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Address: Jl. Dr. Setiabudhi 229 | University Of Education, Bandung, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 22 20131614

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Villa Isola of suddenly disappeared Mr. Beretty is now a place owned by the University. Fine architecture, first building in Bandung with stores. Heritage.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 December 2015
Nuenen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

this is my university attractive point. the building has been a university office, but it has a long way history about it.

Thank Astie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

a unique building. people said this building is one of the best of art deco building in the world. unfortunately is not open to the public, but we can still enjoy this building from the outside, while sitting in his garden spoiled cool.

Thank Berry C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

So it's a garden and campus tour. Not a big garden either. I wouldn't recommend going out of your way for this! If you are close by, then go for it.

1 Thank bob s
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

This building is in the grounds of the Education University and a short walk from the Mercure Setiabudi and several other hotels. It is well worth a look, especially for fans of this style of architecture. You cannot go inside but you can view the building from all angles, take some great photos, and the surrounding gardens are also lovely.

1 Thank filou1212
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Designed by Dutch architect Charles Prosper Wolff Schoemaker as main resident of businessman Willem Beretty. Schoemaker take art deco seriously in building Isola. Combining cruise boat-like design and classic Renaissance-era garden. Isola now functioned as rectorate building for Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (Indonesian Education University).

1 Thank Indra P
Bandung, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

It was built as a villa, but now functioning as the office of Rector/President of Indonesia University of Education/UPI. Some official ceremony still held there (like doctoral seminars and the like). Some people even do pre wedding session here (outside of course..). Its a beautiful building, a good object for picture but cant go inside..

1 Thank IraRahmayanti
Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

One word, unique! I grew up at this place. My elementary school is on the same complex. Almost everyday I visited this place. Someday, I try to enter this building for study tour. It has a circle stairs everywhere. Amazing! So every room in this building look like a secret room because the door positions are somehow unexpected. My favourite,... More 

2 Thank Apsha
Nuenen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

Villa Isola of suddenly disappeared Mr. Beretty is now a place owned by the University. Fine architecture, first building in Bandung with stores. Heritage.

Thank n_wiedenhof
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

This building was designed by Wolff Schoemaker, a Dutch architect. It is one of the most iconic building in the city, representing the Art Deco style which is very romantic in its shapes, now it is the location of UPI (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia), one might say that it is better to have this building as part of a university for... More 

1 Thank Ramadhani B
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

I wanted to review this Art Deco Magnifique but unfortunately ran out of time when visiting this uber cool city. I have seen other rather uncool reviews of this coolest of cool Deco buildings and look forward to giving it the total thumbs up approval .I am astounded that anyone can denigrate such a profound icon. I myself owned and... More 

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