|This Gong from the 18th century will greet you once you're in|
Great teakwood beams span the ceilings of the room, high above a sweeping checkerboard of gleaming white and black tiles. The strong colors are softened by incandescent wall lamps and the flood of light from magnificent crystal chandeliers, and by an enormous backlit, stained-glass window designed by the Dutch artist Robert Deppe. It depicts the Dutch humanist, Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466 - 1536), astride a horse, and the family coat of arms.
|Main dining room, Kalimantan Room|
But what I love the most was the Topeng Bar, very strong in theme it displayed Hendra Gunawan's masterpieces as well as other artists depicting masks, and displayed a vast collection of antique Indonesian masks as the background of a classic gentlemen's club: leather seats, and checkered black and white floor. Impressive.
|Hudoq ( borneo's mask that symbolizes the holy spirit ) welcomes you to the bar|
Jalan Raden Saleh 47, Jakarta Pusat 10330
Ph. (021) 3150646