Jatinegara, The Might of the State

JKT-NOW-cover October 21, 2015

Story & Photography by Gail G. Collins

At the beginning of the 19th century, Jatinegara became a busy transportation hub. Pausing on a pedestrian bridge over car-choked Jl. Raya Bekasi Barat, it has only grown busier—from markets, burgeoning onto the roadway, to buses and trains. The railway station began as the main connection east to Bandung, and its Dutch Colonial heritage building, designed by S. Snuyff, was constructed in 1910. Continue reading “Jatinegara, The Might of the State”