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      My Korean friends @ front of Gedung Sate
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The capitol building for the Province of West Java, the building was designed by J. Gerber in 1921. It was used as the head of the Dutch Indies Government Companies. A design called ?Eclectic? because the building mixes different architectural styles: Spanish moorish style for the windows, Italian reinaissance for the overal building, and between Balinese pura & Thai's pagoda for the roof. The facade faces directly to the Mt. Tangkubanperahu.

The roof has a decoration of a popular satay food as now it is famous for the name, though it was not meant to be like that. In fact, it is a 6 ornaments, symbolizing 6 million guldens, the cost of the building.

Now, the complex is the office of West Java governor and the local provincial house of representatives.

GASIBU SQUARE, is located in the front of Gedung Sate, is the place for every official ceremonial of West Java Province Government.

Address: Jalan Diponegoro no 22

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  • Written Apr 1, 2008
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