Chinatown, Jakarta

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Jakarta Half Day Private City Tour

1. Jakarta Half Day Private City Tour

This is half day tour of Jakarta with duration only 4 to 5 hours. Start the tour by visiting Merdeka Square Jakarta, stop at National Monument, the landmark of Indonesia for picture only and having little walk. Afterwards will continue sightseeing of President palace, Istiqlal Mosque, Katedral church , Jakarta city hall, and government buildings at the square. Traveler might visit and have tour of Istiqlal Mosque if they want to. Istiqlal is the grand mosque of Indonesia and the biggest in south east Asia, represent Indonesia as the biggest Muslim population country in the world. Next you will continue to visit The Jakarta China Town. you will visit oldest Chinese temple in Jakarta and walking tour at traditional market where you can see and enjoy the view of the sellers and the people with their local products. Afterwards you will continue to visit the old city, Enjoy the Fatahillah square at the old city. This square was historical place built by Dutch and reminder of the colonial time. There is also puppet museum and Jakarta History museum at this square. The last stop is sunda kelapa harbour. This harbour was historical site and still using for domestic cargo. SUnda Kelapa used to be the main gate of Jakarta. in this harbour you will also watching the local activities from local people.

Jakarta: Old Batavia Guided Coach Tour

2. Jakarta: Old Batavia Guided Coach Tour

Drive through the streets of Jakarta’s historic district and pass by the Dutch-style structures dating back to the 17th-century. Learn about the history of the city with visits to the National Museum, Kota Intan, and Jakarta’s Chinatown as you travel in an air-conditioned minivan. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Jakarta. Visit the National Museum and see its collection of artifacts from Jakarta’s different ethnic groups. Admire the museum’s costumes, musical instruments, model houses, and fine bronzes from the Hindu-Javanese period. The museum also houses stone pieces from the temples Central Java and a superb display of Chinese ceramics. Explore Glodok, Jakarta’s Chinatown and a vibrant banking, trading, and entertainment hub. Stop at the Petak Sembilan Chinese Temple dedicated to the Buddhist goddess of Mercy Kuan Yin. Learn about the history of the Batavian Chinese from your guide. Make your way to the Jakarta History Museum (Fatahillah Museum). The museum is housed in the old town hall of Batavia, reminding onlookers of Indonesia’s time as a Dutch colony. Continue to the Wayang Museum and see its collection of Javanese puppets. Afterwards, drive over the Kota Intan Drawbridge, the last drawbridge in Jakarta. Visit Sunda Kelapa Harbor, once the heart of Jakarta's maritime trade. During the colonial era, the harbor was known as the “Roads of Batavia” and was the only entrance to Batavia. After visiting the harbor you will be brought back to your hotel.

Jakarta: Enjoy Jakarta Full Day City Tour

3. Jakarta: Enjoy Jakarta Full Day City Tour

Get to know Jakarta with a private guided. Discover the city's culture, history, and traditions while coming face-to-face with some of its most famous sights. Meet your guide and head to Monas, the city's National Monument to independence. Admire its huge height and catch a glimpse of its ornate gold topping. Next, head to the Istiqlal Mosque and Katedral Church. Enjoy a tour of the Mosque's vast interior then admire the old catholic church's neo gothic architecture. you will have tour at the Mosque and learn about Indonesian as the biggest Muslim population country in the world. Continue to the city's authentic China Town. Encounter an ancient Chinese temple from 1650 then take in the color and flavor of the area's market. At CHina town traditional market, you will walking along the local market and enjoy the activities of local people. Complete your experience with a trip to the colonial architecture of Batavia old town. At this old city, you will visit the historical Dutch building and visit the square as the remainder of colonial time. Finally, stroll to the old harbor to admire the historic buildings and see the old and new ships. This harbour was historical site and still using for domestic cargo.

Jakarta: Private City Tour with Lunch and Hotel Pick-up

4. Jakarta: Private City Tour with Lunch and Hotel Pick-up

This tour presents the uniqueness of Jakarta City with various kinds of historical buildings, seeing local life, a variety of cultures and the unique heritage of Indonesia. Passing through the independent square area as the center of the Indonesian state government, the Presidential palace & Arjuna Wijaya statue. Visit the National Monument, a Landmark of Jakarta 132 Meters tall, symbolizing the nation’s independence. The monument's basement houses an exhibit of 48 dioramas depicting the history of Indonesia. Enter the independence room to see the proclamation gate, Garuda as the National emblem, and the gold-plated Indonesian map. Visit Jakarta Cathedral, built in Gothic style. It has a high tower with high windows decorated with glass paintings. Inside the church are three altars that together form a semi-circle. Visit Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. A magnificent mosque building with a modern design and a beautiful dome. Visit The Confucian Dharma Bhakti Temple, the oldest Confucianism temple in Jakarta. We will pass & explore the traditional wet market and see the local community do their business and activity. You can try some authentic Indonesian snacks and Tropical fruits. Explore Dutch Town, and this area was the center of the Dutch colonial government. There is a canal with a building background of magnificent Dutch colonial buildings. Visit the Puppet Studio and meet with puppet masters, learn about puppet making from Indonesia, how to play, and see wayang collections from various regions in Indonesia. Visit the oldest port in Jakarta, the port that witnessed the heyday of the Dutch when it controlled the entire spice trade in Indonesia. The port is still operating for Domestic Shipping with Traditional Phinisi wooden Boats that are neatly arranged and anchored in the Port. You can also see seawater conditions higher than land in Jakarta.

