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Sunda Kelapa Harbour

Jln. Maritim No. 8, Jakarta 12430, Indonesia
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Once known as Pasar Ikan (Fish Market), Sunda Kelapa was the early 16th-century trading post from which the Dutch domination of Indonesia began and flourished.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good40%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“old harbour” (12 reviews)
“these ships” (8 reviews)
“working port” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jln. Maritim No. 8, Jakarta 12430, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

the harbor is highly instagrammable but it smells terribly. Don't go here at noon, extremely hot! suggest to bring adult male because this place is known to be a bit dangerous. don't dress up with minis, don't attract too much attention.

Thank atiyaa2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the oldest sea port in Jakarta. Today, this sea port were very busy with national-wide traders from all over the country. Most interesting is the Phinisi, the traditional vessel from Makassar. This type of vessel is well known for centuries ....

Thank Faisal S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This harbour & it's surrounding area is very dangerous especially at night, beware!. The onlyinteresting spot can be seen only marina harbour cafe. Only recommend for photography activity only with many people in 1 group.

Thank I'am J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this place very great for photo shoot, mostly teeneger and family came for just take photo. The organisasition need to give the details information about historical of this place. Over all i love this place, and i got a lot of great photo...More

Thank Dewipurnamawati
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bulk of sea traffic goes to the modern harbour but at this 800 year old port they still use the huge 'phinisi' wooden boats as cargo ships. All the loading is done manually & it is interesting to watch all the activity. Excellent photo...More

Thank bella c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a small walk at the harbour. That day there was no work done by the harbour-workers, so there was not that much happening. Nice to see the boats but it was not a must see for us.

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were cycling on one of the Sunday morning from just outside Jakarta. We managed to enter without paying. The place features some old ships, but some spots we couldnt enter, may be because we didnt pay to get it. Not many activities on Sunday....More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunda Kelapa Harbour is epic, and historical site. one of the must visit destination in Jakarta. when u get here dont hesitate to ask to the local fisherman to bring you for a short boat trip. it is only 50 thousand IDR per boat. u...More

Thank rally k
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Mentioned in every guide and tour. The historical value might be great but actually there is not so much to see here.

Thank Flowersun01
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I came to this place because it was one of the recommended places to visit in jakarta. I arrived by taxi and was approached by a guy. He told the taxi driver that he can't go inside. Good thing i told the driver to wait...More

Thank Badoy D
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28 June 2017|
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Response from ROLAND D | Reviewed this property |
pagi is better for visit christinurat
Arinda W
16 March 2017|
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Response from ROLAND D | Reviewed this property |
So far no! we took a lot of pics .
Thanh Van P
6 December 2016|
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Response from yvonnesw | Reviewed this property |
No fish market in this area. But you can go to muara karang and there you can find more fishes and seafood - better in the afternoon.