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Jakarta Old Town

Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Private Tour: Discover Jakarta Old Town with Dinner
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Private Tour: Full-Day Highlights of Jakarta Tour with Lunch
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This is the old city of Batavia. Rundown, picturesque and a great night market.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good46%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When the Dutch colonized Indonesia, Jakarta was called Batavia. The Jakarta Old Town still shows how in those days everything looked. The level of maintenance sometimes is low, but if you look through this you can get a pretty good idea of how things looked...More

Thank ThomasEMM
Reviewed 1 week ago

This old town in the middle of Jakarta, close to Monas is a nice place to see to dream about how Jakarta looked like in the past. And there's an old café called Café Batavia where you get great food and drinks.

Thank Julzjkt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just have to share this Olwyn was a perfect tour guide for me i was over on business in Jakarta for about a week she collected me from the airport speaks ecellent english and is very presentable despite juggling her family she was available to...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a guide who talked us througb the history, took us to port on tuk tuk (extra £5) china town (very interesting) buddist temple the back to the square. Think guide cost less than £10. So great value and would recommend (using guide)

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I personally didn't know what a huge role the Dutch played in the history of Indonesia and how they constructed what Jakarta Old Town looks like today. There are many canals, many Dutch buildings and many European influences in the old part of the city....More

Thank knoesenm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place in center town...i have been there 1 month ago with my girlfriend and my family ..i love this place

Thank IvanChow
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

As we wanted to get some exercise, we walked from our hotel around Mangga Dua area. It was hot, well everyday was hot in Jakarta. But despite the challenges with the weather, we had fun with the tour of the old town and the walk...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Wanna know history of jakarta? Come here. So many attraction and foods, also instragamable. Affordable price entertaiment

Thank Galuh888
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A good place to spend your weekend with reasonably cheap tickets and foods, and fun activities with family and friends. This area is consist of old buildings relic from the Dutch colonial era, and now used as museums and cafe. The museums' tickets are quite...More

Thank felbland
Reviewed 9 November 2017

actually this is the best place to see the old historical buildings where we can learn the History of Jakarta since early days called Sunda Kalapa but now the area in fatahilah square full with peoples who selling souvenir and looks not clean with the...More

Thank teunes_suma
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Honey S
10 April 2017|
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Response from Faisal S | Reviewed this property |
Cobain parkir mobil nya di Jln. Cengkeh
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KateyHiggs
16 January 2017|
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Response from herrichan | Reviewed this property |
try teduh hostel :)
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