iSurprise De Majestic

A glimpse of local nightlife in the colonial days

Bandung’s nightlife

The Majestic used to be a cinema playing Western films popular with the Bandung elite. Today, the iconic landmark is still an entertainment venue and mini theatre, organising Sudanese and international music events, shows and parties.

Look who’s watching

Look up, you will see the formidable gaping mouth of the Batara Kala—the God of the underworld, his intense eyes staring down at you. It was a favourite design element of star architect Schoemaker, he loved incorporating traditional Hindu elements in his buildings.

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