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Jakarta Insight

The first time passengers

How-to Series : Using Ratangga Mass Rapid Transit/MRT

Ratangga Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) has been servicing Jakartans from Lebak Bulus station to Hotel Indonesia station. Indonesia President Joko Widodo officiated the country’s first ever MRT last week during Car Free Day at...

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The Ereveld Menteng Pulo cemetery

Ereveld Menteng Pulo, The Dutch War Cemetery

Do you know that there’s ‘something’ hidden behind the row of buildings at Jalan Casablanca? For you who don’t know yet, it’s Ereveld Menteng Pulo cemetery. Ereveld Menteng Pulo is a Dutch war cemetery,...

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Enjoying it while it's free

Details on Ratangga Mass Rapid Transit Tariff

The much-awaited public mode has finally arrived in the capital. Yes, Ratangga Mass Rapid Transit or MRT has been for two weeks transporting many Jakartans for free of charge. Per 1 April 2019, each...

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Today's Jatinegara market

Opening Historical Files from Jatinegara

One afternoon in 1770s. A market in front of Meester Cornelis Dutch gate, about 15 kilometers from Batavia, was busy. A Javanese coachman was parking a cart then releasing buffaloes closer to it. Another...

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The TransJakarta Explorer city bus that passes Pasar Baru area

How-To Series : Using Jakarta Explorer Bus for Free

While each ticket for taking TransJakarta bus is very cheap (at IDR 3,500), you can enjoy certain types of the bus namely Jakarta Explorer for free of charge. Jakarta administration through PT Transjakarta Transportation...

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