Jakarta - The Big Apple of South East Asia

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Monas or National Monument is the 132-meter tower in the centre of Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta. Symbolizing the fight for Indonesia, gold-plated flame on top means burning fighting spirit.  Designed based on masculinity and femininity "lingga" and "yoni" principle, the monument can also be interpreted as "alu" and "lesung", traditional rice pestle. Inside there is a museum.

Monas or National Monument is the 132-meter tower in the centre of Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta. Symbolizing the fight for Indonesia, gold-plated flame on top means burning fighting spirit. Designed based on masculinity and femininity "lingga" and "yoni" principle, the monument can also be interpreted as "alu" and "lesung", traditional rice pestle. Inside there is a museum.

Chicken Market Bridge in Kota - Jakarta, Indonesia.The last remaining Dutch drawbridge in Jakarta.

Chicken Market Bridge in Kota - Jakarta, Indonesia.The last remaining Dutch drawbridge in Jakarta.

Kota Tua (Old Town) - #Jakarta

Kota Tua (Old Town) - #Jakarta

Jin De Yuan Temple,  #Jakarta

Jin De Yuan Temple, #Jakarta

Thousand Islands, Jakarta - Indonesia

Thousand Islands, Jakarta - Indonesia

View of the National Monument from the "Istana Negara" Presidential Palace.

View of the National Monument from the "Istana Negara" Presidential Palace.

One of the more bizarre statues in Jakarta is called Patung Pemuda. It’s located on the main thoroughfare leading south to the busy shopping district of Blok M. To most Jakartans the statue is simply referred to as the Pizza Man Statue.

One of the more bizarre statues in Jakarta is called Patung Pemuda. It’s located on the main thoroughfare leading south to the busy shopping district of Blok M. To most Jakartans the statue is simply referred to as the Pizza Man Statue.

The Taman Anggrek Mall at S Parman CBD, West Jakarta. It has the biggest and longest LCD Display installed in front of the facade.

The Taman Anggrek Mall at S Parman CBD, West Jakarta. It has the biggest and longest LCD Display installed in front of the facade.

Bicycles in Old Town Batavia, Jakarta

Bicycles in Old Town Batavia, Jakarta

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