Kota Tua (Kota = Town, Tua = Old) also known as old Batavia (Oud Batavia). It is center of historical place in Jakarta, it was called as 'Jewel of of Asia' and 'Queen of the East' by European voyagers. It has magnet when in daylight, and even more so in night time. An old town with its beauty always is a place to take deep breath, relax, and learn a little history.
Cross the dark of night as Kota Tua comes to life! Experience for yourself how its magnet while do culinary of Jakarta street foods such as *'Kerak Telor' (Egg Crust), **'Tahu Gejrot' (Squashed Tofu), and many more.
*Kerak Telor is a Betawi traditional spicy omelette, made from glutinous rice cooked with egg and served with Serundeng (Shredded Coconut), fried shallots and dried shrimps.
**Tahu Gejrot is a characteristic food from Cirebon (a city in West Java), it is consisted of fried tofu which was cut into small pieces and served with ingredients such as garlic, brown sugar, chilies and vinegar.
What You Will Do
1. Explore the Old Train Station, architecture and other inheritances of Dutch colonization and Chinese influence with aura of Batavia
2. Taste traditional Jakarta street foods such as Kerak Telor and Tahu Gejrot and enjoy how the vendors serve the food by their own hands.
3. Mingle with locals in the night market.
Why We Do This
I like to share the Kota Tua's aura when the sun sets and the orange lights glow contrast with old buildings then exchange of glowing lights from night market.
Taste traditional food with rich ingredients sound perfect in Jakarta's Old Town.
Let's be Wind in Kota Tua!
Trans Jakarta Bus tickets
- Personal Expense
- Booking Hotel
- Rent Car / taxi expense to pick you from hotel if you don't want use Trans Jakarta transportation
Bring camera around!