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Sunda Kelapa Harbour, Jakarta

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Pier / Boardwalk · Hidden Gem · Historic Walking Area
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Jakarta's old port, Sunda Kelapa Harbour features historic docks lined by the pointed prows of pinisi--traditional two-masted wooden sailing ships with colorful hulls. For a small fee, guides working in this area can tell you more about the port's history and its role in the spice trade. Though only a minor port now, this site played a significant part in the early development of Jakarta. Keep in mind that this is still an active port, so expect to see and smell the dirt and grime of local industry. Using our world travel planner, Jakarta attractions like Sunda Kelapa Harbour can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We were lost among the industrial area of the harbor when we saw Bram and he motioned us over to talk about where to go. We were hesitant to take him up on the tour but very glad we did. He took us... 
    We were lost among the industrial area of the harbor when we saw Bram and he motioned us over to talk about where to go. We were hesitant to take him up on the tour but very glad we did. He took us...  more »
  • I first visited this harbour around 25 yeas ago and to be honest not too much has changed at all. I find this place quite fasinating and love watching the old style trade vessels being loaded up to... 
    I first visited this harbour around 25 yeas ago and to be honest not too much has changed at all. I find this place quite fasinating and love watching the old style trade vessels being loaded up to...  more »

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