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Jakarta Old Town

Jln. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 21 6929101
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Private Tour: Discover Jakarta Old Town with Dinner
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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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“kota tua” (59 reviews)
“cafe batavia” (51 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jln. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 21 6929101
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Reviews (1,296)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm lokal but went to Kota Tua (Old Town Jakarta) to bring visiting overseas relatives. It is an interesting area to visit. Full with preserved government buildings, you can see how the Centre of Jakarta looked in the old days. If you are an avid...More

Thank travel192802
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old town very nice structure.. as my knowleage this town allready here from Belanda leading for Indonesia for very long time ago. All structure still maintained with original .. nice memorial here..

Thank DKZ78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an interesting historic place with a few museums and an interesting old port area. Away from the main square are some very good historic buildings most of which are very rundown. The Batavia cafe is a nice place to relax and look at...More

Thank guy m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must to visit when you are in Jakarta. Ancient one, an old city, representing all magic of old times !

Thank WidyartoAdiPs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very pleasant day trip where you can enjoy the colonial and Art Deco architecture, visit the museums and have lunch or dinner. Jakarta is not a tourist city and this is a must see if you come here. Visit the Wayang museum...More

Thank TheWestCountryNomad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everybody knows that there is huge potential with this area. The revitalization corporation have started some progress, although very slow, in renovating some of the building. This has also encouraged the building owners to do the same. many talks of new hotels, restaurants and even...More

Thank kusmae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area has a very rich historical site of Indonesia, but especially Jakarta in every aspect of life, such as: food, building, living etc. This area also has several museum that located nearby each other (walking distance), Fatahillah museum, puppet museum, Bank Indonesia museum, etc....More

Thank sllo2017
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Interesting to see the different architecture here whem compared to the rest of Jakarta. A bit too hot and humid to walk around for too lonh though.

Thank Brendan248
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Jakarta is a crazy, vibrant city where the traffic never stops. The Old Town Square offers a refuge from all this while you gather your senses and take in the colonial buildings. Seek a guide called Argus. He will take you through the surprisingly clean...More

Thank Graeme H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Concept of the old town will be welcoming by tourism section. Jakarta need something Like that where can all tourist buses gather at one place but it Is still much to be done.

Thank Vlado Z
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Batavia
1,915 reviews
.02 km away
Historia Food & Bar
39 reviews
.06 km away
Batavia Market
15 reviews
.06 km away
Santong Kuotieh 68
13 reviews
.69 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museum Bank Indonesia
695 reviews
.27 km away
Fatahillah Square
411 reviews
.03 km away
Museum Wayang
431 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 :)