Meet your guide at Monument National Busway Stop and then set off on your walking tour in Medan Merdeka area. The first stop is to a public cemetery for some famous figures in the past, such as : Olivia Mariane. She was the wife of Sir Thomas Raffles, British Governor that discover Singapore. There is also a replica of a monument symbolized a brutal execution happened in Jakarta. The impact of this tragic event was immortalized as the name of the village in Jakarta. Another interesting figures were scientists, sailors, governors, and last but not least : Kaptain Jas, which tomb is believed by local bestows safety and prosperity for the pilgrims.
Stroll along the civic district and stop in front of the Presidential Palace. It is a former colonial goverment administration house. Listen to the guide’s explanation about the trivia of the presidencies and the the building facts. Bid farewell to the guards of the palace and prepare your camera as the next destination is the National Monument. This 110 metres designed by the nation’s first president stands elegantly amid of a huge park in the central of the city. Snap pictures of the icon of Jakarta that is built as a symbol of the endeavor of Indonesians’ spirit.
Visiting National Museum makes the trip more interesting. The museum is famous for its elephants statue in front of it. It’s number of historic objects collections are the biggest in Indonesia. Here, the visitor could learn the culture diversity and ethnicities in Indonesia from the east to the west. Observe the Hindu Buddha influence artefacts from the past milleniums. See the collections of traditions, clothes, housing miniatures, music instruments which exhibit the variety of cultures in the nation. Finish the tour in the area where the angels and the elephant are the witness of its rapid development