Look at Jakarta Local Experience Tour with boating

5. Look at Jakarta Local Experience Tour with boating

This is will be highlights and local experience tour. getting closer to "look" more of this city. Exploring the central part as the new of Jakarta and continue to the west and north as the old part of this city with China Town , Dutch historical town and old harbour. Start the tour by visiting the north, exploring sunda kelapa harbour, the old harbour and historical harbour in Jakarta. Enjoy this harbour by boating with the traditional boat belong to local people to exploring the canal and enjoying the view of wooden ship called Phinisi. You might also visit the fish harbour to see the fisherman activities. And next you will continue to look at the Batavia old town with the historical panoramic of Dutch colonial buildings. walking at Fatahillah square in the old town area with some important buildings that become museums. If u like arts you can visit the puppet maker and watch the explanation. From the old city you will continue to to Jakarta China Town. At China town you will visit the oldest Chinese temple that built on 1650 popular as named Petak sembilan and then walking tour at the local market at China Town. Afterwards you will drive to the downtown of the city. visiting the merdeka square and sigh seeing the president palace and government buildings. stop at national monument for photo stop and continue to visit Istiqlal Mosque and Katedral church. Istiqlal Mosque is the biggest mosque in south east Asia, represent Indonesia as the biggest muslim population country in the world. You will exploring and enjoy tour on Istiqlal and know more about Muslim in Indonesia.

Jakarta Port: Private Guided City Highlights Shore Excursion

6. Jakarta Port: Private Guided City Highlights Shore Excursion

Start your Jakarta shore excursion as you exit from your cruise ship. At the ship's Pier, you will be greeted by your professional guide. Once you hop in your comfortable, air-conditioned minivan you will set off on your shore excursion. Begin your shore excursion with a drive through the streets of Jakarta’s historic district and pass by the Dutch-style structures dating back to the 17th-century. Visit Jakarta History Museum (Fatahillah Museum). The museum is housed in the old town hall of Batavia, reminding onlookers of Indonesia’s time as a Dutch colony. After that, explore Jakarta’s Chinatown, Glodok and a vibrant banking, trading, and entertainment hub. Learn about the history of the Batavian Chinese from your guide. Continue to the National Museum. Admire the museum’s costumes, musical instruments, model houses, and fine bronzes from the Hindu-Javanese period. The museum also houses stone pieces from the temples Central Java and a superb display of Chinese ceramics. Afterward, visit Sunda Kelapa Harbor, once the heart of Jakarta's maritime trade. During the colonial era, the harbor was known as the “Roads of Batavia” and was the only entrance to Batavia. If time allows, we will explore Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and Jakarta Cathedral, a Roman Catholic Cathedral. After your shore excursion is finished, you will be taken back to your cruise terminal before your ship departs, ensuring a relaxing end to an exciting day.

Get to know, see, and feel the unique ambience of Jakarta.

7. Get to know, see, and feel the unique ambience of Jakarta.

Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia, the landmarks there will take you to the historical events like the National Monument, Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta Cathedral, Chinatown, Old Town and Sunda Kelapa Harbour. Visiting the National Monument for making photoshoots and get the story behind the making of the monument. Proceed to the Istiqlal Mosque and Jakarta Cathedral will let you know about the peace, tolerance, and harmony between religions in Indonesia. Then in Chinatown, where you will be walking through the traditional market, see one of the old Chinese Temples, tasting local fruits and snacks. After that we will visit the Old Town where you will get interesting informations about the puppets in Makutharama Puppet Studio and feel the different vibes in the old part of the city. And last when you are in the Sunda Kelapa harbour get the unique experience from the boat ride and seeing the traditional wooden boats.

Jakarta: 10-Tasting Private Food Tour with a Local Host

8. Jakarta: 10-Tasting Private Food Tour with a Local Host

Embark on a culinary journey through Jakarta on a food tour that takes you to the city's most popular food spots. Savor a selection of 10 food and drink tastings hand-picked by your foodie local host, just for you. Fall in love with the flavorful Indonesian cuisine on this delicious food tour in Jakarta. From yummy must-tries like Ice Potong, you’re in for a treat, so bring your appetite. This culinary tour in Jakarta is a cultural journey that takes you further than the food you’ll eat. As you enjoy authentic local bites ranging from savory, sweet as well as drinks, you’ll also discover the city and its highlights. Stop to admire the Kota Intan Bridge, Fatahillah Square, and Chinatown and hear about their local relevance from your host as you hop from one food hot spot to the other. Want to know what this food tour has in store for you? Your local foodie has you covered. And because sharing is caring, you and your group will get to try bites of famous dishes. Each of the hosts has carefully selected the tastings you’ll enjoy during this food tour. All of them passionate about food and their city, know the best spots to get the most authentic and typical bites. Looking for a vegetarian alternative? It’s possible. The tour has been created with alternative tastings to fit your preferences. Just let your host know. The foodie locals are ready to take you on the best food tour in Jakarta.

