Jakarta

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
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.
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.
Aerial view of North Jakarta
Ancol beach
Facade of the Museum Bank Indonesia in Kota Tua
Wisma 46 in post-modernist architecture, the fourth tallest building in Jakarta
view of Monas, Jakarta's landmark
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

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Glodok

Urban village of Taman Sari, West Jakarta, Indonesia.

Urban village of Taman Sari, West Jakarta, Indonesia.

Glodok in 1953.
Old Chinese style houses in Glodok
Kim Tek Ie Temple, established in 1650
An anti-Falun Gong sign on the streets of Glodok, taken in 2006.
Glodok in 2017. The location is roughly same as the 2006 photo above.
Gate and Earth Deity Shrine at Jalan Kemenangan VII, Glodok.
Chap Goh Mei celebration in Glodok

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

Posthumous portrait by Raden Saleh

Herman Willem Daendels

Dutch revolutionary, general and politician who served as the 36th Governor General of the Dutch East Indies between 1808 and 1811.

Dutch revolutionary, general and politician who served as the 36th Governor General of the Dutch East Indies between 1808 and 1811.

Posthumous portrait by Raden Saleh
General Daendels Taking Leave of Lieutenant-Colonel Krayenhoff (1795)
Java Great Post Road, commissioned by Daendels.
View on Beshankovichy. From J. North (2005) Napoleon's Army in Russia: The Illustrated Memoirs of Albrecht Adam - 1812. Pen & Sword Books. Plate 21.

After a long voyage, he arrived in the city of Batavia (now Jakarta) on 5 January 1808 and relieved the former Governor General, Albertus Henricus Wiese.

Ali in 1975

Ali Sadikin

Indonesian politician of Sundanese descent, who served as the Governor of Jakarta from 1966 until 1977, as the longest serving governor in the province's history.

Indonesian politician of Sundanese descent, who served as the Governor of Jakarta from 1966 until 1977, as the longest serving governor in the province's history.

Ali in 1975
Ali Sadikin in 1960

Notably, he oversaw the construction and inauguration of Ismail Marzuki Park, an arts, cultural, and science center located at Cikini in Jakarta, Indonesia, on the site of what was then the Ragunan zoo.

The front view of the museum seen from the Fatahillah Square (Taman Fatahillah)

Jakarta History Museum

The front view of the museum seen from the Fatahillah Square (Taman Fatahillah)
Drawing of the city hall (stadhuis) in Batavia (by Danish painter Johannes Rach, late 18th century)
Executions took place in the Stadhuisplein in front of the city hall building (ca. 1900)
As seen in March 2015
A stone tablet showing a VOC vessel in a wall of the Jakarta History Museum
Replica of Tugu inscription.
Replica of Ciaruteun inscription.
Replica of Padrão of Sunda Kalapa.
Japanese Ceramic pot from 17th century.
Unfinished Mural by Harijadi Sumodidjojo.

The Jakarta History Museum (Museum Sejarah Jakarta), also known as Fatahillah Museum or Batavia Museum, is located in the Old Town (known as Kota Tua) of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Rujak.

Rojak

Salad dish of Javanese origin, commonly found in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.

Salad dish of Javanese origin, commonly found in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.

Rujak.
Travelling fruit rujak vendor in Jakarta.
Fruit rujak sellers in Bali.
Sweet rujak sauce. Made of palm sugar, tamarind, peanuts, and chilli.
Seasonal fruits rujak in Indonesia.
Rujak bebek or rujak tumbuk (mashed rujak).
Rujak kuah pindang, uses thin sweet and spicy sauce made of pindang fish brine broth, Bali.
Rujak Cingur, made from buffalo mouth is a speciality of Surabaya.
Rujak Juhi, with krupuk.
Rujak Shanghai served in Glodok Chinatown area, Jakarta.
Fruit rojak in Singapore.
Rojak mamak in Malaysia.
Indian rojak in Singapore.

This dish was originated from the Chinese community in Batavia (now Jakarta) and now has become a Betawi dish closely related with Asinan Betawi.

Location of the Java Sea

Java Sea

Extensive shallow sea on the Sunda Shelf, between the Indonesian islands of Borneo to the north, Java to the south, Sumatra to the west, and Sulawesi to the east.

Extensive shallow sea on the Sunda Shelf, between the Indonesian islands of Borneo to the north, Java to the south, Sumatra to the west, and Sulawesi to the east.

Location of the Java Sea
Coast of Java Sea off Anyer

On 29 October 2018, Lion Air Flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea shortly after takeoff from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta heading towards Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang.

Coat of arms of East Timor province

Provinces of Indonesia

Provinces of Indonesia are the 34 administrative division of Indonesia and the highest tier of the local government (formerly called first-level region provinces or provinsi daerah tingkat I).

Provinces of Indonesia are the 34 administrative division of Indonesia and the highest tier of the local government (formerly called first-level region provinces or provinsi daerah tingkat I).

Coat of arms of East Timor province
The provinces' development in Indonesia over the years

Jakarta as the capital city

H.C.S. Sir David Scott at the entrance to Sunda Strait, February 1830

Sunda Strait

Strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra.

Strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra.

H.C.S. Sir David Scott at the entrance to Sunda Strait, February 1830
Map of the Sunda Strait in 1729 by Pierre van der Aa
Siger Tower, Bakauheni, Sumatra, at the strait's northeastern entrance
Gulf of Mannar
Cocos Strait, Duncan Passage and other Indian channels
Cocos Strait is at the northern end of Andaman Islands in red square
Ten Degrees Channel
Ten Degrees Channel, closeup
Malacca Strait
Singapore Strait
Sunda Strait
Lombok Strait
South China Sea, Malacca Strait, Gulf of Thailand, Sulu Sea, Celebes Sea

The strait takes its name from the Sunda Kingdom, which ruled the western portion of Java (an area covering the present day West Java, Jakarta, Banten, and some of western Central Java) from 669 to around 1579.

Asian Network of Major Cities 21

Body representing the interests of several of Asia's largest capital cities around common themes of importance, including urban planning, sustainability and crisis management.

Body representing the interests of several of Asia's largest capital cities around common themes of importance, including urban planning, sustainability and crisis management.

The Fourth Plenary Meeting (November 2004) - Jakarta

Portrait of Prince Diponegoro, 1835

Diponegoro

Javanese prince who opposed the Dutch colonial rule.

Javanese prince who opposed the Dutch colonial rule.

Portrait of Prince Diponegoro, 1835
Diponegoro (c.1830) (Collection Leiden University Library)
Fighting between Diponegoro's forces and the Dutch colonial forces in Gawok (1900 drawing)
The Arrest of Pangeran Diponegoro by Raden Saleh
The Submission of Prince Dipo Negoro to General De Kock, by Dutch painter Nicolaas Pieneman
Diponegoro in a 1975 1,000-rupiah banknote

From 1829, Diponegoro definitively lost the initiative and he was put in a defensive position; first in Ungaran, then in the palace of the Resident in Semarang, before finally retreating to Batavia.