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This building is named Sate Building because at the top the roof there is a form that looks like a sate stick (a common Indonesian food, a row of cut meat, usually chicken).
It was constructured on July 27, 1920 and was first used as the centre of the Dutch government when it established Bandung as the capital city of Indonesia.
The architectural style of Gedung Sate was chosen by the Dutch government based on design proposals submitted by the architects who were involved in this project Ir. I. Berger. Its arcgitectural style is a combination of Indonesian, Spanish and Thai syles.
Not surprisingly architecture experts in Indonesia and abroad said Gedung Sate as a monumental architectural achievement because of this unique style and design.
Now this building which is located at 22 Diponegoro street has many functions.
Gedung Sate as the centre the west Java provincial government.
Gedung Sate as a tourist attraction.
It has long been a favorite attraction for tourist in Bandung. Many local and foreign tourist visit this building in order to get personal view of this historical building.
Many foreign tourist come to Bandung to see building because they feel an emotional connection to history of Gedung Sate.
The well maintaned gardens surrounding Gedung Sate add to its beauty.
Especially on Sunday morning, the green areas around Gedung Sate have become a popular choice for people to relax with their family just sitting or doing sport.