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Candra Naya

Jalan Gajah Mada 188, Jakarta, Indonesia
62 21 315 4094
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Ranked #33 of 77 Attractions in Jakarta
Type: Historic Sites
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: An interesting area near Jakarta's old town filled with Dutch Colonial buildings and historic architecture.
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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156 reviews 156 reviews
111 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I stopped by at night after a local friend mentioned the place to me as being really cool as they built the Novotel hotel / serviced apartment / condo complex around and over the old building rather than tear it down like what usually happens. The later project had been stalled for many years - I think since the Asian... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We're very surprise to find this beautiful complex of old Chinese houses when we visited the Novotel. It was a good example of how a development of a new building need not always destroyed the old one, as it mostly happened in Jakarta.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

We can't enter the place, right? So what to evaluate?

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

The location is near Jakarta Old Town and it has many old-style buildings and shops that have ever been in the glorious time in Jakarta.

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