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Mar 31, 2019
“Nice bridge but it is closed”
Jan 28, 2019
“Typical Dutch Wooden Bridge”
Jln. Kali Besar Timur, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

You can have a look at this nice old bridge but that is all you can do here. Nothing really extraordinary.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank h0nziki
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Kota Intan Bridge is a typical Dutch wooden bridge that still exist in the present day. The only remaining colonial drawbridge in Indonesia, Kota Intan was built by the Dutch in 1630. It looks similar to bridges built in Amsterdam. Nearby one can wonder along...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TrixieAblan
Reviewed August 13, 2018

If you're nearby I would recommend to stop by and take a look at this interesting bridge. However, don't drive across town just to see it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elzowczyna
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

If you're in the old town already and want the full experience you have to go to the bridge or if you're Dutch. Unfortunately it's now closed off and badly maintained, so you can only get a good view from the bridge right next to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank YSchreut
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Built by the VOC in 1628, the wooden draw bridge is remarkably in good condition. Goodness knows why its called "Kota Intan Bridge" ( Diamond City Bridge) as Jakarta is far from being a Diamond City . The DKI government should preserve this bridge. The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Tony T
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

An integral part of every history-minded tourist's itinerary, this bridge is one of the few remaining examples of colonial Dutch civil engineering. It's surprisingly well maintained, presenting a striking contrast to its dilapidated surroundings. I would recommend a daytime visit, as the area seems unsafe...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank ChrisThomas1991
Reviewed June 1, 2016

TA reviews do not seem too enthusiastic about this bridge, but I did include it on my day out after the museums had closed. It was quite nice lit up at night. Worth a visit if your nearby. Would agree with many who comment the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank NigelG407
Reviewed April 3, 2016

My friend and I walked from the museum section of Kota Tua to see this bridge. I want the 30 minutes of my life back that I spent walking there and back. It's not at all well kept and the creepy street we walked down...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Kristine B
Reviewed March 9, 2016

This is a Historical Bridge at North Part of Jakarta and this is the entrance to the Sunda Kelapa Harbour long time ago. This is a Draw Bridge which will be draw when some ship will enter the Sunda Kelapa Harbour. Location of this Bridge...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Ferry_Kasenda
Reviewed February 23, 2016

Yes the canal is gross, yes the area is a bit sketchy, yes it's a really old colonial drawbridge, maybe the last of its kind, certainly in Southeast Asia. But it's cool, if you're into old infrastructure then a must visit. It's not that far...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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