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Jakarta Old Town, Jakarta

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#3 of 17 in Historic Sites in Jakarta
Walk the streets of colonial-era Jakarta in Jakarta Old Town. Dubbed “The Jewel of Asia” by European sailors, the area developed to become the headquarters of the Dutch East India company, and the capital of the Dutch East Indies. Many notable historical sites line the streets of this recently rejuvenated district, which sports a number of museums and original architectural features. As a former center of trade and governance, the Old Town offers plenty of interesting attractions for visitors keen on political, maritime, and commercial history. A visit to Jakarta Old Town represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Jakarta road trip site to plot your vacation.
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  • The old town that is located near the city's railway station in Central Jakarta just create festive, inexpensive family recreation. just felt less complete batavia museum and officer information giver (guide) is not available. The time of the visit there were only students of SMK Parawisata who were interned.
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  • Very good for who want to make a tour in Jakarta. It is recommended never during the day because of the heat influx once hehe
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  • For the first time of the ala foti sii cool. .. Let alone Create pre wed. .. Hhhaa.. There are many traditional hawker also ...
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A wealth of choices exists in Jakarta, a sightseeing destination in its own right and a gateway to the rest of the country. For luxury options, try the Lingkar Kuningan area, where new developments provide rooms with excellent views of the city. Head north to find more affordable hotels, offering comfortable rooms in local, non-chain establishments. Up in the Kemang district you'll find an abundance of backpacker and budget accommodations, such as hostels and rental apartments, in areas known for their small cafes, trendy bars, and nightlife.
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