Photo: Bogor's famous gardens.


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In the hills about 50 kilometres south of Indonesia’s stifling capital, Jakarta, the urban sprawl merges into the city of Bogor, famed for its grand botanical gardens which form the centrepiece of the town.

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The greater Jakarta metropolitan region is known as Jabodetabek—an abbreviation of Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi—forming one of the world’s most densely populated areas, but Bogor also has connections to prehistoric times and later, as the centre of an ancient Hindu kingdom. Later again, Bogor was transformed into a thriving city during the Dutch colonial period when it was utilised as a hill retreat by the colonial government, then known as Buitenzorg, Dutch for ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 500 words.)

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