Toko Merah

Toko Merah

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The Red Shop, in Classicist-Baroque Style. It is actually 2 houses. The name is derived from the red-painted wood works in the interior. Built around 1730, by Von Imhoff, before he was appointed Governor-General. At this time, this part of Batavia was still regarded as a High Class residential area. The biggest manorial house of the time of the VOC inside the Kota which is still in good condition. Used in the 40's by the Shanghai Bank, and now a place to "wage money". #Kota #Toko_Merah #Tua
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