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Chinatown (Glodok), Jakarta

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Take a guided tour of Chinatown (Glodok) to see traditional Chinese architecture, historical buildings, Buddhist temples, and colorful stalls that fill this vibrant neighborhood's markets. Eat a wide variety of traditional Chinese foods, cooked in front of you by street vendors, and purchase everything from electronics, to antiques and ancient Chinese medicines. The governor of the Dutch East Indies created the district in 1740, moving ethnic Chinese out of the city in the wake of a pogrom launched against them. By using our Jakarta day trip planning tool , you can arrange your visit to Chinatown (Glodok) and other attractions in Jakarta.
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  • September 23, 2017
    Food lovers have to visit this place. This eclectic neighborhood has been attracting foodies in droves for decades. The once-low-key precinct is now a hip hangout for folks looking for great coffee, c...  more »
  • September 17, 2017
    Along the streets, vendors are offering authentic food. Most visitors seem to be Indonesian Chinese doing their shopping. Ideal to get a look into the daily life of Jakarta's Chinese community. Don't ...  more »
  • September 13, 2017
    Many temples to visit from big ones to even small secluded ones . There are many noodle stalls that serves good chicken noodles . A must try in this area. In the morning they have the famous bakmie ah...  more »

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