West Jakarta Walking Tour, Jakarta

The western region of Jakarta city has much for the visitor to admire. You can see some fascinating museums, great shops and renowned architectural sites and monuments. Take our West Jakarta Walking Tour to discover the beauty of this part of the city.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Guide Name: West Jakarta Walking Tour
Guide Location: Indonesia » Jakarta (See other walking tours in Jakarta)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 km
Author: jenny
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Farmer's Statue

1) Farmer's Statue

Located in the center of Jakarta, Farmer’s Statue is a splendid work of art as well as a motive of dispute among locals. The Tugu Tani, as it is commonly referred to, has been sculpted by two Russian sculptors, Otto and Matvei Manizer, and portrays an Indonesian farmer preparing to join the revolution, while his wife bids him goodbye, dragging him back for one more touch. The sculpture has been dedicated to all Indonesians who have fought for their freedom.

While some still regard the...   view more
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Museum Joang

2) Museum Joang

Museum Joang ’45 (Battle ’45 Museum) is an establishment dedicated to Indonesia’s Independence gained in 1954 (hence the ’45 in the museum’s name). The museum is housed by a 1820 building which had first functioned as a luxury hotel (the Schomper Hotel). During Japanese occupation, the building was used for youth education meant to support the Japanese authority in Indonesia. Yet, the people teaching in the Asrama Menteng 31 (Menteng 31 Dormitory) directed the Indonesian youth towards...   view more
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Mesjid Cut Mutiah

3) Mesjid Cut Mutiah

Mesjid Cut Mutiah or Cut Mutiah Mosque is probably one of the most interesting monuments in Jakarta, and one of the most nonconformist mosques in the entire world. The establishment housing the mosque was initially designed to accommodate offices of an architectural firm. Finished in 1922, this Dutch Rationalist style building was a perfect solution for the local heat and humidity conditions. This type of architecture is also known as Indies style. The central ventilation tower, specific to the...   view more
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Jakarta Planetarium

4) