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Sunda Kelapa Harbour

Jln. Maritim No. 8, Jakarta 12430, Indonesia
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Once known as Pasar Ikan (Fish Market), Sunda Kelapa was the early 16th-century trading post from which the Dutch domination of Indonesia began and flourished.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good41%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“old harbour” (14 reviews)
“these ships” (8 reviews)
“working port” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jln. Maritim No. 8, Jakarta 12430, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This port is fascinating. The huge wooden boats are awesome and to walk along the wharf without being hassled by anybody was a welcome surprise.

Thank RoxieSydney
Reviewed 6 days ago

Old wooden ships dock here to clear their load as they did for the last decades and maybe centuries. Worth a visit, best with a guide who can get you on a boat tour around the harbor for little money (50,000 IDR per person).

Thank MaxeMustermann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend took me there during sightseeing tour in Jakarta. I like this place as there are many ships with old style. May be we can call traditional Indonesian boat. Decoration,painting are beautiful and colorful.

Thank Tip I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This legend port been use since the Dutch colonial time till now. You can witness Pinisi boat still in use as mean transportation of goods from and through Jakarta to many other island. Some time laborer carry load over the head and climb the boat...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old harbour with old traditional ships. We went there on midday and it's very hot. Not many tourist so we dont know what to do. It's a good spot for photography and to memorize how old time harbour is operated.

Thank Desti P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

its a common to have slefie or maybe you gadget become your window to explore... and for tha you need something its different and unique especially in jakarta .... perhaps you can sacrifice the sun beaming on you or yet go when its sunset ......More

Thank Tedjo Boogie T
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Visited on 12 AUG with walking from ?Fatahilah museum (approx. 1ish km). Entrance fee is IDR 2,500.00 for locals (Not sure for the tourist). Upon the arrival, you may see wooden ships - traditional one - and its people do the load/unload goods; glimpse of...More

Thank richardoctha
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I would not go out of my way to see this. The harbor is simply lined with numerous wood ships that see a lot of use. Just not much to see except lots of wood ships!

Thank nriemen
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a working harbor where coastal freighters are loaded and unloaded pretty much by hand. It is a glimpse into how shipping use to get done in other parts of the world. I have watched them unloading coffee and lumber while loading cement and...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

A walk along is a walk of old time ships to behold wooden sea going cargo ships and fish catching flotilla in various hues . Little difficult to locate without a local guide .

Thank pilgrim_gsa
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28 June 2017|
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Response from ROLAND D | Reviewed this property |
pagi is better for visit christinurat
Arinda W
16 March 2017|
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Response from ROLAND D | Reviewed this property |
So far no! we took a lot of pics .
Thanh Van P
5 December 2016|
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Response from yvonnesw | Reviewed this property |
No fish market in this area. But you can go to muara karang and there you can find more fishes and seafood - better in the afternoon.

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