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This is the old city of Batavia. Rundown, picturesque and a great night market.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Indonesian government has laudable preserved the Dutch history in its center. The old structure is maintained decently. The ticket costs 5000 Indonesian rupaya. There are many students who will surround yourself you to take your interview to practice their English.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is actually a remnant of the old colonial buildings from the Dutch occupation of Indonesia, converted into museums of national heritage. The inside of the museums are dimly lit at some places. This place is actually a amalgamation of medieval and modern history....More

Thank 489santoshp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic Dutch buildings with their steep tiled roofs have been preserved in this area, along with canals, winding streets, and other vestiges of "Batavia", the capital of Dutch Indonesia. Fun to browse around and step back in history.

Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mostly run down building. Good for getting an understanding of the old architecture but everything is such a mess! Don’t go out of your way for it, you will be disappointed.

Thank natashar230
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located at Jakarta Kota district, easy to reach by train, surroundings with old buildings, some are still in good care, like buildings in Old Town area and some buildings nearby, some are so neglected, like remains of old houses, old walls, etc.

Thank Anna_June_2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw some interesting old historic buildings in the old part of Jakarta. It was nice to see home older facades in a city that is booming with skyscrapers.

Thank dfc9258
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Old Town twice. I don't understand why people like it. I went there because a friend of mine has a coffee shop and I need to meet him there. This place is always crowded regardless what time you go there. Basically...More

Thank Andrian L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday, such a beautiful day to spend with your beloved friends. It is reachable to go to old city, Jakarta. You can use the Transjakarta, until the end or you can take the train for the final station. From three, just take a leisure walk...More

Thank HerryW82
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Kota, the old town, is a must see in Jakarta if only for the exuberance of Fatahillah square, with its pink ‘colonial’ bicycles you can ride around the square a bit with a funny colonial hat on. Just to the west of Fatahillah the jalan...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2018

you haven't been to jakarta it you haven't visit this place haha.. have to come here even just once if you're in jakarta. Museums were quite good, riding around in a colorful bikes or sitting in quaint cafe or taking a pics in front of...More

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