Queen of the East (Old Batavia) Walking Tour

7 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

For those who are curious about the Old Batavia (Kota Tua/Old Jakarta), don’t miss the opportunity to exploring and listening to stories and history that attached to this area which was called “The Queen of the East” in its heyday. Accompanied by a professional guide, we will explore the old fame of “Kota Tua” which was used as the basis for the VOC (Dutch East India Company) Headquarter in Asia. Afterwards, we will stroll down to the remaining old city walls of Batavia and also the warehouses that used to store the spices and the logistics for the company. Passing through the oldest wooden drawbridge in Batavia and many more places. In about 3 hours, we will walk through the footpath of VOC era. While also exercising by walking, we will learn more about the importance of Batavia (now : Jakarta) during the Dutch Colonial era. Do not forget to take pictures of the iconic spots.Looking forward to meet you there, Fellow Travelers!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Walkindies Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Maritime Museum

Meet your guide here and visiting the VOC (Dutch East Indies Company) spices warehouse which is known as Museum Bahari Enjoying the iconic panorama of Sunda Kelapa Harbour from above of the Controller Tower (Menara Syahbandar).

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Jakarta Old Town

Exploring the remaining of the Batavia’s old city wall that is still exists near the Eastern Warehouse.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kota Intan Bridge

Passing through the nearly 400 years old Kota Intan Drawbridge

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By:

Walking through the Dutch Colonial urban planning & architectures during the 17th – 18th centuries in the Old Batavia. See the Old Governor General's mansion known as Toko Merah

Stop At: Jakarta History Museum (Fatahillah Museum)

Witnessing the grand Fatahilah Museum that collect a lot of antiques from 17th-19th centuries and visit underground dungeon.

Duration: 40 minutes
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