Saturday, February 4, 2017

Historical Buildings and Sites in Jakarta: Ereveld.


Ereveld Ancol is a Dutch cemetery for military and civilian residents of the Netherlands and a few pe Indonesians who have died in the Second World War, especially during an attack by the Japanese and the Dutch East Indies during the Japanese occupation of Indonesia, either in battle or from execution the Japanese. 

Ereveld Ancol is one of two ereveld ("field of honor" in Dutch) is located in Jakarta with Ereveld Menteng Pulo in Menteng Dalam, Tebet, South Jakarta. More than 2000 Dutch soldiers buried there.Ereveld was officially open on 14 September 1946 and is managed by the Stichting Nederlandse Oorlogsgraven ("the Dutch Foundation for the War Cemetery").
The Roundabout at Taman Impian Jaya Ancol.
It is in the village of Ancol, pademangan.It is easy to get into Ereveld as it is now become part of the dream park, Taman Impian Jaya Ancol. So, when you visit Ancol; once you enter the park through the main gate, you find a roundabout then turn to the right and go straight along the beach..On the left, there you will the gate into Ereveld Ancol as you see in the photograph above.
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