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Jakarta Old Town

Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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This is the old city of Batavia. Rundown, picturesque and a great night market.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good45%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“kota tua” (60 reviews)
“cafe batavia” (55 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited this place on a Saturday based on a friend's recommendation. The place stands to its words, simply beautiful. Especially the city centre is amazing. One must visit this place on a sunny day and enjoy the surrounding views, may be even having a...More

Thank ChanduNaresh
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed the Kota Tua, it's a beautiful square , obviously a major tourist attraction. You have to put it into perspective that it's Jakarta, there's not too many tourist attractions ! But I thoroughly recommend going here, seeing the cheap museums. Being interviewed by...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This city-part is the historical centre of Jakarta. It was called Batavia when the Dutch were in power on Java. You can see typical warehouses in which products were stored before shipped to Europe. It is very pleasant to walk in this area. Crowded too!...More

Thank Christophe W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we are very curious with this Old Town, so we decided to visit on our 1st night at Jakarta. But it is a disaster, because it is very very crowded, and nothing we can see. I don't know, is it because already late or just...More

Thank Listiyani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jakarta Old Town surrounded by some museums that good to see. In the other side you can rent bicycle to moving around, taking pictures and trying street culinary or good dish in cafe batavia that good in the night with live music.

Thank arievo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Personally, it is not as great as many said, and the transportation is bad, difficult to get taxi, so is best to have your own car

Thank Simon6511
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its an interesting place. You get to understand the impact of Dutch on the formation and life in Jakarta. The place may be hot and there are a few places to hide for a drink (like the old colonial style bar at the old town...More

Thank Bah75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Jakarta old town is very different from the main city. In the old town, you can find Horses with old wooden carriages that you can take around. They have street stalls around the area as well. On the weekends, the old town can get...More

Thank dgp24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here at 2pm and its very hot and couldn’t find a proper place to cool down. The foods and beverages were expensive in the cafes but very cheap in the streets. Had a various of attractions in the evening and gets very crowded at...More

1  Thank Griffindot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE took an Uber taxi there, longish trip but very inexpensive. We were impressed by the elegant space but all the museums need to be improved around the square

1  Thank lagoon08
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Honey S
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Cobain parkir mobil nya di Jln. Cengkeh
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Response from herrichan | Reviewed this property |
try teduh hostel :)