Jakarta : Private Half Day Old Batavia and Heritage Tour


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You’ll see Merdeka Square, the Indonesia National Monument (Monas), Jakarta Cathedral, Istiqlal Mosque, and Old Town highlights including Sunda Kelapa (Jakarta Old Port) and a shadow puppet studio.

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Highlights

  • National Monument (MONAS)
  • Jakarta Cathedral
  • Istiqlal Mosque
  • Old Town Batavia

Description

This half day trip (5 hours) will enough to know history of Jakarta as capital city of Indonesia. First we will v isit the National Monument in the middle of Merdeka Square, a 132-meter tall monument with a gold-leaf flame on top, symbolizing the nation’s independence. This is one of the most popular highlights of Jakarta City. The monument's basement houses an exhibit of 48 dioramas depicting the history of Indonesia from prehistoric times to the present. After that visit Jakarta Cathedral, a building constructed in 1891 in the gothic style. Marvel at the high tower with high windows decorated with glass paintings. Inside the church are 3 altars that together form a semi-circle. It also has a beautiful old altar that reflects sound like a conch shell. And then go to Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and the sixth-largest mosque in the world. Located in the city center, almost opposite the National Cathedral, the Mosque is also meant to be a symbol of peace and religious tolerance. Last stop we will visit to the old town of Batavia, the former center of Dutch rule when colonizing Indonesia. Learn about puppet making from puppeteers. Discover how to play and see Wayang collections from various regions in Indonesia.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Bottled water Air-conditioned vehicle Entrance and admission ticket Parking and highway fee English-speaking driver

Important Information

  • Istiqlal Mosque will be close every Friday National Monument will be close every Monday

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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