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Benteng Heritage Museum

Jalan Cilame No. 18&20, RT.001/RW.004, Pasar Lama, Kec. Tangerang, Kota Tangerang, Banten 15118, Indonesia

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About Benteng Heritage Museum

The Benteng Heritage Museum is a heritage site and museum in Pasar Lama, the old market district in Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia. Located near the river Cisadane, it is the first Indonesian museum that highlights the history and heritage of ethnic Chinese in Indonesia.  Benteng Heritage Museum is housed in a traditional, vernacular Peranakan Chinese building. Built in 1684, it is one of the oldest historic structures in Tangerang, and is within walking distance of the city's oldest temple, Boen


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Muara Angke Wildlife Refuge16.93km from Benteng Heritage Museum

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Onrust Island19.81km from Benteng Heritage Museum

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Museum Textile19.92km from Benteng Heritage Museum

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Jakarta Bahari Museum20.57km from Benteng Heritage Museum

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Glodok20.66km from Benteng Heritage Museum

Glodok is an urban village of Taman Sari, West Jakarta, Indonesia. The area is also known as Pecinan or Chinatown since the Dutch colonial era, and is considered the biggest in Indonesia. Majority of the traders and residents of Glodok are Chinese descent. The area dates back to colonial times when in November 1740, Dutch East Indies Company designated Glodok as a residential area for ethnic Chinese. Administratively, the area is a kelurahan under the Taman Sari subdistrict, West Jakarta.

Jembatan Kota Intan20.68km from Benteng Heritage Museum

Kota Intan Bridge is a hanging bridge located at Kali Besar of Kota Tua in Jakarta. It is the oldest bridge in Indonesia that was built in 1628 by the Dutch East India Company. Now the bridge is under the management of the Jakarta Provincial Tourism and Culture Department. The bridge is also known as jembatan gantung or hanging bridge. In the past, it operated as a Bascule bridge. The double “leaf” of the bridge would swing upward to provide clearance for marine traffic during the colonial era.

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Located on the western tip of Java makes Banten as the gateway to Java and Sumatra and the adjacent areas of Jakarta.The Bantenese people are the largest group in the province, forming 47% of the total population. The Bantenese are a subgroup of the Sundanese people, with distinct culture from the Sundanese living in West Java.