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Chinatown (Glodok)

Old Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia
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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.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Old Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Along the streets, vendors are offering authentic food. Most visitors seem to be Indonesian Chinese doing their shopping. Ideal to get a look into the daily life of Jakarta's Chinese community. Don't go there if you can stomach strong smells or a bit mistreated animals.

Thank MaxeMustermann
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many temples to visit from big ones to even small secluded ones . There are many noodle stalls that serves good chicken noodles . A must try in this area. In the morning they have the famous bakmie ahong in jalan kemenangan 3 alley which...More

Thank Theresia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is one of the oldest part of Jakarta, the center of Batavia's economic in the past. the economic in this area is still running high, as now beside known as china town it is also serve as wholesaler for children toys, stationary, hair accessories,...More

Thank sllo2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank Desti P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

exotic place, old culture good to see, good good, good place to buy souvenirs and enjoy the original chinatown

Thank Sudhir_Rajagopal
Reviewed 12 August 2017

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

Thank nekarabo
Reviewed 2 August 2017

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.

Thank jeraldcoolpianist
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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
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