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Jakarta Old Town, Jakarta

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Jakarta Old Town by using our Jakarta vacation builder.
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  • Sangat berbeda antara kota tua di tahun 2013 dan sekarang. Sekarang kota tua sudah banyak gedung yang difungsikan dan mulai di rehab. Jika ingin berkunjung datanglah selain hari sabtu dan minggu supay...  more »
  • We found it not so very special we were more impressed with how people live there and the difference between rich and poor is enormous there is currently still under refurbishment.
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  • I visited old Jakarta, "Kota Tua" after a long time not having seen the area. I was very pleasantly surprised by the numerous new and refreshing ideas to the area. It creates a very atractive loeation...  more »