“ KOTA TUA ”
The Historical Site of Jakarta’s Old Town By : Bang Angga & Non Trixie
Where is the Kota Tua Location?
It was a main port of Sunda Kingdom of Pajajaran (13th -16th century)
Fatahillah, on behalf of theÂ DemakÂ attacked the Portuguese in Sunda Kelapa and succeeded in conquering the harbour on June 22, 1527
BATAviA Thename‘Old Batavia’ or also known as‘ Oud Batavia’ aregiven by VOC to respect theancestor of Dutchman which is‘Batavieren’ and that’s wheretheBetawi name comefrom
JAKARTA When Indonesia declared their independent in 1945, ‘Batavia’ changed to ‘Jacatra’ and then for the reason of our spelling convenience, the name has been modified to Jakarta. Kota Tua no longer the central of government,
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Some of THE Museums in Kota Tua National Files Museum
Fine Art and Ceramic Museum
Jakarta History Museum
Art Crafts Along the street of the old town (Kota Tua), there are crafts sold as a souvenir
Culinary Tourism There are many culinary varieties from Batavian traditional food to the modern European and Asian food
You may also travel around Kota Tua with thisvintagebicycle called â€œOnthelâ€?. This kind of bicyclewas commonly used in the colonial era.
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