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 China Town Jakarta
  3. Artistically fresh coffee brewer
  4. Burning incense in a temple
  5. Golden Frog eating gold coins

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