Tag: batavia

  • Sunda Kelapa Harbor

    written by monoflow on 2009-05-07 #places
    Sunda Kelapa Harbor

    Sunda Kelapa, better known as Pasar Ikan (meaning fish market) is located at Ciliwung River. This 500-year-old harbor area was an important link to markets of the outside world for the 15th century kingdom of Pajajaran.

  • Kota Batavia (Jakarta)

    written by monoflow on 2009-05-18 #places
    Kota Batavia (Jakarta)

    Dubbed "The Jewel of Asia" and "Queen of the East" in the 16th century by European sailors, Old Jakarta or Batavia, as it was named by the Dutch is rich of history.