With its close access from the capital city but with a different atmosphere, Bogor is one of the popular cities that is not only popular as a residential area, but also a recreation area that is affordable in terms of distance and price. Not only its nickname as the City of Rain, but Bogor also has several other interesting unique facts, which make you want to immediately spend your vacation in Bogor City.
Bogor Botanical Gardens is the oldest botanical garden in Asia
Apart from its size which makes many people like to go regularly to the Bogor Botanical Gardens, it turns out that the Bogor Botanical Gardens are the oldest botanical gardens in Asia. Bogor Botanical Gardens was inaugurated and opened in 1817.
City of a million public transportation or Angkot
It turns out that in addition to being the City of Rain, Bogor also has another title, namely the City of a Million Angkot. Because the number of public transportation is large compared to other cities. Angkot in Bogor City also have complete routes. So, you don't need to worry when visiting Bogor City without bringing personal transportation.
The Umbrella Festival
There is something unique about the celebration of the anniversary of the city of Bogor, which is that we will be able to see parades and umbrella decorations throughout the city of Bogor. The goal is not only to commemorate the anniversary of Bogor City which coincides with the coronation of Prabu Siliwangi but at the same time to become a symbol of Bogor City which is the City of Rain, also to remind its people to always have an umbrella available before it rains or to prepare for anything that will happen.
Bogor Palace is a silent witness to many historical events in Indonesia
Currently, the Bogor Palace is the residence of the presidential family and is one of the historical landmarks in Indonesia. The Bogor Palace has indeed become a silent witness to various historical events in Indonesia. Bogor Palace was built in 1745 by Governor-General van Imhoff, whose architecture was inspired by the Blenheim Palace building in Oxford, England. During the Dutch period, the Bogor Palace was commonly used as a resting place. However, after that, several historical events took place at the Bogor Palace, namely the Five Nations Conference, the discussion of the Cambodia Conflict, and the signing of the Supersemar (Eleven March Order).