Experience the cultural melting pot at Jakarta's Chinatown. Known as Glodok, this is the biggest Chinatown in Indonesia, rich with history and steeped in tradition. With 19th century houses, ancient temples, a bustling traditional market, and famous food.
The tour begins by visiting one of Jakarta’s oldest Chinese houses, built in the 19th century but located in the middle of modern office blocks. Walk to the center of Jakarta’s Chinatown known as Glodok. Stroll through the traditional market where you’ll find everything from Chinese decorations, to fresh vegetables and local fruits, exotic foods, and daily supplies for locals.
Lastly, walk through the famous food court, full of delicious local foods from pig belly to Hainan rice. You stop at a few of the favorite places, including an old coffee shop on a narrow street, for a taste of local delicacies. During your walk, you experience local Chinese culture like the making of traditional Chinese calligraphy, getting your future predicted (an Indonesian passion), and checking out an ancient medicine store.