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This is the old city of Batavia. Rundown, picturesque and a great night market.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fun and safe. Nice shops, good restaurants, mix of dutch and indonesian influence.Had a great day exploring.

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Go during weekends or public holiday where you can feel the atmosphere and many activities take place ( not during weekday which I have came before ). Beautiful colonial house and good place for photo shoot.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This old town is surrounded by museums such as wayang museum, Jakarta museum, BI museum ect. You can get knowledge of history by come here. But if you looking for the old building. From my preference i like the old town in semarang. Because beside...More

Thank Zean_di
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a really good time shopping at the open market in Jakarta old town. They are willing to barter and there was a good selection of souvenirs clothing and knickknacks.

Thank RehabGuy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Kota Tua, a relic of the Dutch colonial days, is located near the Kota railway station. The large open space in the middle is a great location for selfies and photos. Visitors can try the bicycle rides (not free of course) while wearing colorful hats....More

Thank Jainurin J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with a group of friends with a guide. Spent the whole afternoon walking,eating authentic food and stopped at coffee shops. The lively Fatahillah Square surrounded by a couple of museums (Wayang museum and Historical Museum) and Batavia Cafe is the highlight of the...More

Thank Gul C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Jakarta about 5 years ago; it was very dirty and there were slums everywhere. During my recent trip, I saw less rubbish and the traffic system was more organised. It was a nicer environment and ambience.

Thank naq204
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only one that comes to mind as being less interesting is Johor Bahru. What a dump. I have never been to Monrovia, but I imagine it's on par. The world is a huge and amazing place. Travel has never been easier. I wouldn't recommend...More

1  Thank shinraemonsam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The worst city i've ever been in South East Asia. Nothing to see, nothing to do. The few bars for foreigners are really expensive

Thank gabric866
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here two years ago and in the meantime the government did a good job. The pavement was new and there are a lot of parking places. The river is nuts cleaner now. So the old city is getting better en better. We shell...More

Thank Straks
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Honey S
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Response from Faisal S | Reviewed this property |
Cobain parkir mobil nya di Jln. Cengkeh
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15 January 2017|
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Response from herrichan | Reviewed this property |
try teduh hostel :)
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