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The Jalan Surabaya market is the place to find antiques, rare finds, and other oddities.
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Jl Surabaya, Jakarta 10310, Indonesia
Menteng
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+62 21 3142067
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Almost impossible to know how new some of the antiques are, but there are so many small shops with so many beautiful items it probably doesn’t matter if this is real or not. Browsing the ware, joining conversations, being there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rob R
Reviewed January 4, 2019

After seeing so much junk sold on the streets in Jakarta, I didnt expect much from this place - but I was wrong. Its a nice quiet street, with generally alot of high quality merchandise. I saw a beautiful balinese bronze gong in a wooden...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark J
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Take a walk down this street and check out the antiques - real and fake. The shop owners are friendly and their is lots to see if you are interested in this type of thing. For us better than yet another shopping mall - full...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Explore449844
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Need to be super cautious when buying products here. As a tourist, you may not be able to differentiate between original and duplicate.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ManasR99
Reviewed November 15, 2018

You might get lucky and find an actual antique but most of the “very, very old” isn’t! However the often repetitive but sometimes unique eclectica on offer is very appealing, and makes for a great souvenir. There is no doubt that you can and will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Phil J
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The place is good, price is reasonable, do not forget to check thoroughly to stuff we bought, easily to found memorable stuff.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank robertpram
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Jalan Surabaya is a very famous street for antiques and fake antiques and new and oldish handicrafts from around Indonesia. I actually recognized lots of modern wood carvings and handicrafts that seemed to be made in Bali with an antique finish. I do not know...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

The market, called “Pasar Barang Bekas” in Bahasa Indonesia, is located in a quiet neighbourhood in central Jakarta. The stalls are located on one side of Jalan Surabaya. Visitors who are looking for antiques such as plates, utensils, household items, electrical gadgets, handicrafts and statues...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jainurin J
Reviewed July 25, 2018

One of my most delightful trips is browsing at Flea Markets, wherever I go. This time is the Flea Market at Jalan Surabaya. One of the ladies of our French circle = Le Cercle Francais, lives at Jl. Surabaya. Once in every month we usually...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank fpranoto
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Its such a paradise for vintage hunter. You may find some good old stuff that only left one in the world. The key is BARGAIN 😁 all the seller will give you high price. You can even try to bargain from 70% their price. Dont...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Fifi I
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M_marathe
January 25, 2019|
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Response from SurfingWild | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Yes it is perfectly safe to go to Jalan Alor alone. The street is located in the upmarket Menteng area of Jakarta and there are restaurants and coffee shops on the opposite side of the street. I am sure you will... More
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desmond169
December 29, 2018|
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Response from robertpram | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that agarwood is available in jalan Surabaya flea market.
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Chefpanglao
October 27, 2017|
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Response from teunes_suma | Reviewed this property |
yes, you can find old vinyl records and you have to bargain as cheapest as possible.....
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