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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...
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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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How Bogor Botanical Garden Get Cleaned

Have you ever cleaned your house? I am sure you do. How large is your home? 100 or 200 square meters? How do you...
The Suryakencana Gate

The Gate of Suryakencana : the symbol of acculturation and tolerance in the Rain...

The Gate of Suryakencana is not a historical structure. However, considering its function and the meaning behind the development of the gate inaugurated at...
Old Fashioned Community

Old Fashioned Riders – Refreshing !

Old. Yes, they look old and I believe they want us to see them on that way. I talked about some old fashioned riders who...
The Mural On The Wall Of Oldest Shrine In Bogor City 5

The Mural On The Wall Of The Oldest Temple In Bogor City

One of the most historical place in Bogor City is Klenteng (Temple) Dhanagun or Hok Tek Bio. It's located across the main gate of...
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App-Based Transporation is Also Available in Bogor

For anyone who still feels inconvenient to use a conventional transportation, like "angkot", during their stay in Bogor, perhaps there is a solution, an...

Blenong Office – Is It Bald?

Blenong Office - Honestly speaking, until know it is still a mystery for me about what is the meaning of "Blenong". The word sounds...
Terowongan jembatan sempur

Sempur Bridge Tunnel

The above photo shows one of historical place in Bogor City, The Sempur Bridge Tunnel or often called Sempur Tunnel. Short tunnel, indeed. Its length...