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Jakarta Old Town

Jln. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 21 6929101
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This is the old city of Batavia. Rundown, picturesque and a great night market.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good44%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jln. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 21 6929101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was interesting to drive through Old Batavia (Jakarta Old Town) & see the old Dutch buildings alongside the grand canal. We also walked around the Old Town Square which has beautiful buildings around it.

Thank bella c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an unplanned directed tour around the old town recently during our trip in Jakarta. Its started as a day where my family and I just wanted to visit Batavia cafe and areas around Fatahillah square. Instead we bumped into a local name Daniel...More

Thank bluemocha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited during Eid Mubarak week so many people were also visiting. The place is pretty with still preserved buildings from old colonial era. They have got many museums to visit around where we can learn the history of the city. The area used to...More

Thank Grace O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This area was designed by the Dutch when they occupied this country. It is a very good planning of a city, which previously named Batavia. There are some buildings used as museums nowadays in this area. Bahari Museum, Wayang Museum, Fatahillah Museum, Keramik (pottery) Museum,...More

Thank eka51011
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

If stuck for something to do in jakarta apart from shopping malls, then worth time to explore. Maybe more so if there is a festival or something on. The Dutch didn't really leave much in the way of an impressive footprint here. A lot of...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The place is nice but it can be seen that some parts are dark, dirty and full of food stalls. Beautiful buildings and after new regulations from the government, we can easily find place to sit inside the complex as it is not as crowded...More

Thank Agus P
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

JIN DE YUAN Temple is in the heart of Jakarta old Chinatown -- The GLODOK area. Locals often call it as 'KLENTENG PETAK SEMBILAN', literally means 'Temple at Petak Sembilan'. Petak Sembilan is the name of a small road where the old town traditional wet...More

1  Thank Happy_Man_2017
Reviewed 7 June 2017

It was okay. Stopped by while passing through to Mangga Dua. Nice old buildings, but the area is generarally dirty, and poorly maintained.

Thank Ganesh L
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

There are so many old building from dutch era. There are so many old bicycle that called " sepeda ontel ". But there are so many trash and some people throw spit indiscriminately.

Thank Luwy L
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We went toold towan jakarta. Cool in week end are mony people and cycling children around old town. And many scool children come to speak with foreigners to improve there English knowledge. Frendly people.

Thank travel c
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Batavia
1,948 reviews
.02 km away
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Batavia Market
16 reviews
.06 km away
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14 reviews
.69 km away
Nearby Attractions
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.27 km away
Fatahillah Square
420 reviews
.03 km away
Museum Wayang
442 reviews
.05 km away
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Honey S
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Cobain parkir mobil nya di Jln. Cengkeh
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Response from herrichan | Reviewed this property |
try teduh hostel :)