Gedung Sate was founded on July 27, 1920, this building originally was built as a center of government at the time in which the Dutch government set the city of Bandung as the capital of country towns in Indonesia. Bandung Selection is based on the consideration of suitable climate for the city of Bandung is so cool plus the beautiful natural scenery.That said, the current climate of Bandung as comfortable as the South of France in the summer.
HISTORY OF GEDUNG SATE With the establishment of central government, then built Gedung Sate or Gouvernements Bedrijven was called in those days, by planning carefully created by a team headed by retired Col. VL Slors, consisting of, among others, Ir. J. Berger, a young architect famous graduates of the Faculty of Engineering Nederland Delft, Ir. Eh. In G. De Roo and Hendriks and parties "Gemeete van Bandung". Team duty to plan and build an office building which is the transfer of the entire department and other agencies, amounting to 14 from Batavia (Jakarta) to Bandung, including construction of housing complex to accommodate about 1500 employees.Having successfully prepared the construction Gedung Sate, performed the groundbreaking of the building "GB" on July 27, 1920 by Johana Catherine Coops, eldest daughter of the mayor of Bandung B. Coops and Petronella Roelofsen, representing the Governor-General in Batavia.
THE HISTORY OF GEDUNG SATE Sate Building involving about 2000 workers, 150 of them were sculptors or expert bongpay tombstone carver and wood carver of Chinese nationality who came from Konghu or Cantonese. The rest are masons, coolies stirring, and the server which is a construction worker with experience working on Gedong shingle (Kampus ITB) and flat Gedong (City Hall). They are the occupation of the village Sekeloa, small hole, Dago, Gandok, and Cibarengkok. Over the past four years, in early 1924 successfully completed PTT Head Office and then proceed with the construction of the main building GB parent who completed work in September 1924, including building the library.
HOW GO TO BANDUNG BY BUS From Soekarno – hatta airport you can take bus Primajasa or train to bandung You will arrive in BSM (Bandung Supermall) You can rest in Papandayan Hotel Bandung If you want go to Gedung Sate,you can take taxi from hotel to Gedung sate. ~HAVE A NICE TIME IN BANDUNG ~
HOW GO TO BANDUNG BY TRAIN When you arrive at Soekarno – Hatta airport (Jakarta) you must take Damri bus. You will get Damri bus in airport. Damri bus will take you to Gambir station. There you will take the train. The train will take you to Bandung. If you arrive in Bandung, you can take a taxi, the taxi will take you to Papandayan hotel. And you can rest in Papandayan hotel.