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Fish Market (Pasar Ikan)

Jln. Sunda Kelapa, Jakarta 14440, Indonesia
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Destroyed

In April 2016, the government evacuated the area, to make it a more touristic spot. So basically... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
AntNot
Don't go unless so have a tough nose because of the smell and also not a tourist area whatsoever!!

We took a taxi all the way from Jakarta to this remote fish market. I read many reviews and I... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2015
meatdowntown
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This colorful neighborhood is a bustling fish market by day and serves up fresh grilled fish by night.
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good72%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
19 Feb 2017
“Destroyed”
19 Apr 2015
“Don't go unless so have a tough nose because of the smell and also not a tourist area whatsoever!!”
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Jln. Sunda Kelapa, Jakarta 14440, Indonesia
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

In April 2016, the government evacuated the area, to make it a more touristic spot. So basically, the place is in Jan. 17 a heap of ruins, where some inhabitants still live, in far worse conditions than before. Nothing has been done by the authorities...More

1  Thank AntNot
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We took a taxi all the way from Jakarta to this remote fish market. I read many reviews and I thought it would be interesting to see so many varieties of fish, etc. It was really bad, the smell is crazy bad, there is dirty...More

2  Thank meatdowntown
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Depending on the type of visitor / tourist you are, this place can get between a 1 or a 5 star. I should have given it 5 because I had so much fun there, but I settled for 4 to lest people think I am...More

13  Thank Mirza A
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We ended up coming to the Fish Market by boat from across the harbour. The whole area is extremely vibrant though the houses were slums. Many areas were strewn with rubbish including copious quantities of used nappies etc. Some of the smells were bad. But...More

3  Thank Cairokid
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Sunda Kelapa is the old port of Jakarta located on the estuarine of Ciliwung River. From the 13th to 16th century Sunda kelapa was the main port of Sunda Kingdom. In 1522, the Portuguese secured a politics and economic agreement with the Sunda Kingdom, the...More

3  Thank rawerontek
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