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Gereja Sion 1Interior Gereja Sion

Salah satu peninggalan kota tua Batavia, sekarang dinamai Jakarta, yang masih berfungsi seperti sedia kala adalah Gereja Sion. Dulu gereja ini adalah Gereja Portugis di luar tembok kota. Gereja Sion terletak di ujung jalan Jayakarta, di pertigaan dengan Jalan Mangga Dua Raya. Karena kedua jalan ini sangat ramai, gereja tua ini seakan tenggelam oleh lalu lintas kota. Tetapi ketika anda sudah dapat melihatnya, gereja tua ini seakan juga terpisah dari kota tua Batavia yang terpusat di plaza Museum Jakarta.

Jika kita tilik peta tua Batavia dengan tembok kotanya, sungguh gereja tua ini tidak

Zion Church 1Interior Zion Church

One relic of old Batavia, now called Jakarta, which still works as usual is Zion Church. This was the Portuguese Church outside the city walls. Zion Church is located at the end of Jayakarta Street, at the junction with Mangga Dua Raya Street. Because these two streets are very crowded, this old church seemed to sink by city traffic. But when you already see it, this old church as well apart from the old town of Batavia centralized in Jakarta Museum plaza.

If we look at a map of old Batavia with its wall, really this old church can not be separated from the Plaza of Jakarta Museum inside the

Gereja SionGereja Sion

Salah satu peninggalan kota tua Batavia, sekarang dinamai Jakarta, yang masih berfungsi seperti sedia kala adalah Gereja Sion. Dulu gereja ini adalah Gereja Portugis di luar tembok kota. Gereja Sion terletak di ujung jalan Jayakarta, di pertigaan dengan Jalan Mangga Dua Raya. Karena kedua jalan ini sangat ramai, gereja tua ini seakan tenggelam oleh lalu lintas kota. Tetapi ketika anda sudah dapat melihatnya, gereja tua ini seakan juga terpisah dari kota tua Batavia yang terpusat di plaza Museum Jakarta.

Zion Church Zion Church

One relic of old Batavia, now called Jakarta, which still works as usual is Zion Church. This was the Portuguese Church outside the city walls. Zion Church is located at the end of Jayakarta Street, at the junction with Mangga Dua Raya Street. Because these two streets are very crowded, this old church seemed to sink by city traffic. But when you already see it, this old church as well apart from the old town of Batavia centralized in Jakarta Museum plaza.

12. KehancuranTembok Kota Tua Batavia yang Masih Tertinggal

Namun, sudah suratan takdir bahwa kemuliaan masa lalu Kanal Macan sirna, bersama-sama dengan perdagangan di Batavia yang kuat dan semua orang memiliki rumah besar sepanjang tepi sungai. Karena Daendels melakukan penggusuran penduduk dari Batavia tua yang secara bertahap ke Noordwijk, Rijswijk, Weltevreden, dan memindahkan ibukota ke Batavia Baru. Semua rumah mereka di Kanal Macan, di mana gubernur dan anggota dewan Hindia pernah tinggal, berdiri kosong.

12. The RuinThe Only Old Wall of Batavia That Is Still Left

However, it was destiny that the past glories of Tiger Canal has vanished, together with the trade in Batavia that once was strong and everyone had a big house along the river bank. Because Daendels eviction old resident of Batavia gradually to Noordwijk, Rijswijk, Weltevreden, and move the capital city to new Batavia. All of their homes in Tiger Canal, in which the governor and member of board of indies ever lived, stood empty. In the late 18th century, the brightness of the VOC has become dry bone and signs of decay in every place emerged.

Seri ID 026Rumah Sakit Tionghoa di Batavia

Siang yang demikian terik tentunya akan menjadi segar dengan bir. Mereka berbincang bertiga menghabiskan tiga botol bir dan akhirnya Poh An dan Jing Bing minta pamit. Dokter Jan de Put mempersilahkan sinshe Tan beristirahat karena baru saja menempuh perjalanan yang panjang. Poh An mengantarkan Jing Bing ke kamarnya yang terletak dibelakang rumah sakit diantara tembok-tembok bangunan.

“Apakah kau akan istirahat?” tanya Poh An sambil meletakkan tas Jing Bing yang dibawanya.

Series EN 026Chinese Hospital in Batavia

In such a dog day afternoon would surely be fresh with beer. The three talked and had three bottles of beer. Finally Poh An and Jing Bing said good bye. Doctor Jan de Put let sinshe Tan to rest for he just had a long journey. Poh An accompanied Jing Bing went to his room which was located behind the hospital between the walls of the building.

"Are you going to rest?" Asked Poh An while putting Jing Bing’s bundle. "Tonight there will be Gambang Kromong at captain Nie Hoe Kong’s home as a welcoming reception for the Junk coming from Fujian you rode.

11. Suasana Malam Malam di Kanal Macan

Malam haripun tiba, pantulan sinar bulan di atas atap balai kota sangat menakjubkan. Terang bulan seperti ini terjadi pada bulan yang tidak pucat seperti karton, tetapi bulan di langit utara yang berwarna seperti bola api berkilau. Walaupun Matahari di hindia adalah matahari yang panasnya kurang ajar, tapi bulan di sini adalah penghibur yang dermawan, bagaikan peri bercahaya. Sekarang ia berkilau perak di atas air kanal macan. Bulan seakan mengambang dan bergoyang ketika perahu datang dari kanal Amsterdam atau Kanal Leo, oleh pendayung perahu dengan dayung tangan pendek.

11. The Night. Tiger Canal at Night

Night arrived, the reflection of moonlight on the roof of city hall was fabulous. Bright moon like this happened when she was not pale like cardboard, but in the northern sky colored sparkling fireball. Although the Sun in the Indie was very hot, but the moon was a generous entertainer, like a fairy glow. Now she was glistening on the water of tiger canal like silver. The moon seemed to float and sway when the boat came out of Amsterdam Canal or Lion Canal , by the short-handed paddle boat rowers.

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