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Private Tour: Half-Day National Museum and Old Harbour Tour from Jakarta
"After pickup from your hotel in Jakarta make the trip to the the National Museum. It offers historical prehistoric archaeological and ethnographic aspects of Indonesia through its extensive collection of artifacts and relics. It also has one of the most complete collections in the country of bronzes and ceramics dating back lo the Han Tang and Ming Dynasties. The museum's collection of cultural instruments household utensils arts and crafts provide a good introduction to the life of Indonesia's various ethnic groups (National Museum closed on Monday).After your museum visit
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Private Tour: The Old Batavia Trail from Jakarta
"After hotel pickup start with a visit to the last remaining Dutch drawbridge in Jakarta known as Chicken Market Bridge. After the bridge visit you'll stop at Fatahillah Square. Walk along cobblestone paths through the historical Kali Besar Barat lined with Dutch architecture before visiting the Wayang Kulit shadow puppet museum. Once you are done checking out the displays in the museum continue to Toko Merah
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Private Tour: Half-Day National Museum and Old Harbour Tour from Jakarta
"After pickup from your hotel in Jakarta make the trip to the the National Museum. It offers historical prehistoric archaeological and ethnographic aspects of Indonesia through its extensive collection of artifacts and relics. It also has one of the most complete collections in the country of bronzes and ceramics dating back lo the Han Tang and Ming Dynasties. The museum's collection of cultural instruments household utensils arts and crafts provide a good introduction to the life of Indonesia's various ethnic groups (National Museum closed on Monday).After your museum visit
From $58.00

Sunda Kelapa Tips (28)

Amongst the Pinisi

North of the historic heart of Jakarta, known as 'Kota' lies the original port area of the city, known as Sunda Kelapa. The port is at the mouth of the grimy Ciliwung River. The major activities of...
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Orchid
Jun 08, 2014

Sunda Kelapa (Jakarta's Old Port)

Sunda Kelapa is Jakarta’s old port located along the Ciliwung River. This port was built in the early 1600s when the Portuguese established a trading post with the reigning Hindu Pajajaran Kingdom. If...
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theguardianangel
Feb 23, 2013

Phinisi ship

A simple wooden boat able to navigate the sea of the Indian Ocean which is known to have large waves. Bugis fishermen in Makassar, South Sulawesi, large seas using a wooden boat called Phinisi...
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black_mimi99
Apr 15, 2010

Pasar Ikan

Literally, it is the fish market, but to visit the market when it is busy, you have to come in the morning; in the hot afternoon, there are not anymore fishes on the stalls (there is no ice as well, ....
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kokoryko
Apr 08, 2009

Trip to pasar Ikan (2)

When you walk on the pontoons, in the small alleys between the houses, you are very close to people, and even being in a public place, I did not feel fully comfortable, having the feeling to be an...
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kokoryko
Apr 08, 2009

Trip to Pasar Ikan

Pasar Ikan: Fish Market; there is a fish market close to the harbour which gives its name to a district and reaching it with a small boat starting from Sunda Kelapa takes you for a trip in the very...
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kokoryko
Apr 08, 2009

Special sailors

Muslim in general and Indonesian in particular love cats, and you may see a few cats on the boats or not far from there; does this help against rats? Well, I like these animals here, sorts of real...
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kokoryko
Apr 08, 2009

Working on Sunday

It was Sunday and it was quiet in the harbour, few boats were active loading or unloading. . . . So, some take advantage of quiet time to do some painting work on their dhows; not only for the nice...
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kokoryko
Apr 08, 2009

Walk on the boats

If you do not suffer vertigo, or just are not afraid to fall from the narrow and steep gangplanks (picture 1), it is possible to visit the boats, when a sailor is there and invites you to have a look...
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kokoryko
Apr 08, 2009

A harbour for dreaming. . .

Sunda Kelapa is the old harbour of Jakarta, at the mouth of the Ciliwung River; here is a bit of the flavour of old Batavia, the old city where the spices were shipped to Europe, where the boats...
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kokoryko
Apr 08, 2009

Being Introduced to Luar Batang

Excellent, informal walking tour of Luar Batang, the old fishing village next to the Pasar Ikan and Kota. The guide, Ronny Poluan, speaks English and Indonesian, and has lived in Jakarta for 40 years....
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tanahawan
Jul 08, 2008

Pelabuhan Sunda Kelapa

I took a 1km walk from Museum Fatahillah and got lost along the way just to get disappointed but along the way its also passes by the Kota Intan Bridge which is worth a peek.It is just a port where...
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kenningst
Dec 28, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Jakarta

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National Museum

I regretted that I didn't allocate more time to explore this museum. It is, after all, the National Museum of Indonesia. There are so much to see in this place which was filled with collections not...
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National Monument - Monas

We visited MONAS one evening in DEC 2009. This is a must visit place I suggest while you travel to Jakarta. It is a big park with hugh car park and a hawker centre attached to it. There are hawkers...
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Istiqlal Mosque

Masjid Istiqlal is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. This mosque was built to commemorate Indonesian Independence, as nation’s gratitude for God’s blessings. Hence, it was named as Istiqlal...
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Taman Impian Jaya Ancol

Lots of things go on down at Ancol. We used to come here to check out the art and craft souvenir shops and to find something to eat. It was a pretty long bus trip when we could not con someone into...
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Museum Fatahillah

Museum Fatahillah is the center of the Old Batavia, a former municipal building which is now a museum that stores historical collections particularly those closely related to the long journey of...
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Sea World Ancol

Sea World is one of the attraction in ANCOL theme park situated in Teluk Jakarta. During our visit in Dec 2009, we visited the cultural hand craft site, children park, 4D show and the Sea World. There...
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