Jun 14, 2012

Historical Places

Just like what my sister said... don't just go to malls to seek entertainment. Museums will amuse you in a different way, with knowledge as a bonus.

If you are free for a day, don't hesitate to visit Museum Bank Indonesia! You don't have to pay for the entrance ticket, it's 100% free, yet it is really worth it. The museum is surprisingly well-treated, the interior is modernly designed and there are so many stuffs to explore. The history of Bank Indonesia is very well-ordered with rich informations that come up with life-size figures, interactive presentations, original newspaper articles, and other artifacts. My favorite part was looking at the paper money collections around the world.

 Ragusa. The service was quite bad (the waiters were so unfriendly), but the ice cream... oh I want to eat more!

Me with the Art Appreciation class went to Museum Nasional last week. Not really strikes my fancy because I'm not really interested in prehistoric times, but eventually I found painting exhibition which was presented by Embassy of Italy and I had much more fun sight-seeing there.

Felt like walking on Salar de Uyuni.

After Museum Nasional, we went to Galeri Nasional Indonesia to see the exhibition of Indonesian maestro of modern painting, Raden Saleh. We had a chance to see his famous masterpiece, Penangkapan Pangeran Diponegoro and watch the documentary film. The exhibition will be held until this Sunday, so don't miss it!


cindyyo♥ said...

so gorgeous, nice, cool!
you're an indonesian btw, jessica?
I didnt expect it ><

Jessica Xu said...

Haha do I have "foreign" look? :P
Thanks for your kind words! :D

cindyyo♥ said...

yes you are! >< really didnt expect it! :D
youre welcome! :D

and thanks for visited mine too, Jess ><


Samuel Alexander said...

g jg ke tiap ke ragusa dijutekin yang jualan bzzzz

Jessica Xu said...

Whoa I also didn't expect it haha! You're very welcome! :D

Jessica Xu said...

iya mentang-mentang laku tuuuh

Lizelisabeth said...

Oh.My. Your blog is sooooo cute! Love your header so so much!! And great photos on every post! You're very talented and creative, Jess! Love to see more. ;)

Hugs and kiss kiss,

Jessica Xu said...

Thank you so much!! Your message makes me blushed :"D
I'll be here to post more and more ;)) thanks again!

Josephine Sutji said...

Last year I went to Museum BI too :)! At first, I assumed that the museum is not really nice because it's free but after I went inside, my perception is changed. It's nice and I think I want to go there again hehe :p
Have you visit Museum Bank Mandiri? it's also nice but we must pay and there are no air conditioner :(

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Delia Salsabila said...

I do agree with your sister.. don't just go to malls to seek entertainment. Museums will amuse us :)


Jessica Xu said...

Yep! My sis said it's even better than the one in Singapore. I haven't visited Museum Bank Mandiri yet, if I have a chance, I will!
Yeeep I've just saw it :3 super sweet!! Dropped a comment there! :D

Jessica Xu said...

High-five! :D

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