24 Desember 2011

Jakarta’s fascinating Maritime Museum

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In Jakarta’s old harbour area known as Sunda Kelapa stands the renowned Maritime Museum which occupies the former warehouses of the Dutch East India Company. Using specially created exhibits and miniature models the museum aims to provide visitors with an understanding of the seafaring heritage of Indonesia’s peoples and the value of maritime activities in the economy of modern Indonesia. Exhibits include fishing boats from different regions of Indonesia, steamers in use today and the Pinisi schooners used by the Bugis people. Selective travellers in search of a quality hotel in Jakarta will find a suitable accommodation in the Millennium Hotel Sirih Jakarta. An excellent Jakarta hotel this fine rest always pleases its clientele.