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5 Rare Photos Jakarta's Atmosphere in the Past

5 Rare Photos Jakarta's Atmosphere in the Past

The portrait of Jakarta in the past can bring to mind the Indonesian people's memories of childhood. An old photo of Jakarta's street life from the 1960s to the 1990s drew a lot of attention.

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Around 1995, this is a view of Jend. Sudirman street in Jakarta. There are still not many Jakartans who own 4 or 2 wheeled vehicles, so they must use public transportation. You can see a bus with travel number 213 majoring in Malayu - Grogol.

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Photo of the area around the Antara News Agency building, Pasar Baru, Jakarta, around 1970. When telling the story of this building, it will definitely be linked to historical stories from the Dutch East Indies. Considering Dominique Willem Herbetty, the owner of the former Aneta News Agency building.

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Portrait of the crowded atmosphere in Jakarta, around 1969.  Jakarta was a big city at the time, but the roads were still not asphalted, so there were many puddles after the rain; in the photo, you can see a public transportation, namely "oplet."

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Photo of harmony intersection, Jakarta, around 1966. According to the photo, Jakarta was already clogged with four wheeled vehicles and three wheeled bicycles, known as "becak" in 1966.

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The title of this photo is " Rooms katholieke kerk te Batavia". This is the longtime Jakarta Cathedral Church, which was demolished in 1890 and replaced by the current Cathedral Church. The atmosphere is still as peaceful and lovely as it was in the village.

Let us thank those who have worked hard in the past to capture the atmosphere of Jakarta. They allow the present generation to understand what the atmosphere of the beloved city of the past was like.

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