Amsterdam Gate, Jakarta

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Amsterdam Gate, Jakarta (ca.1857-72)

The Amsterdam Gate (Dutch: Amsterdamse Poort, Kastelpoort and Pinangpoort) is a former gate located in Jalan Cengkeh, Jakarta, Indonesia. It was part of the Castle of Batavia built between 1619-1627. It survived the dismantling of the castle between 1809 to 1890, however it was completely demolished in the 1950s.[1] In 2007 it was proposed to rebuild a replica as part of heritage conservation measures of the Kota, Jakarta.[2]

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  1. ^ The Amsterdam Gate of Jakarta, retrieved 11 April 2010
  2. ^ The Jakarta Post, retrieved 11 April 2010

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