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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...
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...
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...
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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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...
Nusa Indah Guest House - Melchior Treub's House

Nusa Indah Guest House – The Previous Melchior Treub’s House

Wisma Nusa Indah or in English Nusa Indah Guest House can be found inside the Bogor Botanical Gardens. It is located on the West...
The Sikorsky S-58 or H-34 Monument in Bogor

[Photos] The Sikorsky H-34 Choctaw Monument

The monument of Sikorsky H34 or S-58 Choctaw can be seen when you take a trip through Semplak Road where one of Indonesian Airforce...
Palm Oil Monument in Bogor Botanical Gardens

Palm Oil Monument in Bogor Botanical Gardens

Do you know that your soap bar was likely to be made using palm oil imported from Asian countries? I bet you know it....

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disposable plastic raincoat seller

Forgot Your Umbrella? Don’t Panic, Just Buy a Disposable Plastic Raincoat

Bogor City has a nickname, "Rain City". There is only one reason for this. Yes, you are correct. It rains a lot. Rain falls so...
Pasangan Bule Beruntung

How Can I Communicate While in Bogor? Can Locals Speak Foreign Language?

How can I communicate while in Bogor? Can Locals speak foreign languages? Sorry, those are just imaginary questions. I have no problems as I...
Taman Astrid Kebun Raya Bogor

The Giant Lotus – Victoria Amazonica

Victoria Amazonica, the Giant Lotus is something that will attract your eyes.  This aquatic species can be found in Astrid Park of Bogor Botanical...
The Great Mosque of Bogor

The Great Mosque Of Bogor – The Pluralism Trail

The Great Mosque of Bogor, like the above picture, is one of the symbol of pluralism life of Bogorians (as well as Indonesian). Foreigners may have...
Nusa Indah Guest House - Melchior Treub's House

Nusa Indah Guest House – The Previous Melchior Treub’s House

Wisma Nusa Indah or in English Nusa Indah Guest House can be found inside the Bogor Botanical Gardens. It is located on the West...