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Sunda Kelapa Harbour, Jakarta

Categories: Piers & Boardwalks, Historic Walking Areas, Tourist Spots
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Jakarta's old port, Sunda Kelapa Harbour features historic docks lined by the pointed prows of pinisi--traditional two-masted wooden sailing ships with colorful hulls. For a small fee, guides working in this area can tell you more about the port's history and its role in the spice trade. Though only a minor port now, this site played a significant part in the early development of Jakarta. Keep in mind that this is still an active port, so expect to see and smell the dirt and grime of local industry. Use our Jakarta vacation route planner to arrange your visit to Sunda Kelapa Harbour and other attractions in Jakarta.
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  • While I don't necessarily agree that there is nothing to see as it is a working port with big old decrepit commercials sailboats and it is somewhat interesting to observe the work and agility of sailo...  read more »
  • The pictures and descriltion promise something quite nice but in reality it are quige regular, white boats with people working there. Nothing to see, not worth the trouble. Just a rsgular harbour with...  read more »
  • Berlokasi tidak terlalu jauh dari kawasan kota tua Jakarta, kita dapat melihat kapal-kapal besar yang terbuat dari kayu dengan aktivitas bongkar dan muat barang yang masih cukup ramai. Sebaiknya berku...  read more »
  • Traditional ships can rent boats to see a unique ships and the loading/unloading process along the harbour.
  • KM. Karya Nusantara 88 😘
  • The old harbor. But is still used. Water is very dirty. Make sure to get a boat driver to drive through the harbor while sunset.
  • If you want a new atmosphere, mediocre, farthing and not quite had time out of the city, go here! Here the time seems to stop, we could ride a sampan putar2 and costs only 10-15 thousand per person. There is a hairdryer tukang2 food. No need to worry about security, the shadow of thug-thug port will be proven untrue. The entrance fee of the main gate of 4000/car, car parking fees are flexible. This place is a haven of the pegandrung photography.
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  • Often the objects for fans of photography, because the atmosphere of loading-unloading of Phinisi wooden ships.
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