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Harmony In Weltevreden (gambir Walking Tour)

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What to Expect
Meet your guide inside of Gambir Station and kick off a day of exploring the best of Gambir area. The station that connects Jakarta with others cities in Java has its appearance evolved several times in history. Opposite of the station there is Immanuel Church which was established to honour the first king of the Netherlands, King Willem. Stop by to see its elegant architecture.Make your way to Pancasila Building where Ir. Soekarno, the first President of Indonesia delivered the state’s ideology. Learn the significance of this former colonial legislature assembly  to the nation’s independence.

The next destination is Buffalo Field. Despite of it’s name you won’t find the animal here as they were driven out when the city expanded. Listen to the story of the new city development. Enjoy the greenery inside the park where a statue commemorating freedom of the eastern province is stood tall.The 160 metres empirical Ministry of Finance building is the next stop that cannot be missed in this itinerary. It was constructed when the Governor General Daendels shifted the capital city to Gambir and were planned as the civic centre. Passing by the Centre Post Office and the Jakarta Art Hall which are the manifestation of the new city transformation in terms of economic and cultural during the colonial era. As you wander inside of  the post office you’ll find a heaven for stamp collectors. 

At the end of the tour you will be exhibited with the splendor of two religious venues: Istiqlal Mosque and neo-gothic Cathedral Church. As the mosque name means independence there are symbol of Indonesian independence in it to be explored. The serenity of the church ambiance completes your journey in Gambir.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Gambir Railway Station (in front of Starbuck Coffee shop)
Duration
3h
Return Details
Istiqlal Mosque
Inclusions
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral water
  • Pocket map
  • Private Tour
Exclusions
  • Optional activities other than specified,
  • Meals,
  • Travel insurance,
  • Guide tips
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Physical activity level : 3/5
  • Meeting Point : Gambir Railway Station
  • Please bring umbrella, in case of raining. Especially during rainy season (October – April)
  • Method of travelling : Walking
  • Minimum and Maximum Pax : 1-12 Pax
  • Please prepare to wear comfortable clothes & shoes (Jakarta’s weather is all-time warm and humid)
  • This tour is not recommended/suitable for wheelchair and baby strollers
  • The tour is free for infant (0-3 years).
  • Adult and children (3-12 years old) share the same fare
  • Children must be accompanied by adult
  • As we will visit some religious sites, it is encouraged to wear modest, conservate clothing (long pants/jeans and slevee t-shirt/shirt). However, the mosque will provide a free robe for the tourist
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Walkindies Travel Co
68 reviews
simplysimple2014
Vancouver, Canada
10
Great tour - must do in Jakarta!
Rico and Jason are very professional, well equipped with ponchos and wet wipes and prepared all the information
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rswillems
10
Strolling through "tempo doeloe"
A walk in old town Djakarta (Batavia) with an excellent guide. We hopped into a few museums, a public transport
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crispair
New Delhi, India
4219
Beautiful trip of Jakarta
We were on a family trip to Indonesia and my parents who are both above 70 were with us. I had requested the
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beijingtaylor
Norwich, United Kingdom
3022
Tour guide excellent but the bikes are dangerous
First the tour guide Supri was excellent. His English is fluent, comprehensive and with very little accent is
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H964SKdavids
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
31
Better for the tour.
The bike tour will remain with me always. Left with a greater understanding of Indonesia’s past, present and
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Geo W
Bussum, The Netherlands
51
Bicycle Tour old city of Djakarta
Super friendly Guide, great attention to explaining details of the history and city development and very cautious
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betsyvt
Burlington, Vermont
104
Fun & informative tour of old Jakarta
Part walking and part riding funky cruiser bikes, we enjoyed our tour thru old Jakarta & some of its museums. Our
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RICHARD S
Normal, Illinois
3010
Day Tour of Jakarta
Excellent guide if you could not remember his name just call him Justin Timberlake. Spoke excellent English
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Danetraveller
Denmark
84
Indeed a very nice experience
First I would like to highlight that the whole process of arranging the tour went very smooth. Very nice e-mail
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niksela
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
193
Incredible insight in Jakarta’s history!
We had an amazing afternoon with Rico from Walkindies. This is a way of sightseeing that you will never be able to
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RICHARD S
Normal, Illinois
3010
Jakarta Sightseeing Tour
We were picked up at the Jakarta Airport Hotel by our guide "Shupri" but he told us to call him Justin Timberlake.
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Marco V
Bangkok, Thailand
60
a stroll in time
Interesting as a Dutch, conscious about history, to see what's left. My local guide met on time at the old railway
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O6791KBmarkd
Washington DC, District of Columbia
73
Enjoyed a number of museums, local transport and the harbor
Supry was a very good guide - he met me at the train station and then we walked across the street to the building
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nkmccallum
Sydney, Australia
10
A great time in the old town
Supriyatno is a legend and very knowledgeable and patient. He took us about the old town, from the docks through
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Chl0eElizabeth
Sydney, Australia
1911
Exceptional cycling & walking tour with Supri!
My partner and I had an absolutely fantastic time with our guide, Supri, last week exploring Jakarta. He expertly
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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