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Enchanted President Palace

Bogor President Palace was the Landmark of Bogor City, located inside Bogor Botanical Garden, was built by the Dutch in the era of colonization.
From a historical point of view, the Bogor Regency still has a close relationship with the history of the Pakuan Padjajaran Kingdom, which was built between the 13th - 15th centuries. This is supported by some historical objects in the form of inscriptions as old manuscript written by some historians, which were found in the area.
Bogor was located 60 km South of Jakarta, a convenient way to travel to Bogor was by an air conditioned train wether from Jakarta stasiun Kota, stasiun Sudirman, Stasiun Manggarai which would take an hour

Trees collection of BotanicalGarden

Bogor is welknown with its big Botanical Garden, which established since 1817, cover the area of 87 ha, collection of about 15,000 species various kinds of trees, primarily of tropical countries origin. 400 varieties of palms alone. The orchid houses contain over 3000 orchid varieties, it is a masterpiece of design and a wonderful place to just stroll and enjoy the company of family and friends. See the world's largest flower, the Rafflesia, a foul smelling and stem less as well as leafless plant.

Bogor Botanical Garden is a Land Mark and an etalage of Bogor city, in Work days we can go around botanical garden by car, in Saturday and Sunday , the car not allowed getting in, so we can go by walking, but avoid Saturday and Sunday and Public Holiday, because it would be very crowded

Gunung Salak

Bogor in its developments then growing as a vacation mountain resort, all peoples coming from city nearby for weekend vacation or for enjoying a long holiday with family or a group of community....there so many places to visit: among others Bogor Safari Garden, a wildlife conservation resort at the foot of Gunung Gede Pangrango, We will also pass by another smaller Presidential Palace at Cipanas, the setting of which is in a colorful and flowery vast garden around this wooden but stylish palace
then Gunung Salak is one of popular mountain Resort, a dormant volcano which located at south east of Bogor city,

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A good place for Breath Taking
  • Cons:traffic jammed
  • In a nutshell:A Museum of thousand plants
  • Last visit to Bogor: Mar 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Jun 14, 2015 at 7:10 AM

    Your Bogor tips and info takes me back to Cape Town, where the Dutch and British have left their buildings and vestiges of colonies ;-)))

  • IreneMcKay's Profile Photo
    Apr 28, 2014 at 5:27 AM

    Interesting page.I'd like to visit here some time. Irene

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Sep 14, 2009 at 2:30 PM

    Thanks for the introduction to your home city. I'm glad there is good train service, also hiking and waterfalls nearby.

  • kenari's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2008 at 5:43 AM

    thanks for the info ,good info and great pics...hope to see you in bOGOR

  • victorwkf's Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2007 at 8:52 AM

    This is a great page on bogor, will check out your other pages of Indonesia soon

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