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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

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South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

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The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

Bank Mandiri Museum – Beauty of a bygone era

The Bank Mandiri Museum was established by the Bank Mandiri in 1998. It is situated in the former headquarters of the Netherlands trading society, and the structure claims the title of a heritage building in the old town district of Jakarta, which is known as Old Batavia and Old Jakarta, amongst other monikers. This is the area that housed the Dutch population when Indonesian was under Dutch colonization.

Construction on the bank commenced in 1929, and it was officially opened in 1933. The building of this amazing museum is as impressive as the fabulous exhibits found within. The museum’s beautifully preserved architecture alone makes it one of the most iconic structures that chronicle the unique history of the city that surrounds it. It evokes the architecture prevalent at the time, which was the suave art deco style. The museum features an extensive collection of items that are related to colonial banking activities. Numismatics (coin collections), security documents, cash counters and safes dating back to the colonial era are few of the items that are showcased in this stunning colonial reserve. The exhibits are assembled to perfectly recreate the atmosphere of a colonial financial institution.

Once you enter, you will be taken on a journey into the past to witness the chronological economic history spanning from the beginning of the colonial era to modern Indonesia. It also provides a sound education on Indonesia’s early monetary system. The treasure room or the “safety room” of the bank is also replicated in the basement and it is termed “Brandkast”. The entrance to this room is through a thick door made out of steel. Visitors should be advised that the Bank Museum is opened on Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and it is closed on public holidays and Mondays.

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