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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.
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  • Very good46%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank AngelsWing77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Galuh888
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the only surviving old town part of Jakarta. This place is especially cool because it is the only pedestrian street in Jakarta. So many activity in the square. People singing, doing mime, and biking all the way. Good experience

Thank Ivan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the food the most .They have a tasty baso here with an affordable price .A lot of entertaining things to see such as busking and street stalls .You can also ride an old bicycle around this area .

Thank 465steffaniec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walking tour of the old town is "free" but we tipped our guide about 100 000 ru for this visit. We visited the port area that is supposed to be completely renovated.We also saw the old woden vessels still used to transport merchandise to...More

Thank denis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like me, many business travellers may end up staying a weekend in Jakarta, sometimes with a family member or colleague along. Two days is enough to develop a feel for Jakarta (beyond the roads paralyzed by traffic during most of the week) and even a...More

1  Thank NA1952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's one of the nicer places in Jakarta. Especially if you're Dutch it's worth a visit. You can clearly see that this was a former Dutch colony. The old square is the most beautiful place, but also walk around the area while you're there.

Thank YSchreut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to take pictures. We visited the museum of history and the puppet museum. Both are cheap. The last one is nice.

Thank iguanawolf6
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Honey S
10 April 2017|
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Cobain parkir mobil nya di Jln. Cengkeh
15 January 2017|
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Response from herrichan | Reviewed this property |
try teduh hostel :)