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The Chinatown of Jakarta began long before Indonesia existed as a nation and was originally the Chinatown of Batavia. This was the area where the Dutch required the Chinese to live. Today, the whole area is called Glodok and includes traditional...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Old Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

place for konghucu pray ,and can enjoy walking around for looking around for hot weather tour, and near to glodok .....

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glodok is no more destination for Jakarta people. In the last three years Glodok drops so much. The same thing is happen in Mangga Dua, but Mangga Dua drops not so much as Glodok. It because of online booming and also the traffic jams. Moreover...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarwa G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up near Chinatown in the Kemayoran area near the old Sukarno airport during the Dutch colonial days. I was born in Jakarta 1948 and lived there until 1957 when my family moved to the Netherlands. I remembered Glodok so well, many Chinese restaurants...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank roydio1948
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking to pick up souvenirs or maybe do some street shopping for clothes, this is the place to be. Local street food consisting of Tempe fry and sweet dumplings are a must to be tried dishes. Also you can get some amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Raj0608
Reviewed 13 December 2018

That a lot of chinese foods some from China can negotiations for prices. Most visit place there especial chinese temple Kuan ying . Most of chinese pray for health and prosperous future .we can see a biggest candle .is a nice place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 704philipt
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Very disappointing, a dollar shop that is seriously overcharging. Don’t make any special effort, I was sorry that I did!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phil J
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Very interesting mix of Chinese and Indonesian in one place. You can find anything you want. Food is in abundance.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Almost all countries have their own version of Chinatown. So far, the one in Jakarta is not that appealing in terms of location & products being sold. The best buy we bought here were chocolates & candies that are sold in grams or kilograms (way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank JaniceB2059
Reviewed 12 September 2018

You can enjoy China town in Jakarta. Go to the temple (it's usually called Petak Sembilan Temple or Cin Te Yen/Jin De Yuan), and you can also enjoy the culinary in there. My own recommendation food (as I am a vegetarian) are; Nasi Ulam, Es...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank mettanatalie
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I found this small area overwhelming with its narrow lanes, types of animal products for sale and dust / smells from all the live birds and poultry. The area isn't super large but its concentration of culture is high. Reminded me of the rural markets...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NW T
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