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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.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good45%
  • 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 4 days 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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

Thank Happy_Man_2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick walk around- liked the feeling and the vibe - I wanted to put myself back to when the Dutch ruled

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place somany local people enjoying with families. Nice characters/ modules Local stuff for sale market and foods are here. Old preserve Dutch colonial memories add historical value.

Thank Serendib_King
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the amazing places to get an idea about indonesian culture and its history. Lots of tourists/locals come here over the weekend. There are live bands/solo performers. Lots of museums also around this place.

Thank Siddhartha L
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Batavia
1,916 reviews
.02 km away
Batavia Market
15 reviews
.06 km away
Historia Food & Bar
39 reviews
.06 km away
Kantin Mega Rasa
19 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museum Bank Indonesia
695 reviews
.27 km away
Fatahillah Square
411 reviews
.03 km away
Museum Wayang
432 reviews
.05 km away
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Honey S
kalau bawa mobil parkirnya dimana yaaa??
10 April 2017|
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Response from Faisal S | Reviewed this property |
Cobain parkir mobil nya di Jln. Cengkeh
Does anyone have any recommendations for a great place to stay in Jakarta Old Town that is close to Fatahillah Square? Battling to find an Airbnb or Boutique Hotel.. Don't want to stay in the big hotels, looking for a smaller place with character :)
15 January 2017|
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Response from herrichan | Reviewed this property |
try teduh hostel :)