Tag Archives: architecture
Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁)
Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁) , Korea is located in busy Seoul. It is a wonderfully preserved (and rebuilt) palace originally built centuries ago. During certain times they have traditional colourful Korean military guards with swords and halberds, guarding the decorative Gwanghwamun … Continue reading
Jakarta’s tallest building, Wisma 46 is visible in the skyline of central Jakarta here.
Classic Neo-Gothic Cathedral with an Indonesian Twist: Gereja Katedral Jakarta
In a brave public show of religious tolerance, directly opposite the Grand Mosque of Jakarta, Masjid Istiqlal, is sited the Gereja Katedral Jakarta (Catholic Cathedral of Jakarta). It is a grand building, a mixture of classic Neo-Gothic style with an Indonesian … Continue reading
Jakarta Kota Train Station
Jakarta Kota Station is the terminal train station, located in the old city area of Jakarta, known as Kota. It is not far from Fatahillah Square and several museums, so worth a quick look if you are in the area.