History

History

ITS–The Elephant Stone, otherwise known as Batu Gajah, was discovered in Pasemah in south Sumatra and is now stored in the Palembang Museum. It is a piece of an egg-shaped stone approximately 2 meters long, with a carving ...

ITS–Al-Ma’shum mosque is in Medan in the province of North Sumatra. Al-Ma’shum means, “That which is taken care of”.  The mosque was built by the ninth king of Deli sultanate, Sultan Makmun Al-Rasjid Perkasa Alam in 1908 and ...

ITS–Masjid Agung Yogyakarta (Great Mosque of Yogyakarta) was built by Raden Fatah, the King of Demak and finished on 1408. Raden Fatah built the mosque by the suggestion of WaliSongo (The Nine Preachers who pioneered Islam in Java). ...

ITS–The Baiturrahman mosque, located in Banda Aceh, capital of the province of Aceh, was first built in 1612 by Aceh renowned sultan, IskandarMuda. During the Aceh War, the Dutch burned it down in April 1873. In an agreement ...

ITS–The idea to build Al’ Markaz Mosque appeared in early 1989, the brainchild of the late General M. Amir al-Hajj Yusuf.  He thought it was necessary to include a monumental mosque in Ujung Pandang (now Makassar) for the ...

ITS–The Istiqlalmosque, reportedly the biggest in Southeast Asia, is located in the center of Jakarta, adjacent to the Catholic cathedral. It can house between 75,000 and 100,000 people. The mosque was inaugurated by President Suharto on February 22nd, ...

ITS–The Bosscha observatory was built in 1923 in Lembang Village, North of Bandung, in West Java. Its strategic location near the equator and the good weather in the area are the main advantages of the observatory. That is ...

ITS–This six hectare Bird Park, which is situated at Taman Mini (The Beautiful Miniature Park of Indonesia), has a distinctive character and attracts visitors with the dome of the park and the extensive collection of birds. Taman Mini ...

ITS–The Golden Snail Theater is a three dimensional picture theater located in the Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park. A brainchild of First Lady Tien Suharto, it was built entirely by Indonesian architects and inaugurated on April 20th, 1984.The theater ...

ITS–Ismail Marzuki Park (TIM) is the biggest arena for art and cultural performances in Indonesia. Located on busy Cikini Raya Street in Central Jakarta and built in 1968 by the order of the Jakarta Governor Ali Sadikin, it ...