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Jakarta Old Town

Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Private Tour: Discover Jakarta Old Town with Dinner
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Private Tour: Full-Day Highlights of Jakarta Tour with Lunch
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This is the old city of Batavia. Rundown, picturesque and a great night market.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good46%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“cafe batavia” (61 reviews)
“kota tua” (63 reviews)
“puppet museum” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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"cafe batavia"
in 61 reviews
"kota tua"
in 63 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
"bank indonesia"
in 15 reviews
"colonial era"
in 12 reviews
"rent a bike"
in 10 reviews
"historical place"
in 10 reviews
"railway station"
in 9 reviews
"street food"
in 12 reviews
"visit this place"
in 17 reviews
"take pictures"
in 12 reviews
"nice place"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you traveled to Jakarta, do not missed to go to Old Town. You may visit many museum to explore Jakarta in the past. And before we started it, we had brunch at Cafe Batavia. The ambiance was nice especially when we have table in...More

Thank Maria M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting Jakarta many times I made my first trip to the old town. Spent the morning browsing an amazing array of inexpensive goods in the local market and then headed to the old town square. here there are several museums telling the history of...More

Thank Philip H
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Actually, this is an attractive tourist-site. It’s historical and photogenic. It’s a history herritage of Indonesia. However, it’s also crowded by people: visitors and food sellers. Plus, it’s not an exclusive area. It’s also a public road route for citizens that the area becomes even...More

Thank Ruth T
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Love walking around here, hiring a bike and cycling along the canal, especially at weekends when lots of local people turn up for the amusements. Around the Fatahillah Square there are Museums, coffee shops, old decaying buildings, colour and life. If you can get to...More

Thank IbuGaye
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

It was short visit to old Jakarta. Tourist office people were very helpful. Gave us maps and showed us what to visit. There are several museum but we visited one of them as we had only one and half hours to see everything. The museum...More

Thank wijay2017
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Had a chance to spend there couple of hours. I am not a history lover, so didn’t bother to go to museum and stuff. The place looks quite popular among the locals. Couldn’t see many tourist though. Good place to chill out with friends on...More

Thank jatin p
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

... 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 22 February 2018 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 19 February 2018 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 18 February 2018 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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Honey S
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Response from Faisal S | Reviewed this property |
Cobain parkir mobil nya di Jln. Cengkeh
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try teduh hostel :)
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