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Hok Tek Bio Temple – the oldest temple

The Hok Tek Bio Temple is one of the cultural heritage in Bogor. It is located at the corner of T-Junction of Suryakencana and Otto Iskandar Street, right next to Bogor Market. It is also known as Mahacetya Dhanagun Temple. This place is the oldest...
Jembatan Pemutus Cinta - The Broken Heart Bridge

Broken heart bridge in Bogor Botanical Gardens

A broken heart is something that no one in this world likes to suffer. I believe you don’t either. It sucks. It is the reason for many couples , that come to Bogor Botanical Gardens not to make a cross to one specific bridge in...

Mexican Park in Bogor Botanical Gardens

Mexican Park is the name of one part of Bogor Botanical Gardens. It is located on the North side of the Gardens. It is separated by fence and Juanda street from Bogor Market. The place now known as Mexican Park actually has a role in...

Angkot – Bogor’s main public transportation

Angkot is the name of public transportation in my city, Bogor. It is actually an abbreviation from “Angkutan Kota” or in English “City Transporation”. It was introduced at the end of 1970 era as a replacement for more traditional means of transportation such as becak,...
Semalam di kota Bogor

Nymphaea Alba – the underestimated beauty

Nymphaea Alba , somehow I believe that if the words are out from my mouth, nobody will understand what is referred to. Perhaps only a botanist that will immediately nod and get the meaning. How about you ? Do you know what I am...

Bogor Botanical Gardens – The icon

Bogor Botanical Gardens is the main attraction in Bogor City. Of course there are many others places of tourism destination here but the Gardens is still on the top list. Every year, the number of the visitors attracted by the Gardens are over a half...

Church of Zebaoth – The Rooster Church

The Church of Zebaoth Bogor is a church sitting next to Bogor Palace. It is known more as “Gereja Ayam” or “The Rooster Church” by people of Bogor . The background of its nickname is just simply because one thing. At the roof of its...

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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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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...
Bina Harapan The Orphanage

Bina Harapan, The Orphanage – The Preserved Heritage

The Bina Harapan Orphanage is one structure categorized as Bogor City's Cultural Heritage. It is located almost at the end of Sudirman Street, in close...
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...
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...
mating trees

Mating Trees : Can trees make you a couple?

You can believe it, or not. It is up to you. However, there is myth about what a couple of trees can make to...