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Jakarta: Full-Day Highlights Tour

1. Jakarta: Full-Day Highlights Tour

Enjoy an immersive journey through the vibrant cultural tapestry of Indonesia's capital city. Get ready to explore iconic landmarks, delve into history, witness architectural marvels, and experience with locals. Begin your adventure with the awe-inspiring National Monument (Monas). Towering proudly at the heart of Jakarta City, this structure is a symbol of Indonesia's independence. Ascend to the observation deck and be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the city skyline. This tour then takes you to the majestic Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. Its stunning architecture and serene atmosphere create a sense of tranquility and spirituality. Arrive at Cathedral Jakarta, an architectural masterpiece that represents the religious diversity of the city. The cathedral's grandeur and intricate design are a testament to Jakarta's rich history and multicultural fabric. Venture into Glodok China Town, a vibrant enclave that showcases the fusion of Chinese and Indonesian cultures. And visit the Jin De Yuan Temple, a symbol of Glodok's rich heritage. Embark on an immersive journey through Jakarta's Old Batavia, where history and culture intertwine. Begin at Fatahillah Square, the heart of Old Batavia, and transport yourself back in time amidst the historical ambiance. Continue to the Wayang Museum, a treasure trove of Indonesian puppetry, and meet puppet masters, learn about puppet making from Indonesia, learn how to play, and see wayang collections from various regions in Indonesia. Cross the iconic Kota Intan Bridge, offering panoramic views of the old harbor area and a glimpse into Jakarta's maritime heritage. Conclude the tour at Sunda Kelapa Harbor, an ancient port that bears witness to Jakarta's seafaring past. Marvel at the traditional wooden schooners, known as "pinisi," and immerse yourself in the bustling activity of the dockworkers.

Jakarta: Private Half-Day Tour Highlight of Jakarta

2. Jakarta: Private Half-Day Tour Highlight of Jakarta

Start your day with a pickup at your hotel in the Jakarta area. Visit Merdeka Square, a focal point for Jakarta city, which has many government buildings such as the ministry office, the presidential office, and even the landmark of Jakarta (National Monument) located in the middle of Merdeka Square. Visit 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. Take a trip to the 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. Continue on to the 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. Travel 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. See the Jakarta old harbor, located at the head of Batavia. En route, the old “Drawbridge” from the 17 Century. Whilst here you can see the sea level of Jakarta is higher than the land level from the wall around the harbor area. Finish your day with a convenient trip back to your hotel.

Jakarta: 4 Hour Jakarta City Tour - Essential Jakarta

3. Jakarta: 4 Hour Jakarta City Tour - Essential Jakarta

This 4 Hour Jakarta City Tour is an excellent opportunity for those who had a little time but want to explore the city in quick and comfortable way. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up by our comfortable air-conditioned transportation from your accommodation in Jakarta and our professional tour guide will escort you to the most fascinating landmarks of the city. Starting the tour by taking you to Jakarta Old City to get to know about history of Dutch Colonization in Indonesia and enjoy the classic Dutch colonial buildings in surrounding area. Driving up to the center of Jakarta to explore Grand Istiqlal Mosque as the biggest mosque in Southeast Asia with a capacity of two hundred thousand people. Visit and discover the Jakarta Cathedral, it is a beautiful Roman Catholic Cathedral built in neo Gothic style architecture during colonial times. Aboard the vehicle you will be taken to the iconic National Monument in the middle of Merdeka Square for a photo stop. Pass by Jakarta Central Business District where you'll see the skyscraper and shopping mall before return to your accommodation or you may ask to be dropped off anywhere in Jakarta.

Jakarta: 5 Hour Jakarta City Tour - Highlights Jakarta

4. Jakarta: 5 Hour Jakarta City Tour - Highlights Jakarta

This 5 Hour Jakarta City Tour is perfect for those who had a little time but want to explore the city in quick and comfortable way. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up by our comfortable air-conditioned transportation from your accommodation in Jakarta and our professional tour guide will escort you to the most fascinating landmarks of the city. Starting the tour by taking you to Jakarta History Museum to see its broad collections cover Jakarta's history. Discover Jakarta Old City to get to know about history of Dutch Colonization and enjoy the classic Dutch colonial buildings in surrounding area. Driving up to the center of Jakarta to explore Grand Istiqlal Mosque as the biggest mosque in Southeast Asia with a capacity of two hundred thousand people. Visit the Jakarta Cathedral, it is a beautiful Roman Catholic Cathedral built in neo Gothic style architecture during colonial times. Aboard the vehicle you will be taken to the iconic National Monument in the middle of Merdeka Square for a photo stop. Pass by Jakarta Central Business District where you'll see the skyscraper and shopping mall before return to your accommodation or you may ask to be dropped off anywhere in Jakarta.

