Taman Prasasti Museum

Local nameMuseum Taman Prasasti
LocationJakarta, Indonesia

Museum Taman Prasasti is a museum located in Jakarta, Indonesia. The museum was formerly a cemetery, built by the Dutch colonial government in 1795 as a final resting place for noble Dutchmen. Several important person that was buried in the cemetery area are Olivia Mariamne Raffles - the first wife of British governor general Thomas Stamford Raffles - and Indonesian youth activist Soe Hok Gie.

The cemetery area is the oldest of its kind in Jakarta and may have been the oldest modern cemetery in the world by comparison with the Fort Canning Park in Singapore, Gore Hill cemetery in Sydney, Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, and Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taman_Prasasti_Museum

Address Jalan Tanah Abang 1, Jakarta Capital Region 10150, Indonesia

Coordinates -6°10'18.765" N 106°49'11.164" E

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