Chinatown part of Jakarta. Mostly shops that sell China herbal medicine, hongpao/angpao envelope, China's newspaper, and chinese restaurants. Some of it still keep their authentique building.
About Chinatown (Glodok)
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Chinatown is commonly referred to as Glodok in Jakarta. It is located not far from Stasiun Jakarta Kota in the district of Taman Sari in west Jakarta. It is one of the largest Chinatown’s in the world and houses many people of Chinese origin. During...More
If u hear about GLODOK area, it is said as the most Legendary Chinatown in Jakarta, Indonesia which located at administrative village of Taman Sari at West Jakarta, Indonesia. This area is also known as Pecinan (indonesian) or Chinatown since the Dutch colonial era, and...More
exotic place, old culture good to see, good good, good place to buy souvenirs and enjoy the original chinatown
Glodok itself is a little gem in the north of Jakarta. The busy streets are typically packed and the combination aroma of cheap, delicious hawker eateries, open sewers and car exhaust make this area not for the faint of heart, but it is worth it...More
Its very busy around chinatown but there is not much to see. all the temples is side-by-side and you can finish it within 1 hour.
Just like an ordinary people market with many seller & distributors. Electronic area is known as harco. Most price in this area is quite cheap if you know how to bargain. If you looking for counterfeit DVD/CD this area have a very complete collection with...More
We followed an "unofficial" tour guide we met at the Fatahillah square and he took us here for about an hour. The place was packed with people and shops, and a lot of traffic, and the smell of exhaust is bad. Street is also narrowed...More
Food hawkers are amazing, try your taste buds with original Chinese dishes here. You will also find little trinkets but do not be shy to haggle on the price. An experience on its own just like in every Chinatown. Be mindful of your valuables thou.
I went to Glodok expecting to see more. All there was is some run down plazas, a small Buddhist temple and a small traditional market. It didn't feel or look much different from an Indonesian traditional market except for the fact there was sea cucumber,...More