Indonesia Heritage

Indonesia had been influenced for more than 300 years by Dutch and some art deco architecture, the legacy are still standing up to present but sadly most of them are destroyed. Some other photos telling the daily life during an old era.This board will tell you the stories.
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Dining room of the Hotel des Indes, Harmonie,old Batavia. At least we still can enjoy how was the design interior at this historical hotel

Dining room of the Hotel des Indes, Harmonie,old Batavia. At least we still can enjoy how was the design interior at this historical hotel

Batavia - The Chartered Bank. Thevrestoration around old Batavia has been done this building is still intact , currently its a busy business district.

Batavia - The Chartered Bank. Thevrestoration around old Batavia has been done this building is still intact , currently its a busy business district.

Business area in Kalibesar Timur 1937, the Dutch built the business area which was closed to Sunda Kelapa Harbour. Nowadays these old buildings are still there looks ugly and abandoned good news is it's now being restored hopefully we can enjoy the original buildings soon since this area is really historical.

Business area in Kalibesar Timur the Dutch built the business area which…

Typical European house in Menteng - now premium area in Jakarta - it is still intact beautifully stand being used as property and the residence of the Ambassador of the United States. I really love this house although I can only enjoy it from outside.

Typical European house in Menteng - now premium area in Jakarta - it is still intact beautifully stand being used as property and the residence of the Ambassador of the United States.

Aerial photo of the Gate of Amsterdam in Jakarta, build in 1620 destroyed in 1950. No wonder I have never heard or saw it

🤗Aerial photo of the Gate of Amsterdam in Jakarta, build in 1620 destroyed in No wonder I have never heard or saw it

The bridge over Ciliwung river seen from across Gedung Kesenian Jakarta. At that time people were washing there.

The bridge over Ciliwung river seen from across Gedung Kesenian Jakarta. At that time people were washing there.

the orphanage of St. Vincetius in east Jakarta, managed by the Catholic Ursulin congregation photo was taken during 1915. It is now still being used for the same purpose looks shiny and cleanly white, a beautiful old building.

the orphanage of St. Vincetius in east Jakarta, managed by the Catholic Ursulin congregation photo was taken during It is now still being used for the same purpose looks shiny and cleanly white, a beautiful old building.

Willy van Bergen, Batavia (Jakarta) 1949-1950 | by saskia.vanbergen. This is Gedung Kesenian or Cultural Building which is stands still elegantly, in facts the sound system is really a good quality. Personally I'm happy that this beautiful building is still the same one, whitely polished and very classic.

Willy van Bergen, Batavia (Jakarta) 1949-1950 | by saskia.vanbergen. This is Gedung Kesenian or Cultural Building which is stands still elegantly, in facts the sound system is really a good quality. Personally I'm happy that this beautiful building is still the same one, whitely polished and very classic.

Nordwijk te Batavia ca.1930 it is now Juanda street. The very same river and atmosphere plus some big trees now.

Nordwijk te Batavia it is now Juanda street. The very same river and atmosphere plus some big trees now.

It was such a beautiful art deco building called Club de Harmonie, photo was taken in 1911. It's a prestigious place for dancing only for the Europeans. I was still saw it during 80's but then sadly this was destroyed nothing left behind....

It was such a beautiful art deco building called Club de Harmonie, photo was taken in It's a prestigious place for dancing only for the Europeans. I was still saw it during but then sadly this was destroyed nothing left behind.

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