Then & Now - 13 Historical Pictures Showing Indonesia's Incredible Transformation

Indonesia has transformed a lot since our parents (or for some, grandparents) were youngsters. You only have to ask them to find out how much has changed since they were your age.

But instead of listening to them talk about "the good old days," why not let WowShack show paint you a picture of the past, compared to now?

Here are 13 fascinating photos of some of Indonesia's most famous landmarks, Then & Now...


1)

Jalan Pahlawan in Surabaya in the past and in June 2015.

 On the right is the Paleis van Justitie (Palace of Justice) 

2)

The "Tutti Frutti Ice Cream Palace" at Jl. Tunjungan in Surabaya and the same location in June 2015.

Not quite the same...

3)

Pasar Baru in Jakarta in the past and in June 2015

4)

And again, Pasar Baru in Jakarta in the past and in June 2015

5)

The Post Office at Jl. Pos in Jakarta in the past and in June 2015

6)

Hotel Toegoe in Yogyakarta in the past and in June 2015

7)

Hotel Borobudur in Jakarta in the past and June 2015

8)

The Cathedral in Jakarta in the past and in June 2015

9)

The Grimm & Co. building in 1888 and the same location (at the intersection of Pasar Besar & Kramat Gantung) in June 2015

10)

Jalan Pahlawan in Surabaya in the past and in June 2015

11)

The Post Office at the Regentstraat/Jl. Kebonrojo in Surabaya in the past and in June 2015

12)

The Immanuel Church in Surabaya in the past and in June 2015

13)

Jl. Pahlawan in Surabaya in 1935 and in June 2015

All photos collected through the excellent facebook page Indonesia Temp Dulu. Check them out!


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