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Taman Prasasti Museum

Neighbourhood: Gambir
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Address: Kelurahan Petojo Selatan Jln. Tanah Abang II I 1, Jakarta 10160, Indonesia
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+62 21 3854060
09:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 15:00

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My gf and I went since it was near our hotel, an employee offered to give us a walking tour and explain along the way which was very nice and definitely helped in understanding... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Mia R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My gf and I went since it was near our hotel, an employee offered to give us a walking tour and explain along the way which was very nice and definitely helped in understanding the history behind it all. It was very interesting and large area.

Thank Mia R
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

it is not a graveyard. it is just the tombstone. nice tombstone with angel style statue. most of them looks misterious. if you like gothic style, than propably this attraction is good for you

Thank rlahuddin
Denpasar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

In this memorial park there are many statues of cupids and angels that seem to have come from various graves. There are also two exquisite marble sculptures of weeping ladies, one standing and the other lying over a tomb. Among the graves of the Europeans there are also tombs of Chinese, Japanese and Indonesians, including the tombstone of Miss Riboet... More 

Thank aurorachantz
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This outdoor museum is actually amazing. I believe it's the only outdoor museum Jakarta has–or maybe Indonesia has. I 'dig' so many histories about Jakarta 'written' on the tomb stones. Too bad, I couldn't find my self feel comfort in there. Too many mosquitoes biting me.

Thank iyoskusuma
Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Prasasti Museum is a couple of minutes walk from Citi M Hotel. Entrance fee is $5000. You will have the whole place to yourself as this graveyard is hardly visited by tourists. I don't think people would be so thrilled to visit an old graveyard. Best to visit in the day as it may be eerie after sunset! Here lies... More 

Thank Kaye S
Malden, NL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I knew that this cemetery was somewhere in Jakarta. Amazingly enough it is hardly visited by tourists. My guide told me that nobody ever asked her to go there in the more than 30 years she was a tour guide! I found it extremely interesting as it tells the story of Dutch people who lived and died in former Batavia.... More 

Thank Mianel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The museum is located among busy district and I would not have guessed it. The museum area is actually a little left of once 5.9 hectare cemetery. Hundreds of old gravestone (dated back around 1700) placed on the grounds, some cemented into monuments, on the cemetery walls or on the building walls. Most of the remains have been removed to... More 

Thank Novi S
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Many band/singers use this place for their video clip, whenever it has a funeral act part in it. It's good for you, photography lovers, but make sure you bring your hat/umbrella to cover your head from the sunlight. Do you guys know that Soe Hok Gie was buried here?

Thank Erlinel M
Venlo, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

proud to see our name on a Large obelisk-statuemonument from our greatgrandfather Lodewijk Launy! We Will try to preserve iT for our children!

2 Thank 125inge
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

The first thing that is striking about Taman Prasasti is its silence. Tucked in a quiet corner of Jakarta next to the Central Jakarta mayor's office, the silence combined with tombstones of the capital's European and Chinese residents - as well as the obelisk like memorials to the area's original residents -make it the place to contemplate about the transitory... More 

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