What to expect
Bearing the nickname of ‘Rain City’, Bogor is the city to live in if you are not a fan of the city buzz and pollution. Bogor is an important part of Indonesia’s economic growth, scientific research, cultural and tourist center, as well as a mountain resort.
Residents in Bogor value close-knit relationships and are willing to lend a helping hand when asked. The people in Bogor value their traditional norms and values when interacting with other people in the community.
With the construction of the LRT connecting Jakarta with Bogor, many new properties such as apartments and modern housing are under development.
No. of Households10,101,010
Avg. House Price$1,010,101,010
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Bogor is one of the oldest cities in Indonesia, formerly established as the capital of the Sunda Kingdom (Kerajaan Sunda). Located 290 m above sea level, Bogor is a part of Jabodetabek’ metropolitan area; which contributes to the biggest area of the metropolitan.
In the colonial era, Dutch government officials went to Bogor (formerly known as Buitenzorg) to have a summer vacation. This habit goes on until today, where people from the city go to the Puncak regent in Bogor for a weekend getaway.
There are numerous family recreational places in the neighborhood that you can visit on the weekend such as the Kebun Raya Bogor - The only place in Java where you can see Titan Arum (Bunga Bangkai), the Presidential Palace, Orchid Garden, The Safari in Puncak, Sentul Circuit, rafting in Citarik River, or explore numerous natural waterfalls and caves that are spread in the outskirts of the city.
Bogor is one of the most popular cities to live in among young families since it is located relatively close to the capital city with affordable housing. With the development of the new LRT line that connects Bogor and Jakarta, this city will surely rise in popularity and infrastructure developments.