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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 5 days ago via mobile

If you like colonial buildings and history. It's a cultural bubble in the north. Visit the modern art museum and do the Dutch Government House. The square is fun.

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can enjoy the atmosphere of Batavia with the old buildings that are located around here. This place is also filled with food stalls and also cafes. You can also ride bikes with a traditional helmet (pay) around the courtyard in front of Jakarta history...More

Thank Benedict M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really wrong time to bring my friend in this place when its national holiday. very very crowded and the museum also very full. And it was also bad traffic. We can not enjoy anything. so i think it is very important to choose...More

Thank Fifi I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Old Town is listed as one of the highlights of Jakarta and that probably says more about Jakarta than about the Old Town. A square with a couple of heritage buildings and could with a bit of imagination, renovation and organization be so much...More

Thank ThenTryThis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit this place on Sunday to feel the local pulse the cacophony of children and families out on a weekend dressed to the hilt . There are many museums and cafes of yore to go to so have 2-3 hours at hand to explore .

Thank pilgrim_gsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view,classic,alot atraction,alot of people, but litlle bit dirty and messy and unorganised. ....

Thank Rendy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old Town area with a lot of story of my country. In this place besides a lot of museum you can visit also could remind you that this place is the most popular for business on few years ago like Chinatown. Although crowded and not...More

Thank suktjhing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a day tour when we visited, great insight into Dutch Indonesian architecture, very friendly people. We had lunch here aswel which was our first Indonesian meal which was nice. The local kids did not seem to have seen many western tourists as...More

Thank dex t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the more lovely areas in Jakarta. Busy though and as white people you can expect a lot of requests to take a photo with you or to interview you. Don't worry about that though, it's quite fun and you bring a smile to...More

Thank Koen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crowded place especially weekend at night. Many spot to take photo but u must be careful many beggar n thief.

Thank Leo H
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.06 km away
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15 reviews
.69 km away
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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
15 January 2017|
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Response from herrichan | Reviewed this property |
try teduh hostel :)