Astrid : “Hi, hi, hi everyone! Astrid’s here, and I will guide you during our tour in
Well, as you can see, I’m in exactly in front of Monas statue. It’s really beautiful in here. We will go up to the top, to see
Narrator : “Monumen Nasional or Monas, or in English we say The National Monument, is the trademark of
Astrid : “Guys, the admission price is only --- rupiahs. Quite cheap, isn’t it? Nah, we’re in now. See, there are museum inside the Monas. Let’s take a look one by one.
Astrid : “Everyone, still with me Astrid. There are so many places worth to explore in
This Harbor has been well known since the 12th century, but the existence estimated to be since the 5th century. Wow, can you imagine that? It’s been a long time right?
Everywhere I looked at, I see sea and boats, and ships! Look, you could see ships in a line, which have unique shape and the body painted in some different colors. You know what, the ships, known as Bugis Phinisi, are made by hand out of iron wood. Curious what else is in here? Come with me.”
Narrator : “
Astrid : “Wow, look at this. This is fish market. You can take a small rowboat to the Fish Market across the river for about 5,000 Rp. Sunda Kelapa also known as Pasar Ikan (meaning fish market). The fish catch of the day was auctioned in the early morning at the old fish market. The street leading to it was lined with shops selling all sorts of shells, dehydrated turtles, lobsters and mostly everything the seafarer might need. It’s all fresh from the sea. Hmm, smells fishy… hehehe…
How about move on to the
Narrator : “Museum Bahari save 126 collection objects maritime history. Particularly ships and boats traditional trade. Among the dozens of miniature collection displayed there are 19 boats and 107 native fruit miniature, photos and other marine biota.
(tinggal d kasih penutupnya bwt sesi Sunda Kelapa nh..)
Astrid : “Guys, after touring the Monas, now move on to
Narrator : “To reach
At Kota Tua area you can see old buildings with architecture style influenced by the Dutch or European architecture style, Chinese and even some of them with combination of Dutch and Chinese architecture.”
Astrid : “Look guys where I’m standing now. It’s
Astrid : “Here it is!
Narrator : “In VOC era the building where
There is also underground prison located underneath the building under the garden side in the museum.”
Astrid : “Wow, so scary down here. Why don’t we go up stairs?”
Astrid : “Naaah guys, we’re in Museum Wayang now, or shadow puppet museum. This is really good, you guys have to see it. On 7th November, 2003, the United Nation recognized Indonesian wayang as the world heritage of masterpiece creation. Hence, if you visit Jakarta you should put
Narrator : “
The collections of
Astrid : “oh waaah, these are impressive! This museum is really complete! I amaze to all the collections... Well, let’s go out guys. It’s time to visit the legendary station!”
Astrid : “This station was appointed as a historical and cultural landmark in 1993. Also, this is railway station of the Dutch inheritance. Jakarta Kota Station is located at the area of Kota Tua,
Narrator : “Jakarta Kota Station (BEOS) was constructed around 1870, and the building was then closed and renovated in 1926 and became a building like what it looks now. The station was officially announced to be utilized on 8th October 1929 by General Governor Jr. A.C.D. de Graef who was governed at Nederland Indies from 1926 to 1931. The architect who built Jakarta Kota Station was Frans Johan Louwrens Ghijsels, a Dutch architecture engineer who was born in
You may wonder why Jakarta Kota Station is also called as Beos. BEOS is the abbreviation of Bataviasche Ooster Spoorweg Maatschapij (East Batavia Train Enterprise). In the glorious time of