Just west of Gedung Pancasila along Jl Pejambon is the Emanuel Church, another classic building dating from 1893.
The Catholic Cathedral has twin spires and was built in 1901 to replace an earlier church.
Just east of Merdeka Sq, Lapangan Banteng has some of Jakarta’s best colonial architecture The Catholic cathedral has twin spires and...
Gedung Kesenian Jakarta
Hosts traditional dance and theatre, as well as European classical music and dance.
Sate Khas Senayan
Upmarket air-conditioned restaurant at the northern end of Jl Jaksa. It is renowned for its superb sate – sticked-up in chicken, beef...
Gedung Pancasila information
Lonely Planet review
Gedung Pancasila is an imposing neoclassical building built in 1830 as the Dutch army commander’s residence. It later became the meeting hall of the Volksraad (People’s Council), but is best known as the place where Sukarno made his famous Pancasila speech in 1945, laying the foundation for Indonesia’s constitution.