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Bogor Palace : The History of The Heart of Bogor

Bogor Palace is one of six presidential palaces of Indonesia. It is located at the center of the rain city. Its location is side by side with the famous Bogor Botanical Gardens and actually the Gardens are the part of the palace itself. The palace...
Kujang Monument

Kujang Monument – the pride of Bogor

There is an obelisk like statue near the Bogor Botanical Garden in the middle of crowded Pajajaran Street. On top of the obelisk, there is a figure of something like a sharp weapon. That is the icon of Bogor, Kujang Monument. The statue was set...
Sudirman Street Bogor

Sudirman Street – the oldest streets series (1)

Actually, I had a doubt to write about Sudirman Street. There was a feeling about why it should be written. It was just a street and Google Maps can provide anyone with a direction how to reach it. The article may not attract many readers...
lady raffless monument

Lady Raffles Monument in Bogor Botanical Gardens

There is a monument near the main entry gate of Bogor Botanical which can be seen as soon as you enter the Gardens. A white gazebo like frame with 8 pillars stands at a corner. This is what is known as the Lady Raffles...
Mount Salak Bogor

Mount Salak – the Silver Mountain

As written on my previous writing about the short description of Bogor, this rain city is located in mountainous area. It is surrounded by three mountains, Mount Salak, Mount Pangrango and Mount Gede. The nearest one to the city is the Mount Salak. It can...
The Old Dutch Graveyard

Old Dutch Graveyard in Bogor Botanical Gardens

Creepy ! It is what many people feel about the Old Dutch Graveyard in Bogor Botanical Gardens. Many others consider the place as one of the scariest places in the Gardens. Rumors spread about the presence of unknown figure in white gown with long hair...
Menuju Stasiun Bogor dari Kebun Raya

Go to Bogor Botanical Gardens from train station

Assuming that you will come to Bogor using a commuter line train, I will explain how to go to Bogor Botanical Gardens. For an explanation about how to reach Bogor using Commuter Line Train, perhaps you can see my writing about Travel by Commuter Line...

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Mini Self Service Library On The Park - Kolecer A

Mini Self Service Library In The Middle of Park

When you visit a park in Bogor, it is likely you may see a human height box in blue like in the above picture....
Free Tour With Uncal Bus You Should Try

Free Tour With Uncal Bus You Should Take

If it's your very first time to visit my hometown, Bogor City, and is confused where to go, then probably you should got to...
The dragon dance in Bogor Chinese New Year A

The Dragon Dance In Bogor Lantern Festival (CGM Bogor Street Festival)

The dragon dance is one symbol of Chinese culture which is usually performed during the celebration of Chinese Lunar New Year. It is believed...

Symmetrical Views Under Bogor Outer Ring Road Highway

Some people says that an existence of the highway in a city is an indication of a step to modernity. Perhaps, maybe, it is...
The Gate Of Suryakencana - Entrance to Bogor's Chinatown

The Gate of Suryakencana – The Entrance to Bogor’s Chinatown

If you are visiting the famous Bogor Botanical Garden, the main tourism destination in the Rain City, and entering through the main gate or...

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The Gate Of Suryakencana - Entrance to Bogor's Chinatown

The Gate of Suryakencana – The Entrance to Bogor’s Chinatown

If you are visiting the famous Bogor Botanical Garden, the main tourism destination in the Rain City, and entering through the main gate or...
inconvenient scenery of Ciliwung riverside settlement 02 (3)

Inconvenient Scenery of Ciliwung Riverside Settlements

Probably, Bogor Tourist Promotion Agency will damn me, or at least yell at me if they know that I tell people about the views...
The white spotted deer - Chittai

The White Spotted Deer – Bogor’s Animal Icon

Well. I would like to introduce you to this beautiful creature. The white spotted deer or in Indonesia, it is called as Chittai. The reason...
Bogor Railway Station

Bogor Railway Station – The Heritage Of The City

The picture is the previously entry gate of Bogor Railway Station. I said "previously" because after modernization of the place, the main gate was...

Waze Said “The 2nd Most Jammed City in The World”

Well, that was what Waze, a navigation application company, said few weeks ago.  They awarded, my hometown, Bogor City a title of "The 2nd...