Jakarta Heritage of Old Batavia Private Tour (Free Lunch & Gift )

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Highly recommendation of this tour with the expert guide and friendly, this experience will tell you in history and the culture of its "Heritage". The highlight: The Old City of Jakarta is known as Old Batavia, European sailors and traders in the 16th Century dubbed this place with the beauty city similar to Amsterdam and it was also a trading center on The Asian continent until the Dutch East Indies Company controlled tarea as trading center also as the administrative center power in archipelago. This area is just 139 ha, dominated by European and China building styles. Some of the buildings are used as cafe, museum and office. - Guide brings you to explore: museum, Chinatown, oldtown, harbour, Istiqlal, cathedral, monas Passing by presidential palace. - Guide and Driver are separately Job. Notes : - All museum closed on Monday - Istiqlal Mosque closed every Friday *The total tours duration counted by pick and drop time.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: TRIPEDIA

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: National Museum

After leaving the hotel or place you stay within 30 minutes-1 hour, visiting the national museum. It is popularly elephant museum which standing at forecourt, and one of broad collections cover all indonesia territory. As well as one of the finest museum in Southeast Asia and has preserved about 141.000 objects, prehistoric artifacts, archeology, ethnography, art, history and geography. The guide will explain every object inside the museum within 1 hour. During inside museum you welcome to take a photo or we can have time to take some photo in front of Gajah Statue or "Elephant statue" while waiting the driver to pick up us then we drive to istiqlal mosque into 10 minutes.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Istiqlal Mosque

After we arrive at Istiqlal mosque we can do some pictures of mosque and Cathedral at outside. Before we go in the Mosque we the guide bring you inside then Explore the mosque will be completed to other travellers. while entering the mosque providing to take off shoes due to of muslim regulation and we stay waiting other travelers to explore by local guide. Istiqlal also called Independence mosque which is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and the 9th largest mosque in the world in terms of worshipper capacity. after finished proceed to across the street on one hands off most experience then visit the old church.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Jakarta Cathedral

After we arrived at Church then we just take some photos out side or we can visit while you can see the design of Cathedral in Jakarta. Cathedral is one of the old church standing before the mosque, so the area has in a story since Dutch era. This is neo-gothic church was consecrated in 1901 having been rebuilt at same location. The Jakarta cathedral is located near Merdeka square, presidential palace and in front of istiqlal mosque. we visiting in one step then continue for sightseeing and photostop at monument.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: National Monument (MONAS)

After cathedral proceed to china town, we pass by the president palace then we stop for photo of monument. The national monument is a 132m as the obelisk in the centre Merdeka square, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia and built to commemorate the struggle Indonesia independence and as the landmark of capital of indonesia. After stop and go then we can spend time for food or go ahead to chinatown in 15 minutes

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Glodok Chinatown

Visiting the chinatown from the old era, has been built the old pagoda 1650. Jakarta chinatown is one of the busiest and most fscinating. It is the largest Chinatown in the country, visiting the big market and its temple. The guide bring exploring and trying to take a Tuk Tuk to the Old town. We will taking it no but that is your choice to be experience then have to discuss because of the driver waiting us or just parking directly to the Oldtown.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Jakarta Old Town

After arriving by Tuk Tuk or our car at the Old town Batavia, guide explains about Batavia then people call "Kota Tua" and it's a reminder of the centuries of Indonesia history dominated by Europeans. Then there are a lot of buildings are dominated by Europeans and chinese style building. Built in the 17th century as the town hall inside as a squarefor Dutch VOC colonial era. Then proceed to see the Puppet or wayang studio.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Makutharama Puppet Studio

Still in the area of Old town, in the colonial era some of the buildings built for kantor/official, church, and bank, now it used for muserum, studio and cafe. One of building used for puppet studio is one of nice attraction to see how to make puppet and playing in 9 minutes shows if you still have time. if you are interested to have good souvenirs.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Sunda Kelapa Harbour

Arriving the Old harbour is not so far from old town, in it is the traders and sailors first come to city and melting and colonize. This is a biggest and old harbour in 15 century dominated by Asian ethnic before european. then this harbour is still active for logistic trading transport with the old boat Phinisi. Trying the best boat we selected for trip with boat in most experience. then this is the last program in 15 minutes back to hotel 45 minutes - 1 hour

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jakarta

Try the best local food from us

Duration: 1 hour
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