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Old-Fashioned Design of Historic Buildings in Bandung

Bandung is a city full of memories. Besides having a variety of natural tourist destinations, the city of Bandung is also inhabited by many historic buildings which are witnesses of Indonesian independence.

Historical buildings in the city of Bandung started from Gedung Sate historic building in the city of bandung.

This building, which functions as a government building in West Java, is one of the most iconic historical relics in Bandung!

Located on Jalan Diponegoro No.22, Gedung Sate which still stands firmly with a typical Dutch design building style is increasingly attractive with the addition of decorative ornaments in the exterior corners.

Built in July 1920 and completed in September 1924, Gedung Sate is a work of architect named Ir. J. Gerber and his group, who during the process of development were inseparable from the input of the Dutch architect maestro Dr. Hendrik Petrus Berlage, who nuanced the traditional architectural face of the archipelago.

Many architects and building experts say Gedung Sate is a monumental building that is gracefully enchanting with a unique architectural style leading to Indo-European architectural styles, (Indo Europeeschen architectuur stijl).

The next historic building is the Merdeka Bandung Museum Gedung Merdeka, located on the Asia-Africa road, Bandung, Indonesia, is a historic building that was once used as a venue for the Asia-Africa Summit in 1955.

Now this building is used as a museum that exhibits various collections and photos of the Asian-African Conference, friend .

Both of them were Professors at Technische Hoogeschool te Bandoeng (TH Bandoeng – which later became the Bandung Institute of Technology – ITB), and two well-known Dutch architects at that time.

This building is very thick with nuances of art deco that look magnificent, visible from the floor made of shiny Italian-made marble.

The Bandung Bidakara Hotel is called historic because this art deco-style hotel building is a hotel where members of the Asian-African Grand Conference spend the night, friend.

The names of leaders such as Ir Soekarno, Ho Chi Minh da Tito rested here before attending the conference which was held in 1955.

Previously, this Bidakara Hotel was once used as a luxury barracks for Japanese soldiers during the colonial period.

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