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Fatahillah Square, Jakarta

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Relive the Dutch period of Jakarta's history at Fatahillah Square, located on the eastern bank of the Ciliwung River and named after a prominent Indonesian national hero. Home to several notable museums, the square still preserves an atmosphere of the bygone colonial days, when this cobblestoned part of the city served as the center  of Dutch Indonesia. Don't miss a visit to the city's renowned history museum, located inside an 18th-century building that once housed the offices of the Dutch East India Company. Many Indonesian rebels met a gruesome faith in the square in front of this building, where public floggings and executions often took place. Plan to see Fatahillah Square and other attractions that appeal to you using our Jakarta online tour planner .
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  • But we have to be careful here, because a lot of homeless kids, beggars, and pickpockets as well. But everything is nice, everything is classic and quaint.  more »
  • Should not be missed while at the Old Town area, this square is where you can easily spend 2 to 3 hours with two museums namely the History Museum & Wayang (Puppet) Museum, shops and restaurants inclu...  more »
  • Historical Old town of jakarta at central square which is full of life at weekend with live performance of arts by artists and musicians with families gathering playing games, cycling, kites.  more »
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