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Refuse collector, Kota, Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Kota or Old Jakarta, also known as Old Batavia is a small area in Jakarta which retains its Dutch character. Batavia, because of its location, was the centre of commerce for the continent. The area is now a heritage site. Many of the building are in need of repair. There are many refuse collectors working in the streets of the city. This collector takes rubbish to a deserted and gutted building, situated on the canal at Jalan Kali Besar Timur. The recyclable materials are sorted, bagged and then sold.

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A: Bridge Over a Canal, Kota Jakarta

di Martin Broomfield, 60 metri di distanza

Kota or Old Jakarta, also known as Old Batavia is a small area in Jakarta which retains its Dutch cha...

Bridge Over a Canal, Kota Jakarta

B: Cafe Batavia Fatahillah Square

di Martin Broomfield, 130 metri di distanza

The upstairs bar at the Cafe Batavia, has a huge collection of old photographs. The building was cons...

Cafe Batavia Fatahillah Square

C: Cafe Batavia Fatahillah Square

di Martin Broomfield, 150 metri di distanza

Built 1805-1850. 2nd oldest building after the Jakarta History Museum. The building has served many f...

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D: Abang None Jakarta Barat 2011

di aries, 190 metri di distanza

Abang None Jakarta Barat 2011

E: Fatahilah Museum @ Jakarta Old City

di idVR360, 200 metri di distanza

The famous Fatahilah Museum located at Jakarta Old City. It is open for public every day. Converting ...

Fatahilah Museum @ Jakarta Old City

F: Fatahillah Square Jakarta Indonesia

di Martin Broomfield, 200 metri di distanza

At the heart of old Batavia, the Dutch capital of the region, is Fatahillah Square. On the south side...

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G: Old City

di Didit Putra, 200 metri di distanza

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H: Abang None Jakarta Barat 2011

di idVR360, 220 metri di distanza

This is a group photo of Abang None Jakarta 2011, taken in Kota Tua area.The building in front of the...

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I: Dutch Bridge Kota Jakarta

di Martin Broomfield, 300 metri di distanza

Situated in the old Dutch city of Batavia, is the Kota Intan Bridge, also known as the Chicken Market...

Dutch Bridge Kota Jakarta

J: Dutch Bridge Kota Jakarta

di Martin Broomfield, 310 metri di distanza

Situated in the old Dutch city of Batavia, is the Kota Intan Bridge, also known as the Chicken Market...

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Text by Steve Smith.

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