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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. A visit to Jakarta Old Town represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Jakarta road trip site to plot your vacation.
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  • Located in West Jakarta, the Old Town area lures you with its rich history and the architecture of yore.  more »
  • This place hold lots of beautiful corners. There are many new modern restaurants around the area, but you could also found traditional food vendors there too. Every weekend the piazza will be filled.....  more »
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