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Glodok

Glodok, Taman Sari, West Jakarta City, Jakarta, Indonesia

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About Glodok

Glodok is an urban village of Taman Sari, West Jakarta, Indonesia. The area is also known as Pecinan or Chinatown since the Dutch colonial era, and is considered the biggest in Indonesia. Majority of the traders and residents of Glodok are Chinese descent. The area dates back to colonial times when in November 1740, Dutch East Indies Company designated Glodok as a residential area for ethnic Chinese. Administratively, the area is a kelurahan under the Taman Sari subdistrict, West Jakarta.



Attractions near Glodok

Museum Bank Mandiri0.76km from Glodok

Bank Mandiri Museum is the corporate museum of the namesake Bank Mandiri, located in the old banking district of Jakarta Old Town in northern Jakarta, Indonesia. The museum is housed in the former headquarters of the Netherlands Trading Society, one of the primary ancestor of ABN AMRO. The museum is closed on Mondays and public holidays. It is located next to Museum Bank Indonesia.

Museum Bank Indonesia0.86km from Glodok

Bank Indonesia Museum is a bank museum located in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was founded by Bank Indonesia and opened on 21 July 2009. The museum is housed in a heritage building in Jakarta Old Town that had been the first headquarters of the Netherlands Indies gulden, the central bank of the Dutch East Indies. The bank was nationalized as Bank Indonesia in 1953, after Indonesia gained its independence. It is located next to Bank Mandiri Museum.

Jakarta History Museum1.08km from Glodok

The Jakarta History Museum, also known as Fatahillah Museum or Batavia Museum, is located in the Old Town of Jakarta, Indonesia. The building was built in 1710 as the Stadhuis of Batavia. Jakarta History Museum opened in 1974 and displays objects from the prehistory period of the city region, the founding of Jayakarta in 1527, and the Dutch colonization period from the 16th century until Indonesia’s Independence in 1945.

Wisata Kota Tua Jakarta1.11km from Glodok

Kota Tua Jakarta is a neighborhood comprising the original downtown area of Jakarta, Indonesia. It is also known as Oud Batavia, Benedenstad ", contrasting it with Weltevreden, de Bovenstad, or Kota Lama.  The site contains Dutch-style structures mostly dated from the 17th century when the port city served as the Asian headquarter of VOC during the heyday of the spice trade. It spans 1.3 square kilometers within North Jakarta and West Jakarta. The largely Chinese downtown area of Glodok is a par

Wayang Museum1.11km from Glodok

The Wayang Museum is a museum dedicated to Javan wayang puppetry. The museum is located in Kota Tua, Jakarta, Indonesia. It is one of several museums and galleries facing the Fatahillah Square, which include Jakarta History Museum, Fine Art and Ceramic Museum, and Kota Post Office art gallery.

Fatahillah Square1.14km from Glodok

Fatahillah Square is the historical center of the old Batavia. The square is located at the center of Jakarta Old Town. Today the square is a tourist area home to the Jakarta History Museum, Wayang Museum and Fine Art and Ceramics Museum in Kota, Jakarta.

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Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. It is the centre of economy, culture and politics of Indonesia.