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Inscription Museum, legacy of Dutch colonial rule in Batavia


Jakarta, IOJust like other places in Indonesia, traces of Dutch colonial rule can also be seen in Batavia, now Jakarta. Situated on 1 Tanah Abang Street, South Petojo, Gambir, Central Jakarta, the Inscription Museum is witness to this history.

“Previously, the museum was a cemetery called Kerkhoflaan, often called Kebon Jahe Kober which was officially inaugurated on September 28, 1795,” Eko Wahyudi, the museum’s tour guide, told

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He explained that the museum became highly prestigious because famous people were buried there.


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