Jakarta: Full-day Tour Explore The Best Places in Jakarta

11 Reviews
Tours Culture & history Wheelchair accessible Sightseeing Tours Cruises & boat tours

Explore The best places in Jakarta, learn about history, diversity, and people's lives, and try a typical Indonesian lunch in a comfortable car with a friendly local host.

Our Top Experiences and Tours in Jakarta:
If youʻre booking your trip to Jakarta last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
View All Experiences

Highlights

  • Visiting highlight places in Jakarta (Landmark, Big Mosque & Dutch Town)
  • Exploring Jakarta's community life, culture and diversity
  • Revealing the great history of Indonesia in Jakarta
  • Exploring Jakarta easyly, comfortably and hassle-free
  • Visiting New China town PIK and explore street food Area

Description

This tour presents the uniqueness of Jakarta City with various kinds of historical buildings, such as the Presidential palace which was built during the Dutch colonial period, and the Arjuna Wijaya statue, a symbol of Indonesia's rich cultural heritage. You will also get a glimpse of local life, experiencing the diverse cultures and the unique heritage of Indonesia. Our tour starts at the independent square area, the center of the Indonesian state government. Here, you will see the Presidential palace and the Arjuna Wijaya statue. From here, we will proceed to other historical and cultural landmarks. Visit the National Monument, a 132-meter Jakarta landmark symbolizing Indonesia's independence. Delve into its basement, where 48 dioramas vividly depict Indonesia's rich history. Step into the independence room to witness the proclamation gate, the majestic Garuda as our National emblem, and the gold-plated Indonesian map. Step into history at Jakarta Cathedral, a Gothic masterpiece. Admire its towering spire and the intricate glass paintings adorning its high windows. Inside, three altars form a semicircle, a unique arrangement that adds to the cathedral's historical charm. Experience the grandeur of Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. Its modern design and stunning dome are a sight to behold, offering a peaceful sanctuary for prayer and reflection. Visit The Confucian Dharma Bhakti Temple, the oldest Confucianism temple in Jakarta. As we pass & explore the traditional wet market, you will see the local community engaging in their daily business and activities, giving you a firsthand experience of the local culture. You can also try some authentic Indonesian snacks and Tropical fruits, a popular part of the local cuisine. Explore Dutch Town, which was the center of the Dutch colonial government. There is a canal with a building background of magnificent Dutch colonial buildings. Visit the Puppet Studio and meet with puppet masters. Learn about Indonesian puppet making and how to play, and see wayang (Puppet) collections from various regions of Indonesia. Visit the oldest port in Jakarta, which is still operating for Domestic Shipping. Traditional Phinisi wooden Boats are neatly arranged and anchored in the Port. Seawater levels are also higher than those on land in Jakarta. Explore vibrant street food areas where diverse flavors and aromas captivate the senses. Discover the iconic pagoda, a masterpiece of architectural beauty. Dive into the tranquility of the reclamation island, a perfect escape from the urban hustle.

Includes

Air-conditioned Vehicle Pickup and drop-off from Hotel in Jakarta Area English-speaking tour guide Bottled water Toll and Parking All Entrance Fees Donations at Istiqlal Mosque & Old Temple

Important Information

  • National Monument is closed on Monday, we will change to visit another highlight in Jakarta. Istiqlal Mosque is closed on Friday, the tour guide will explain the area outside the mosque. We recommend you wear clothes that are comfortable and not hot and shoes that are comfortable for walking. Activities are subject to change due to local traffic conditions, force majeure, or local events. Please let us know if you have allergies/special dietary/vegetarian/vegan/etc.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Gallery

Book Now!

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Jakarta.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Create & Share your own Guide to Jakarta with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

We Are Part of the My Guide Network!

My Guide Jakarta is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Events in Jakarta

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Jakarta