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Taman Prasasti Museum

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Old Cemetery With Histories

It has great collections of old gravestones from the Dutch colonial period but the administrators... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
Jakarta, Indonesia
Photogenic spot

Nicenplace to pratice your photography hobby. Best time to come is after 3 pm. Not tonhot and your... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2015
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jl. Tanah Abang I no. 1 | Kelurahan Petojo Selatan, Jakarta 10160, Indonesia
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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...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank tunggulw2015
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Nice to see the old Dutch names of the Graves...only worth to see when you are around..have some other nationalities too

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Horst C
Reviewed 29 September 2015

It has great collections of old gravestones from the Dutch colonial period but the administrators don't treat them right. The gravestones just laid on the ground, sometimes children around there played in the museum and step on it. It has a potential to be a...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Prasche
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Nicenplace to pratice your photography hobby. Best time to come is after 3 pm. Not tonhot and your pictures are in good result.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank sindropoerwanto
Reviewed 21 May 2015

It should read as the museum for inscription, but actually it contains headstones from the colonial era. You might find it quite eerie, but actually the place itself is quite romantic; even several music clip was shot here. Try to find out the head stone...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Indo-Ocean
Reviewed 23 January 2015

One of the most overlooked museums; this is an open air museum so better not visit on a rainy day. The ticket price is cheap (IDR 5,000 for Adults/general public with a discount for groups of 30 people and above). For professional shootings, they will...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Erfianto N
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

We never thought that this Taman Prasasti is cemetery! Aniway, I found this cemetery filled with strong history. If you read the thombstones, you'll find lots of people were die in very young age at that time (around year 1800) War I guess. There are...More

1  Thank Yuriko S
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

Remind me a lot about life and death ;) It supposed to be a good place if the government would taking care as well as other museums. The statues and graves are like speaking loudly with their silentness. Overall, i enjoyed my afternoon in here...More

1  Thank Izzaura F
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Looking around Taman Prasasti is not interested at all. But if you find a tourist guide, I bet i should be interesting... a lot... Started with Woman who cried statue, 1st President and Vice President of Indonesia coffins, General Kohler, Soe Hok Gie, Olivia Raffles,...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank dimaspru
Reviewed 8 December 2013

On my personal opinion do not expect too much from this exhibit. They will have lots of statue/prasasti left from the Dutch colonial time. Yes it is a cemetery and influenced mostly by Catholic design. They will have individual tomb in remembrance of single person...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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