Indonesia

Borobudur Temple, Yogyakarta – buddhist temple at sunrise

Borobudur is a Buddhist stupa and temple complex in Central Java, Indonesia dating from the 8th century, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is one of the world's truly great ancient monuments, the single largest Buddhist structure anywhere on earth, and few who visit fail to be taken by both the scale of the… Continue reading Borobudur Temple, Yogyakarta – buddhist temple at sunrise

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Indonesia

Monas Tower, Jakarta – the nations symbolism

The Monas Tower, or National Monument is a 132 m tower in the centre of Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia. It is the national monument of the Republic of Indonesia, built to commemorate the struggle for Indonesian independence. What Need to Know About ..... Monas Tower, Jakarta Construction began in 1961 under… Continue reading Monas Tower, Jakarta – the nations symbolism

Indonesia

Archtrove travels to Yogyakarta – proper prosperity

Yogyakarta Architecture Yogyakarta and its Architecture, sit on the island of Java in Indonesia. It is renowned as a centre of education (Kota Pelajar), classical Javanese fine art and culture such as batik, ballet, drama, music, poetry and puppet shows. Yogyakarta City is the capital of the Yogyakarta Special Region and was the Indonesian capital… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Yogyakarta – proper prosperity

Indonesia

Archtrove travels to Jakarta

Jakarta Architecture As the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta Architecture is graced with many of the country’s most important landmarks, from historical buildings to modern skyscrapers. Whether it is to admire them from afar while walking by, or to explore deeper, here’s our guide to the most impressive buildings you need to see in Jakarta. Colonial… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Jakarta

Architecture · Singapore

Singapore – The Lion Rises Through the Chaos

  Singapore has no obvious history, the entire country (not that there is much of it) is man-made. With a high bank balance a can do attitude and the world's busiest port, Singapore is a small and mighty country, not to be messed with. More than 50% of the area is covered by greenery by… Continue reading Singapore – The Lion Rises Through the Chaos