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Address: Jalan Gajah Mada 188, Jakarta, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 622 13154094
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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An interesting area near Jakarta's old town filled with Dutch Colonial...

An interesting area near Jakarta's old town filled with Dutch Colonial buildings and historic architecture.

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during my stay at Novotel, I ate in Oey and Token in Candra Naya. Food was great in both places, price was average the overall experience was the history of the place.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

during my stay at Novotel, I ate in Oey and Token in Candra Naya. Food was great in both places, price was average the overall experience was the history of the place.

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Thank cherry n
Jakarta, Indonesia
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

I was visiting Candra Naya on January 2016 when my colleagues decided to have a lunch at one of the restaurants that was located in it. The building was nice and elegant with traditional Chinese elements on it. If you want to have some sort of traditional Chinese theme in your selfies complete with red lantern and lotus pond, Candra... More 

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Thank stefanusphang
Jakarta, Indonesia
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109 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

It was a big house of a Chinese soldier long time ago. Currently it is listed as heritage building based on the age of the building, some history and unique architecture style. Close surrounding buildings are new facilities and an international chain hotel.

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Thank esubijono
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I visited Candra Naya on March 2016. I used Jakarta's commuter line and stopped at Sawah Besar station. Then i walk across the street to ride a car with number 12 (M12; the route is Senen-Kota). Make sure you're heading to Kota. Just tell the driver to stop at Novotel Gajah Mada. I paid four thousand rupiah from Sawah Besar... More 

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Thank Brenda A
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138 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

If you're into history, this old building (original building) now under a massive structure is worth visiting. A piece of old Batavia

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Thank Alex I
Jakarta, Indonesia
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

this building was so old but nice construction. it has a historical story. the building was behind novotel gajah mada. and if u come here, u can see some history pictures.

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Thank tanlim9
Jakarta, Indonesia
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

One of cultural heritage buildings in Jakarta. Has a typical Chinese architecture and is one of two major Chinese home Batavia residence still standing in Jakarta

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Thank Tetty2015
Surabaya, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

An ancient building that is well preserved. THe history of the house itself was quite a story. The place was a good place for taking pictures of old buildings. They were also connected to convenience store and a well known hotel. That made the place conveniet for tourists.

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Thank Errien
Jakarta, Indonesia
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Went to the Novotel Hotel Gajah Mada for business meeting, found that the hotel was built around the old Candra Naya building. It was house of Chinese major (community leader) of Batavia during Dutch times. Built in traditional Chinese architecture, it is now mostly empty except for the O La La Cafe in one of the side buildings. More displays... More 

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Thank Roy P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

I was originally headed to the 7/11 store nearby then an oddly placed building, one with an architecture feature from distant past, surrounded exactly by modern skyscrapers. It has some cafe's that I haven't had the chance to try on the sides, a pond filled with colorful fishes right behind it, and a little mixture of a mini museum and... More 

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