Jakarta Half Day Private City Tour

5. Jakarta Half Day Private City Tour

This is half day tour of Jakarta with duration only 4 to 5 hours. Start the tour by visiting Merdeka Square Jakarta, stop at National Monument, the landmark of Indonesia for picture only and having little walk. Afterwards will continue sightseeing of President palace, Istiqlal Mosque, Katedral church , Jakarta city hall, and government buildings at the square. Traveler might visit and have tour of Istiqlal Mosque if they want to. Istiqlal is the grand mosque of Indonesia and the biggest in south east Asia, represent Indonesia as the biggest Muslim population country in the world. Next you will continue to visit The Jakarta China Town. you will visit oldest Chinese temple in Jakarta and walking tour at traditional market where you can see and enjoy the view of the sellers and the people with their local products. Afterwards you will continue to visit the old city, Enjoy the Fatahillah square at the old city. This square was historical place built by Dutch and reminder of the colonial time. There is also puppet museum and Jakarta History museum at this square. The last stop is sunda kelapa harbour. This harbour was historical site and still using for domestic cargo. SUnda Kelapa used to be the main gate of Jakarta. in this harbour you will also watching the local activities from local people.

Jakarta: Half-Day Highlights Tour

6. Jakarta: Half-Day Highlights Tour

Take a fascinating trip to the exciting city of Jakarta, where you can discover its rich culture. You'll have the chance to see famous places, learn about history, admire beautiful buildings, and hang out with local people. Start your journey with passing the Merdeka Square and visiting the incredible National Monument, which is often called Monas. It stands tall in the middle of Jakarta, showing the world that Indonesia is an independent country. Monas is 132 meters high and has a golden flame on top, which represents the country's freedom. This is one of the coolest things you can see in Jakarta! Next on our tour is the stunning Istiqlal Mosque, which is the biggest mosque in Southeast Asia and the sixth largest in the world when it comes to the number of people it can hold. This mosque sits right across from the Cathedral and is a symbol of peace and religious tolerance. Then, we'll visit the Cathedral in Jakarta, a marvelous piece of architecture that showcases the city's religious diversity. This church was built in a gothic style way back in 1891. It features a tall tower and beautiful windows adorned with colorful glass paintings. Inside, there are three altars that create a semi-circle shape, and there's also an exquisite old altar. It's a truly special place! Let's take a deep dive into the history and culture of Old Batavia in Jakarta. In this area, you'll find buildings that used to be the governor's offices, banks, hospitals, post offices, and courthouses. Now, these historic places have been transformed into museums and stores. We'll kick off our journey at Fatahillah Square, which is like the beating heart of Old Batavia. When you step into this square, it feels like you've time-traveled to the past. You'll get the chance to meet puppet masters and learn all about puppet-making, a special art from Indonesia. You can even learn how to play with these puppets and see collections from different parts of Indonesia. Our adventure wraps up at Sunda Kelapa Harbor, an ancient port that tells the tale of Jakarta's seafaring history. It's situated at the head of Batavia, and on the way there, you'll pass the old Kota Intan Drawbridge from the 17th century. This harbor was used by the Portuguese and Dutch when they first came to Indonesia. You'll be amazed by the traditional wooden schooners called "pinisi" and the bustling activity of the dockworkers. It's like stepping into the past and witnessing the city's maritime heritage.

Enjoy Jakarta City Tour

7. Enjoy Jakarta City Tour

This tour is special for those travelers who wants to know more of Jakarta with the story, culture, history, traditions, people and attractions. Start the tour in the morning to visit the landmark of Jakarta, the National Monument (Monas) with 132 meters height and 50 kgs gold at the top of the monument. This monument was built to commemorate the stuggle of Indonesian Independence. Next stop will be Istiqlal Mosque and Katedral Church. Istiqlal Mosque is the grand mosque and the biggest in southeast Asia. Katedral church is the old catholic church with neo gothic style. Katedral church and Istiqlal mosque was good perception how important religion to the people of Indonesia Afterwards, you will continue to visit China town of Jakarta. Visit the oldest Chinese temple in Jakarta that built on 1650 and then walking along the traditional market at CHina Town. After enjoy local experience at China Town, next visit is Batavia old town. This is historical place built by the Dutch and this place is remainder of the colonial time. Here you will visit the Fatahillah square and walking along the canal to see the historical buildings. The last visit will be Sunda Kelapa harbour. The city old habour located in the head of Jakarta. This harbour is the first used by Portuguese and Dutch when they arrived in Jakarta. This is one of historical site and still using for domestic cargo where you will see the traditional Indonesian wooden ship called Phinisi.

