Explore Jakarta Kota Tua: Today’s Old Batavia

Here was the heart of the distinguished and feared administrative center of the then powerful
and wealthy VOC, where the lucrative spices of nutmeg, pepper, cinnamon, tea and other
precious cargo were kept in the many warehouses, prepared for immediate loading onto large
vessels for shipment back to Europe where they fetched fortunes for the VOC and the
Netherlands. Click here for detail

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