Gelora Bung Karno complex

Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex : Jakarta’s Centre Point

Word “Gelora” means sports arena, word “Bung” means fellow and word “Karno” means short name of Soekarno, the first presiden of Indonesia. Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) named after the former presiden’s name as an honor for him as the mastermind behind the build of this sports arena. GBK was build from 1960 – 1962 with[…]

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The Bung Karno Sports Complex

The Bung Karno Sports Complex, A Historical Complex And A National Pride

Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia, is also the sports capital of the nation. Located right in the heart of the metropolis by the grand Sudirman avenue is the Senayan Sports Complex, recently renamed the Bung Karno Sports Complex, or the Gelanggang Olah Raga Bung Karno in Bahasa Indonesia. Built for the 1962 Asian Games by Indonesia’s first president, Sukarno, the complex is[…]

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