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Jakarta Old Town

Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Private Tour: Full-Day Highlights of Jakarta Tour with Lunch
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Private Tour: Discover Jakarta Old Town with Dinner
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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” (62 reviews)
“cafe batavia” (57 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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"kota tua"
in 62 reviews
"cafe batavia"
in 57 reviews
"historical buildings"
in 15 reviews
"puppet museum"
in 23 reviews
"sunda kelapa"
in 27 reviews
"fatahillah museum"
in 19 reviews
"old batavia"
in 24 reviews
"street performers"
in 8 reviews
"local guide"
in 9 reviews
"rent a bike"
in 10 reviews
"street food"
in 12 reviews
"bank mandiri"
in 9 reviews
"historical place"
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"railway station"
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"take pictures"
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"visit this place"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

... to enjoy the architecture and ambiance from the older colonial days, but the aesthetics I find much more appealing than the modern hub bub of much of Jakarta. See great old Dutch architecture, and choose from a variety of different museums. We had to...More

Thank Bryan H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came in the morning, before the heat, walked around 30 min, it's not so big then lunch at Batavia. Can rent bicycle, take fun pictures with people wearing traditional dress

Thank Enzo M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit this place as our long-holiday escape reaching by KRL from Cikarang within 1.5 hours. It’s quite crowded because it was saturday plus long-holiday, so people from different places might gather around. The place offers instagramable spots so we can just enjoy...More

Thank chantabelle21
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of things happening here. Museums, cafes and bars. Everything is within walking distance from the main square. Watch out for the brightly coloured bicycles!

Thank Pete M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Old World Charm of Indonesia with a Lot of Museums around the walking distances that give you the taste of History and Culture of the Place A lot of Restaurants to sip coffee / Beer or grab a Bite - Best time would be...More

Thank Bhupesh S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The heart of Jakarta the very traditional and classic life style of golden days The houses The roads The shops If you like to learn about history by your eyes and heart this is the place Every corner will teach you something People had been...More

Thank Walid D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did not expect this in Jakarta. Nice open air with pretty bicycles (colourful, with pretty hats). Entrance fee to the museums are really cheap. Some interesting restaurants as well as the fancier Cafe Batavia

Thank 11thHour
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have a walk around central place. Nice colonial streets and buidings, with many bars & restaurants. By sunny saturday, many indonesians rent bike (colored bikes and hat) and take photos on this place.

Thank Pascal J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the Dutch ruled over Indonesia for 350 years, there is very little to show for it in terms of culture, food, or language. These relatively old buildings in Jakarta are about the only thing you will see that are remotely associated with the Dutch....More

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is great to know the other face of Jakarta. You can find an old building, you can meet various of people there, and you can't miss the traditional food!!!!

Thank Henie H
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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
15 January 2017|
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try teduh hostel :)
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