We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chinatown (Glodok)

Old Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 77.50*
and up
Private Tour: Jakarta by Night Tour Including Dinner
More Info
US$ 43.00*
and up
Jakarta Chinatown Discovery with Lunch and Coffee
More Info
US$ 74.00*
and up
Private Tour: Trails of China with Lunch in Jakarta
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
The Chinatown of Jakarta began long before Indonesia existed as a nation and was originally the Chinatown of Batavia. This was the area where the Dutch required the Chinese to live. Today, the whole area is called Glodok and includes traditional houses, markets, architecture and some very beautiful Chinese temples; the Da Shi Miao and the Vihara Dharma Bhakti temples are both popular tourist attractions. The Glodok Market is one of the great commercial centers of Jakarta where you can buy everything from antiques to laptops.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good42%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Old Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (315)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 177 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank I'am J
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank bluemocha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank Vintagemoi
Reviewed 5 May 2017

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

Thank Pris L
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Was supprised with the atmosphere there, its like at traditional market in China, the chinese culture and ambience was really strong. They also sell many various of Chinese stuff that you might couldn't find it anywhere else but there. The food..I mean the food.. you...More

Thank HendraOktaviano82
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

GLODOK is equivalent to Jakarta history. It is in West Jakarta & has been the Chinatown since the Dutch colony with majority of the businessmen having been of Chinese descent. The most famous & one of the oldest temple in Jakarta, JIN DE YUAN, is...More

2  Thank Happy_Man_2017
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

In these places you will find Good Chinese food with affortable price, souvenirs, Chinese medicines and herbs, and many Buddhist temple. Many shop are located at small ally.

2  Thank Michael_Teoh
Reviewed 23 April 2017

was there with a local Guide , learnt a lot about Chinese life in Jakarta, very busy area, the markets are packed with food and vegteables, the Supermarkets provide all Fake you are looking for, if you like it. Worth to visit.

1  Thank ExVotoFatum
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Strolling along the small alley here is very recommended. Don't be afraid to get lost, in fact many unique things you could find here.

1  Thank Yennylukes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Glodok, Pancoran, Mangga Besar, Angke and Jembatan Lima are part of Jakarta's Chinatown. In these places you will find Great and affordable Chinese food, cheap souvenirs, Chinese medicines and herbs, a Budhist temple, plenty small alleys which will lead you to more alleys and more...More

1  Thank Yoe Dee T
Nearby Restaurants
Warung Kopi Tak Kie
45 reviews
.24 km away
Bakmi Toko Tiga
28 reviews
.36 km away
Santong Kuotieh 68
14 reviews
.30 km away
KFC Plaza Glodok
11 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museum Bank Indonesia
706 reviews
.72 km away
Jakarta Old Town
1,333 reviews
.99 km away
Fatahillah Square
420 reviews
1.01 km away
Museum Wayang
442 reviews
.96 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Chinatown (Glodok) staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines