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Jakarta Old Town

Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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This is the old city of Batavia. Rundown, picturesque and a great night market.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good45%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful Old World Charm of Indonesia with a Lot of Museums around the walking distances that give you the taste of History and Culture of the Place A lot of Restaurants to sip coffee / Beer or grab a Bite - Best time would be...More

Thank Bhupesh S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The heart of Jakarta the very traditional and classic life style of golden days The houses The roads The shops If you like to learn about history by your eyes and heart this is the place Every corner will teach you something People had been...More

Thank Walid D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did not expect this in Jakarta. Nice open air with pretty bicycles (colourful, with pretty hats). Entrance fee to the museums are really cheap. Some interesting restaurants as well as the fancier Cafe Batavia

Thank 11thHour
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a walk around central place. Nice colonial streets and buidings, with many bars & restaurants. By sunny saturday, many indonesians rent bike (colored bikes and hat) and take photos on this place.

Thank Pascal J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the Dutch ruled over Indonesia for 350 years, there is very little to show for it in terms of culture, food, or language. These relatively old buildings in Jakarta are about the only thing you will see that are remotely associated with the Dutch....More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is great to know the other face of Jakarta. You can find an old building, you can meet various of people there, and you can't miss the traditional food!!!!

Thank Henie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great part of Jakarta, it’s history being preserved which is vital. Too many city’s have rushed into the here + now, sacrificing their heritage. The more of this that is kept, restored the more appealing Jakarta becomes. It’s difficult to do but...More

Thank 763Kiwi_traveller007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

CC ( 18.01.27 ) There was old town made from Netherland style, I think. There had museum, square, many cafe was operating, and a little exotic atmosphere. The cosplay man had show various statue, and the painter, singer had play. Many people crowded and good...More

Thank CanisHan
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Honey S
10 April 2017|
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Cobain parkir mobil nya di Jln. Cengkeh
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Response from herrichan | Reviewed this property |
try teduh hostel :)