Gajah Mada Street

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August 12, 2022

Jalan Gajah Mada (formerly Molenvliet West, translation: "Molenvliet Barat") is the name of a street in Jakarta that connects Kota Tua Jakarta and Kota Baru. In the middle of the road flows the Ciliwung River. This road was built in 1648 by the community leader Phoa Beng Gan. Molenvliet West means the road on the west side of the river. Along the road there are many buildings such as the Khouw family house, the National Archives Building, the office of the Dutch East Indies Gas Company, Moenswijk, the Harmonie Building (took down in 1985 for the widening of Jalan Majapahit, the canal from Jalan Gajah Mada to Medan Merdeka Barat), the Freres building, the the four Hotel des Indes, Hotel Marine, and the main branch of the Eigen Hulp Store. Wodbury & Page also took pictures along Jl. West Molenvliet (1863).

Transportation

Bus Line The following are bus routes that serve Jl. Gajah Mada Kopaja B86 Lebak Bulus-Kota Mayasari Bakti AC33 Kota-Poris Plawad PPD P02 Cililitan-Kota PPD P137 Senen-Poris Plawad (via Grogol) Transjakarta Corridor 1, 2, 3 and 8 APTB AC54 City-Ciputat Pahala Kencana AC43A Senen-Poris PlawadRailway MRT Jakarta North-South Line Phase 2 (HI-Ancol Barat Roundabout) (under construction). There are two stations, namely: Harmoni Station, in front of the Bank BTN office. Sawah Besar Station.

See also

Jalan Hayam Wuruk, Jakarta (the road beside it)