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Address: Jalan Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: This is the old city of Batavia. Rundown, picturesque and a great night...
This is the old city of Batavia. Rundown, picturesque and a great night market.
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To remember jakarta in old version

This park need to more managed from cleanliness of garbage, the seller of souvenirs, food court. In the shellnut well recommended to see history of Jakarta and good educational... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Jakarta
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

There are a couple of interesting places to see here, but most of it is not properly maintained. Beware not to come here on the weekend it will be jam packed with street vendors

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This park need to more managed from cleanliness of garbage, the seller of souvenirs, food court. In the shellnut well recommended to see history of Jakarta and good educational monuments.

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Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Never mind the traffic jam and the crowds. Just take care of your belongings. Here the buildings had seen better days but with a good touch of colonial character. Must visit if time permits.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
12 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Jakarta, compared to Singapore, KL, and cities like Hog Kong, has a limited offering within the City itself. (But the scenery and landscape around Jakarta and indeed throughout Indonesia are truly amazing. Java is a beautiful island. Anyway, Jakarta is not awash or renowned as a tourist city, but the people make up for that. The Old Town has lots... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Actually there is not many thing to see in Jakarta. So this place might be the best to visit to feel history. The old colonial buildings surround centro park like European City. Unfortunately, some of old buildings are burn / broken down. And little dirty here. But most of Indonesian places are dirtier than here. They need to revival this... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Old ten of Jakarta Its Dutch time col I'll place with beautiful Houses Dutch left Dutch named as Batavia. Old colonial bldgs reminds of Dutch rule. Oll town square must is vet pleasin place. Old Batavia cafe in same style. Must go therefor coffee Oldunicipal bldg now iOS museum should not beossed worth a visit t

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Gobleg, Indonesia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

If you are a museum person,you should not miss this place.In addition,it could be an option to stay away from Jakarta hustle and bustle.Strategically located near Jakarta Kota Bus Stop (JKBS).After getting out from JKBS,you will see Museum Mandiri on your left.Walk North for about 100 meters.Cross the road and keep walking to the North.You will see some souvernir and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
26 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

With plenty of markets and food stalls its well worth a wander around. I suggest you do it at night as it's fun with all the lights and food smells.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I go here relatively often, especially when i want to show friends (from within and from outside of the country) a unique side of the city. There are many attractions around the area, such as but not limited to: The Fatahillah Museum, historical architectures and Pelabuhan sunda kelapa (old port). There are even places to rent bikes (complete with complementary... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

accompanying a friend going around Jakarta, we end up at Kota Tua Jakarta. it's a nice place roaming around getting off from terrible traffic of Jakarta; and it is a good place to have historical nuance of colonizations in Indonesia. there some good restaurants nearby, and museums.

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Address: Address: Jalan Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta

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