Bogor Palace Open for Public to Mark City’s Anniversary

Bogor. The Bogor Presidential Palace will be open for public in celebration of the 529th anniversary of the city of Bogor, West Java.

“People are given the opportunity to visit the palace for six days. For those who are interested to come, please register with the culture and tourism office,” chief of the Bogor anniversary committee, Ade Syarif Hidayat, said here.

Ade said the “Istana Open” will be held from June 13 to 16 and to be followed later from June 20 and 21. The event is held annually as part of the anniversary’s celebration. Read more

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  1. According to Wikipedia:
    Istana Bogor is one of 6 Presidential Palaces in Indonesia. The palace is noted for its distinctive architectural, historical, features, as well as the adjoining botanical gardens. Istana Bogor was opened to the public in 1968 to public tour groups (not individuals), with the permission of the then President of Indonesia, Suharto. The number of visitors annually is approximately 10,000 people.

    The gardens of the palace have an area of 284,000 square metres (28.4 hectares).

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