Jakarta continues to revitalize tourist attractions in Kota Tua area, starts from Kali Besar, Jakarta History Museum (also known as Fatahillah Museum), and now, Kota Tua Management Unit (UPK) Head, Norviadi Setio Husodo also mentioned to start developing Jakarta Chinatown (Pecinan) in Glodok, Pekojan, and Sunda Kelapa.
" Revitalization is one of our efforts to strengthen Kota Tua branding"
According to him, revitalization in Kota Tua is done to show the new face of Jakarta while maintaining its historical value.
"Revitalization is one of our efforts to strengthen Kota Tua branding thus more people are attracted to visit Kota Tua. Regarding budget, we have proposed Rp 111 billion for Kota Tua revitalization cost, including land purchase," he explained, Tuesday (7/16).
Currently, Kota Tua UPK is focus on promoting Kota Tua by holding various events and cultural art activities in different tourist attractions in Kota Tua.
"We hold those events by adjusting characteristics of the region and its community cultures," he said.