Explore Sunda Kelapa Harbor

The older parts of Jakarta offer the chance to view the sceneries of the past. Explore Sunda Kelapa Harbor and other places of interest to the fullest, where modernity and remnants of the past can still be found.

Here, aside from Sunda Kelapa Harbor, you can found Harbor-Master Tower (Menara Syahbandar), Maritime Museum (Museum Bahari), Fatahillah Museum, Wayang Puppet Museum, Arts Museum and Beos Station.

The Sunda Kelapa harbor, Jakarta
The Sunda Kelapa harbor, Jakarta (Source : garryandrewlotulung.blogspot.co.id)

ACTIVITIES

Various restaurants nearby. Fast food joints such as A&W and Dunkin’ Donuts are also available. Alternatively, you can buy fresh seafood from the Fish Market and ask the cooks in restaurants in Muara Angke area to cook them to your liking.

Fresh seafood from the nearby Fish Market Miniatures of ship in Maritime Museum Wayang puppets from Wayang Puppet Museum Clothes, Accessories T-Shirts, postcards, keychains Frames, wall adornments, from Wayang Puppet Museum.

Nearby hotels such as Omni Batavia. Or various lodgings in Jakarta area.

Climb Harbor-Master Tower to view Jakarta from the top. Watch the ships loading and unloading the cargo in the harbor. Buy fishing apparels to fish in this area, or buy fresh seafood from the market. Take pictures in Beos Station. Visit the museums. Attend the events done by the museum, such as open theaters portraying people in the olden times. Joining wayang workshops in the museum.

GET AROUND

Public transportation is available, such as Trans Jakarta buses, bike-cabs, taxis, or rented cars.

GET THERE

In Jakarta, a cab is easy to find. You can also ride the Trans Jakarta Bus (Corridor I, Blok M – Kota), and stop at Kota, the final destination. Taking a cab from there will be relatively much cheaper from your hotel.

Tips

  • Dress light.
  • Bring an umbrella or raincoat, in case of rain.
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