Colonial Building Area

27-12-2011 Depok City 26120 viewed


The area is a place of historic Colonial buildings in the city of Depok. Colonial period buildings, such as Immanuel Church on the Street Youth, Depok long; Bridge across the River Ciliwung Panus contact Depok Depok Lama and II; Cottage Street Margonda China is now the 'ornament' Margo City, and former home of the Landlord Cimanggis ( 34 km road to the Bogor). Depok area of ​​colonial buildings downtown within easy reach of ± 15 - 30 minutes by public transport with adequate road access and the quality is quite good, clean and beautiful environment awake.
In the colonial period when Depok starts inhabited Dutch people, a remnant which survived until now many more species, there are residential homes, churches, schools, offices, bridges, etc., the type that is important to be explored further when associated with cultural tourism development efforts. Some residential Indies-style architecture located in Depok Lama. According Steadmen (1979) architectural style building Indies (Indisch Stijl) has the characteristics: (1) the building has been adapted to the tropical climate that followed the traditional architectural features of Java, (2) plan of the building does not extend widely dilated, (3) furnished terrace (patio) at the front of the house, and (4) roof of the building width so most banks overshadowed the home page.
Depok Colonial period, since in 1683 the situation in West Java, Banten and Batavia particular region is calm. That year was the year of the triumph of VOC due to fall under the influence of VOC Bantam ended the resistance is great kingdoms in Southeast Asia. To ensure peace is established in Banten Speelwijk fortress (1685) to silence the Bantam from the international arena. Since then the VOC began to act as a regulator of government in the archipelago and since then also the Dutch began to dare to attempt far beyond the walls of Batavia. In some places have started to build the villas (landhuis), among others, Pondok Gede, Cimanggis, Cape Oost and Depok. Many Chinese Bantam become extensive private land owners. Among others, Tio Thiong Kho selling some land to Cornelis Chastelein.
Youth on the road quite a lot of colonial buildings with European architecture, whether it be residential and educational facilities of the school, arranged neatly and beautiful, because it is very promising if the area is developed as regional culinary and fashion (clothing stores). Culinary tour with a European feel and the Betawi are open at certain hours, at around 4:00 p.m. to 22:00 pm. Meanwhile, for those whose homes have been developed as a culinary selling food (snacks) that traditional open starting at 10:00 to 22:00 hrs.
As for fashion, especially in homes that have ornaments and components that are still maintained with relatively strong and have sufficient space without changing the meaning such as building retaining the use of paint, roof, facade of the building and ornamental and building components. However, if there are changes should continue to consult with the Department of Culture and Tourism Office or to the Department of Culture and Tourism West Java. It is like that developed in the city of Bandung, in Regis Road (the road Riau) and Dago street.
To support the use of area roads pegembangan and Youth with quite a lot of beautiful colonial buildings, need to be equipped with adequate parking areas, can be placed in a corner or part of the region with no heed to smooth traffic.

Location: Scattered in Depok City
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Direction: ± 15 - 30 minutes by public transport
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