Chinatown (Glodok), Jakarta
Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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. Use our Jakarta vacation planner to arrange your visit to Chinatown (Glodok) and other attractions in Jakarta.
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If you are planning to visit to see the abundance of Chinese restaurants you'll be disappointed. Actually one restaurant would of been a bonus. There are stalls selling food but it looks like any othe... read more »
Daerah Pecinan Glodok hampir selalu ramai pengunjung. Bahkan untuk berjalan kaki, diperlukan tenaga ekstra karena ramainya orang di daerah ini sehingga kemungkinan bertabrakan dengan pengunjung lain s... read more »
This place is hot, dirty and run down with very little charm. Can't think of a reason to go here, except for the Chinese temple which is also quite run down...
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