Chinatown Jakarta

Chinatown Jakarta

visiting Jakarta's oldest Chinese temple and eating tasty street food

Location: 

Glodok, Tamansari, West Jakarta City, Jakarta, Indonesia

Duration: 

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Chinatown: large area of north west Jakarta, inhabited by Chinese since late 18th-century
  2. Candra Naya: an original late 18th-century building, now surrounded by a modern hotel
  3. Glodok: getting lost (and found again) on the narrow and curvy roads of Chinatown Jakarta
  4. Bakpau: falling in love with Chinese buns with pork (bah-pau or baozi) in the streets
  5. Kim Tek Le Temple: visiting the oldest Chinese temple in Jakarta and inhaling fresh incense

Image sources

  1. Random book shop
  2. Statue in Chinainfo-icon Town Jakarta
  3. Artistically fresh coffee brewer
  4. Burning incense in a temple
  5. Golden Frog eating gold coins

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