangga Dua, Central Jakarta
The Golden Snail IMAX theatre at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Jakarta Fair of 2007
Japanese community celebrating Ennichisai in Blok M, South Jakarta
Traditional Betawi dance, Tari Yapong

Glodok is one of biggest trading centers for electronic goods in Jakarta.

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Following a revolt, 5,000 Chinese were massacred by the Dutch and natives on 9 October 1740, and the following year, Chinese inhabitants were moved to Glodok outside the city walls.

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Chinatown

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Ethnic enclave of Chinese people located outside mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan, most often in an urban setting.

Ethnic enclave of Chinese people located outside mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan, most often in an urban setting.

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Street sign in Chinatown, Newcastle, with 唐人街 below the street name.
Street scene of the Chinatown in Cyrildene, Johannesburg
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Chinese Settlement in Georgetown, Malaysia, 1991.
Chinese Settlement in Kuching, Malaysia, 1991.
Tin Hau (Goddess of Sea) Temple in Kuching, Malaysia, 1991.
To Di Gong (Land God) Temple at Kuching, 1991.
Binondo, Manila, home to the world's oldest Chinatown.
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Glodok, the Chinese quarter of Jakarta, Indonesia, dates to 1740.

Rioters burning office furniture on the streets of Jakarta on 14 May 1998

May 1998 riots of Indonesia

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Rioters burning office furniture on the streets of Jakarta on 14 May 1998
Students march to reject a special session of the MPR in November 1998.
Trisakti University students and police forces clash in May 1998
Destroyed DPR/MPR courtroom, after being occupied by students.
B. J. Habibie takes the presidential oath of office following Suharto's resignation, one week after the violence. He later appointed a fact-finding team to investigate the May riots.
According to the fact-finding team, Prabowo Subianto was a key figure in military involvement with rioters in Jakarta.
A portrait of ethnic Chinese tycoon Sudono Salim—one of the world's wealthiest men at the time—and his wife is burned by rioters when his Jakarta house was ransacked during the riots.

The May 1998 riots of Indonesia (Kerusuhan Mei 1998), also known as the 1998 tragedy (Tragedi 1998) or simply the 1998 event (Peristiwa 1998), were incidents of mass violence, demonstrations, and civil unrest that occurred throughout Indonesia, mainly in Medan in the province of North Sumatra (4–8 May), the capital city of Jakarta (12–15 May), and Surakarta (also called Solo) in the province of Central Java (13–15 May).

Mobs also attacked Glodok in the northwestern part of the city, where the commercial area of Jakarta's Chinatown was severely damaged.

West Jakarta

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Jakarta History Museum was housed on the original town hall of 17th-century Batavia.

West Jakarta (Jakarta Barat) is one of the five administrative cities of the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia.

West Jakarta is famous for its Dutch colonial relics such as Town Hall Building (now Jakarta History Museum in Jakarta Old Town), Chinatown (Glodok) and also a number of old churches, mosques, and fortresses of early Dutch colonization in Batavia at that time.

Chinezenmoord, Unknown author

1740 Batavia massacre

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Chinezenmoord, Unknown author
Governor-General Valckenier ordered the killings of ethnic Chinese
Chinese houses were burned during the massacre.
Chinese prisoners were executed by the Dutch on 10 October 1740.
Van Imhoff and two fellow councilmen were arrested for insubordination after going against Valckenier.
Van Imhoff was sent to the Netherlands, but later assigned as the new governor-general of the Dutch East Indies

The 1740 Batavia massacre (Chinezenmoord; Meurtre des Chinois; Geger Pacinan) was a massacre and pogrom in which European soldiers of the Dutch East India Company and Javanese collaborators killed ethnic Chinese residents of the port city of Batavia (present-day Jakarta) in the Dutch East Indies.

As part of conditions for the cessation of violence, all of Batavia's ethnic Chinese were moved to a pecinan, or Chinatown, outside of the city walls, now known as Glodok.