Look at Jakarta Local Experience Tour with boating

8. Look at Jakarta Local Experience Tour with boating

This is will be highlights and local experience tour. getting closer to "look" more of this city. Exploring the central part as the new of Jakarta and continue to the west and north as the old part of this city with China Town , Dutch historical town and old harbour. Start the tour by visiting the north, exploring sunda kelapa harbour, the old harbour and historical harbour in Jakarta. Enjoy this harbour by boating with the traditional boat belong to local people to exploring the canal and enjoying the view of wooden ship called Phinisi. You might also visit the fish harbour to see the fisherman activities. And next you will continue to look at the Batavia old town with the historical panoramic of Dutch colonial buildings. walking at Fatahillah square in the old town area with some important buildings that become museums. If u like arts you can visit the puppet maker and watch the explanation. From the old city you will continue to to Jakarta China Town. At China town you will visit the oldest Chinese temple that built on 1650 popular as named Petak sembilan and then walking tour at the local market at China Town. Afterwards you will drive to the downtown of the city. visiting the merdeka square and sigh seeing the president palace and government buildings. stop at national monument for photo stop and continue to visit Istiqlal Mosque and Katedral church. Istiqlal Mosque is the biggest mosque in south east Asia, represent Indonesia as the biggest muslim population country in the world. You will exploring and enjoy tour on Istiqlal and know more about Muslim in Indonesia.

Jakarta Port: Private Guided City Highlights Shore Excursion

9. Jakarta Port: Private Guided City Highlights Shore Excursion

Start your Jakarta shore excursion as you exit from your cruise ship. At the ship's Pier, you will be greeted by your professional guide. Once you hop in your comfortable, air-conditioned minivan you will set off on your shore excursion. Begin your shore excursion with a drive through the streets of Jakarta’s historic district and pass by the Dutch-style structures dating back to the 17th-century. Visit Jakarta History Museum (Fatahillah Museum). The museum is housed in the old town hall of Batavia, reminding onlookers of Indonesia’s time as a Dutch colony. After that, explore Jakarta’s Chinatown, Glodok and a vibrant banking, trading, and entertainment hub. Learn about the history of the Batavian Chinese from your guide. Continue to the National Museum. Admire the museum’s costumes, musical instruments, model houses, and fine bronzes from the Hindu-Javanese period. The museum also houses stone pieces from the temples Central Java and a superb display of Chinese ceramics. Afterward, visit Sunda Kelapa Harbor, once the heart of Jakarta's maritime trade. During the colonial era, the harbor was known as the “Roads of Batavia” and was the only entrance to Batavia. If time allows, we will explore Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and Jakarta Cathedral, a Roman Catholic Cathedral. After your shore excursion is finished, you will be taken back to your cruise terminal before your ship departs, ensuring a relaxing end to an exciting day.

Jakarta: 3 Hour Jakarta City Tour - Iconic Jakarta

10. Jakarta: 3 Hour Jakarta City Tour - Iconic Jakarta

This 3 Hour Jakarta City Tour is an excellent choice for those who had a very little time but want to explore the city in quick and comfortable way. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up by our comfortable air-conditioned transportation from your accommodation in Jakarta and our professional tour guide will escort you to the iconic place of Jakarta. Begin the activity with a stop in Jakarta Old City to get to know about history of Dutch Colonization in Indonesia and enjoy the classic Dutch colonial buildings in surrounding area. Get on the vehicle to drive up to the center of Jakarta to explore Grand Istiqlal Mosque as the biggest mosque in Southeast Asia with a capacity of two hundred thousand people. Make visit in the Jakarta Cathedral, it is a beautiful Roman Catholic Cathedral built in neo Gothic style architecture during colonial times. Aboard the vehicle you will be taken to the iconic National Monument in the middle of Merdeka Square for a quick photo stop. Finish the tour with good memories and great photos before return to your accommodation or you may ask to be dropped off anywhere in Jakarta.

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What people are saying about Istiqlal Mosque

Ferdy was Extraordinary guide, He extended thoughtful to arrange the holiday, his gestures such as picking drop was so excellent and taking nice picture. The tour was quite interesting and fun. There was so fascinating to see a rich culture in one place. He went out of the way to make the tour memorable. GOOD GUIDE!

Our half day tour was amazing! Rezky is a great guide - we saw way more than we expected and more in depth. He is very personable and the driver very professional. We highly recommend taking this tour!

The tour was exactly what we wanted to see from Jakarta. The guide Rizky was very friendly and told us a lot about the city and its history. In short: Great!

We loved it Mr. Rana was awesome and so was our driver Mr. Rama. We felt like we learned so much about the city and the tour was tailored to fit our needs.

Thank you for your kind hospitality during tour. my family enjoyed very much