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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.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good46%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cafe batavia” (61 reviews)
“kota tua” (63 reviews)
“puppet museum” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Jl. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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"cafe batavia"
in 61 reviews
"kota tua"
in 63 reviews
"puppet museum"
in 23 reviews
"sunda kelapa"
in 27 reviews
"fatahillah museum"
in 19 reviews
"old batavia"
in 24 reviews
"street performers"
in 8 reviews
"local guide"
in 9 reviews
"bank indonesia"
in 15 reviews
"colonial era"
in 12 reviews
"rent a bike"
in 10 reviews
"historical place"
in 10 reviews
"railway station"
in 9 reviews
"street food"
in 12 reviews
"visit this place"
in 17 reviews
"take pictures"
in 12 reviews
"nice place"
in 20 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

i like to spend my evening in Kota Tua, feels so vintage and Indonesia, The museums also very nice, But i dont like how its kinda dirty,

Thank arinshorty
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The old Jakarta named Batavia shows the remaining legacy of Dutch colony. It s was not very developed but it s beautiful where it s enough preserved. Many places are ruined and abandoned. The river bank where a rich potential of buildings exist is under...More

Thank Chris_Orleans
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The area around the Batavia cafe was crowded with loads of Indonesian pupils who appear to have come here for a visit of Jakarta. They were renting bicycles and costumes from local vendors and cycled around the plaza and had a lot of fun taking...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Jakarta on my way to Yogyakarta. Had read about the city and most of the reviews were not so good. Many people don’t like it because of the traffic but have you been to Ho Chi Minh, this is nothing. This is a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What you see in the picture is what you get. But still go so that you’ll experience the culture. Dont go in the morning because its really really hot. Although, in the morning there will be less people. Food there is ok and a little...More

Thank Mikka C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on weekdays so it wasn't crowded. I was impressed. It was clean and organized. Not like long time ago when o visited there. There were many street vendors until I felt so annoyed since they kept on following me to sell things....More

Thank Lidyajk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had really nice experiences stayed in this hotel.. especially at La Brasserie restaurant, i met very friendly staff.. and helpful. Special thanks for Host Risa and Pak Cahyadi

1  Thank Haryati A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had expected a little more but a lot has been demolished in this important part of old Jakarta. The Jakarta History Museum that surrounds the square has a few interesting items from the Dutch occupation but unfortunately the museum has not adequately lit the exhibits...More

Thank EJM61
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area is interesting and a variety of things to see and keep you occupied. I'd like to go back and sit at one of the cafes and watch the people walk by

Thank Marilyn4me
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place make your imaginaton flash back hundred years ago when Jakarta called Batavia. I like the situation this place that different with another place in Jakarta

Thank muh a
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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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KateyHiggs
15 January 2017|
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Response from herrichan | Reviewed this property |
try teduh hostel :)
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