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Sunda Kelapa Harbour

Jln. Maritim No. 8, Jakarta 12430, Indonesia
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Once known as Pasar Ikan (Fish Market), Sunda Kelapa was the early 16th-century trading post from which the Dutch domination of Indonesia began and flourished.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“old harbour” (14 reviews)
“these ships” (9 reviews)
“working port” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jln. Maritim No. 8, Jakarta 12430, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I read through the reviews before posting this one and I understand why some love it and why some feel it is over rated. It is an active harbor and just like anything else in Jakarata, it will be less quiet on weekends. I visited...More

Thank knoesenm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you go to Kota Tua/Jakarta's old town, this is not too far and it's actually a relatively nice walk on foot. The wooden schooners are from a time gone by but are still in use for maritime transport between smaller ports. You might have...More

Thank stylishnomad
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I really love this place. It is as mighty as Titanic movie. You can see lots of the mighty wooden ships along the docks. These are treasure ships that used to travel to many islands of Indonesia.

Thank praneesweetbee
Reviewed 11 October 2017

very nice traditional harbor in the World with the traditional phinisi wooden boat, we can see loading and unloading cargo activity

Thank teunes_suma
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I often rely on trip advisor reviews when I travel, and the folks here rarely steer me wrong. This time, I have to wonder what people are seeing. It’s literally a concrete jetty with a bunch of old decaying boats. That it. It’s not particularly...More

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This port is fascinating. The huge wooden boats are awesome and to walk along the wharf without being hassled by anybody was a welcome surprise.

Thank RoxieSydney
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Old wooden ships dock here to clear their load as they did for the last decades and maybe centuries. Worth a visit, best with a guide who can get you on a boat tour around the harbor for little money (50,000 IDR per person).

Thank MaxeMustermann
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My friend took me there during sightseeing tour in Jakarta. I like this place as there are many ships with old style. May be we can call traditional Indonesian boat. Decoration,painting are beautiful and colorful.

Thank Tip I
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This legend port been use since the Dutch colonial time till now. You can witness Pinisi boat still in use as mean transportation of goods from and through Jakarta to many other island. Some time laborer carry load over the head and climb the boat...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is an old harbour with old traditional ships. We went there on midday and it's very hot. Not many tourist so we dont know what to do. It's a good spot for photography and to memorize how old time harbour is operated.

Thank Desti P
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27 June 2017|
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Response from ROLAND D | Reviewed this property |
pagi is better for visit christinurat
Arinda W
16 March 2017|
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Response from ROLAND D | Reviewed this property |
So far no! we took a lot of pics .
Thanh Van P
5 December 2016|
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Response from yvonnesw | Reviewed this property |
No fish market in this area. But you can go to muara karang and there you can find more fishes and seafood - better in the afternoon.