Bank Indonesia

Attraction Kantor Perwakilan Bank Indonesia Yogyakarta Special Region of Yogyakarta 55122 Indonesia Published on: 21-03-2016

30 mins
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
08:30 AM
09:00 AM
Second-time visit
Attraction
Family
Historic
Kids
Free
Architecture
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Bank Indonesia Yogyakarta was first a branch office named De Javasche Bank Djogdjakarta. The establishment of De Javasche Bank Djogdjakarta was initiated by Dorrepaal and Co Firm Semarang.

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Why Bank Indonesia is special ?

Bank Indonesia Yogyakarta was first a branch office named De Javasche Bank Djogdjakarta. The establishment of De Javasche Bank Djogdjakarta was initiated by Dorrepaal and Co Firm Semarang. The construction this branch office of De Javasche Bank in Yogyakarta was designed by two architects, Hulswitt and Cuypers who applied the majestic grandeur of European style architecture. During the change of colonialism era, the building had changed in function. In the era of Japan colonialism in 1942, the operational activity of the bank was automatically stopped. Hence, Nanpo Kaihatsu Ginko replaced the function of De Javasche Bank to be the circulation Bank in Java. After Japan colonialism and Dutch Military Aggression, the branch office of De Javasche Bank had operated again on March 22, 1950. Then, it was nationalized in 1953.


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What to explore at Bank Indonesia?

Now, the existence of the former De Javasche Bank can be visited by public. The function of former De Javasche Bank is as a museum and as a cyber library of Bank Indonesia office.

The basement of this building is used as museum and auditorium, the first floor is functioned as exhibition place, concert hall with capacity of 200 standing people, and the second floor is used as cyber library, the information center, and also café. The cyber library’s collection is specifically related to economics and central banking. The cyber library is connected online with regional libraries and university libraries that can accommodate students to learn about the history of central bank.

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How to get to Bank Indonesia?

You can take Trans Jogja bus line 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B. Stop in Taman Pintar bus stop or at Senopati Street and then take a walk for 50 meters.

You can also take city bus line 4, 9, 12, 16 which stop at Senopati Street then take a walk for 50 meters.

Other options is taking pedicab/taxi/horse cart or taking private vehicles (cars or bikes) to reach the place.

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Selling points

  • One of the heritage building from colonial era
  • Attractive old building
  • One of the prettiest buildings in Indonesia
  • Great building architecture
  • An old dutch architecture
5 Days 4 Nights in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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Duration
5.0 days
Estimated
111.53 USD
Total travel distance
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Number of places
14 places

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Tips for you

  • You are not allowed to take any photos inside the building.
    Photography
  • You can change some old notes into new ones at this bank but the service counter closes at 11.30am, so go early.
    Things to do
  • There're a lot of food and beverage vendors, also street painters...in front of the bank in the evening. You can come here and enjoy the nightlife with locals and others tourists.
    Things to do
  • The bank is located close to the Museum Benteng Vredeburg and the Presidential Palace, you can spend a morning to visit these three places together.
    Things nearby
  • Bank Indonesia's park is usually used as a parking lot for the bus tour of the area. You can also park your car here to visit around the bank.
    Parking

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Very beautiful building, very photogenic and nice to look at. Worth of new minutes of your time! We loved it.

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This building what i know from dutch building, but they still keep until now, make Yogyakarta more nice, old building with lots of History.

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such an icon, I love to just sit and look at this building and think of times past, it's beautiful. Very photogenic and near some of the older Dutch buildings.

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Very beautiful building, very photogenic and nice to look at. Worth of new minutes of your time! We loved it.

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