Be A Local At Chinatown Jakarta, HERITAGE + CULINARY

9. Be A Local At Chinatown Jakarta, HERITAGE + CULINARY

*20℅ Discount From March To May 2024* *15% Discount From June To August 2024* First Batch on March 08, 2024 Take advantage of your holiday or transit time in Jakarta.. This is Private Tour 01 without lunch but get food tasting along the way, bookable on getyourguide: We have 2(two) tour packages at the moment Please check Private Tour 02 with food tasting along the way PLUS LUNCH, bookable on https://www.getyourguide.com/jakarta-l278/copy-of-be-a-local-chinatown-glodok-navigate-your-experience-t617550/?preview=71B9HIS0PSXLV5N9PIQ381O22IPNNEVL Take advantage of your holiday or transit time in Jakarta.. This is a Private Tour, means you are able to customize the walking tour, where you would like to go, what to see, what to taste at and nearby Chinatown Glodok. It can be a planned customization or a real time customization while the walking tour is on the scene... Or you can find all the best places and food tasting by the recommendation of your Navigator (Local Person As A Local Guide). Come, Have fun, Enjoy, Elevating, Relax. We will be starting from a heritage place that once lived as a symbol of Chinese people's good will during the Dutch Colonial era and has many stories dedicated for the better live of the people surrounding, up to present time. Continuing our journey, passing through the Roads Of The Dragons to unlock new experience. The whole walking tour session is designed for guests to explore interesting places, to try the popular choices of food. Walking, as it is proved by science, will help to enjoy more and create more interactions which in the end can also help you to reduce your stress level, not to mention that you will be exploring much more efficiently with a true local person to earn some food tasting badges. Meeting Point: We will be meeting at the entrance of CandraNaya Heritage Center (Candra Naya Old Chinese House) https://osm.org/go/tZ_6I1lX-?m= It is located inside the Green Central City complex. Just walk straight at the centre line, you really cannot miss it. If you need help with trasportation guide, or anything else please contact us via: * Email : citycool@pm.me * Signal: citycool.88

Jakarta : Private City Tour With Lunch And Souvenir

10. Jakarta : Private City Tour With Lunch And Souvenir

in the morning tour guide will pickup you at 9 am , and visit to museum ( museum fatahilah ) This museum is very well known among Indonesian people, especially residents of Jakarta. and second visit we going to old town (kota Tua Jakarta) Kota Tua or also known as Oud Batavia (Old Batavia), dates back to 1526. At that time, the Demak Kingdom sent a commander named Fatahillah to attack Sunda Kelapa Harbor. As a result, Fatahillah captured the area and changed its name to Jayakarta, and then we going visit Harbour Sunda Kelapa , Sunda Kelapa Harbor is a stopover for international shipping which was built in 1527 during Portuguese rule. This port is visited by inter-island ships and people's shipping with the main commodities being wood, basic necessities, grocery items and building materials. and next we going to china Town, Chinatown is a settlement of ethnic Chinese communities in Indonesia that existed long before Europeans arrived, especially in trading ports along the north coast of Java Island.What was the purpose of the Chinese coming to Batavia? The answer is in order to support the economic progress and security of the city of Batavia and its surroundings. Discussion: The Voc deliberately brought in Chinese people from China in order to support the economic progress and security of the city of Batavia and its surroundings.. and next visit we going to Monas (Monas) is one of the famous landmarks or architecture in Jakarta, Indonesia. Monas is not only a symbol of the city of Jakarta, but also a symbol of the struggle and independence of the Indonesian nation. and we going to Church Chatedral and Mosque Istiqlal The Cathedral Church has existed since 1892 and was inaugurated on April 21, 1901.

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4.7
(18 reviews)

A lovely tour of old town, chinatown and the old harbour. Museums are very interesting. Wayang puppet museum was impressive, even if or because it was a one man show. Magical. There was an extra option for going around (20 minutes) in a little wooden motor boat out in the old harbour and with lookout to Java Sea. If you have the chance, go for it! We even saw iguanas/ big lizards.

The city tour was very relaxed, variated and always interesting. My Guide Ms. Hertin was a continuous source of useful information and the conversation with her was always very pleasant. Our driver was very cautious and always driving safely. I can warmly recommend this tour.

We loved it, it was really great. Everything was very interesting and friendly. We learned so much beyond everything we saw. 🤩 ***** We loved it it was so great. Everything was so interesting and nice. We learned so many things in addition to what we have seen. 🙏🏻

It was a great day. We were picked up at the hotel. Bryan is a very good guide who told us a lot but was also able to answer all of our questions about the country and its people. Andi is a very good and safe driver. I can only recommend them both

A pleasant and complete visit to see the essentials of Jakarta in half a day. The guide was excellent, enhancing the tour with enriching anecdotes.