Weeping Angel

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    I usually didn't shot about Jakarta very much although I was on off in this city. But yesterday I went to the cemetery which near to my residence area. Taman Prasasti Museum or Museum of Memorial Stone Park is an open air museum was formerly a cemetery, built by the Dutch colonial government in 1795 as a final resting place for noble Dutchmen. Several important person that was buried in the cemetery area are Olivie Mariamne Raffles - the first wife of British governor general Thomas Stamford Raffles.

    The cemetery area is the oldest of its kind in Jakarta and may have been the oldest modern cemetery in the world by comparison with the Fort Canning Park (1926) in Singapore, Gore Hill Cemetery (1868) in Sydney, Père Lachaise (1803) in Paris, and Mount Auburn Cemetery (1831) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    Thanks for the views, comments, faves...really appreciated ^_^

    Location : Taman Prasasti Museum, Tanah Abang, Jakarta, Indonesia

    DinosaursAreNotDead, André Varela, and 9 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. thai-on 35 months ago | reply

      Dark tones behind make a mood. And I think it's so beautiful...

    2. wh;te [deleted] 35 months ago | reply

      Good one!

    3. Harald Miller 35 months ago | reply

      Interesting history and monuments with very nice decor, excellent image.

    4. hyossie 35 months ago | reply

      Excellent capture!!

    5. Jims_photos 35 months ago | reply

      Wonderful image!!

    6. Jims_photos 35 months ago | reply

      Great capture and a super image.

    7. Roy Prasad 35 months ago | reply

      Interesting mix of cultures and a nice shot!

    8. brianphotos8 35 months ago | reply

      ihhh, kok ga tkt ya motret disitu

    9. DTBの写真撮影 35 months ago | reply

      Nice capture and details regarding the colonial past in Indonesia!

    10. AnotherSaru - Limited mode 35 months ago | reply

      Such an interesting status. I went and shot the cemetaries too. They have some great artworks I think.

    11. old tea [deleted] 35 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot, well composed !!!

    12. karakutaia 35 months ago | reply

      Very interesting shot , good work too !

    13. travelhaha 35 months ago | reply

      This is a nice shot,I like your works^^

    14. Le Kim [deleted] 35 months ago | reply

      So cool

    15. it_s_me_dewi 35 months ago | reply

      photo-photonya keren kereeeennnn semua mbak

    16. Harry Yang, 35 months ago | reply

      Extremely beautiful Maria

    17. Dixie Kurtz 35 months ago | reply


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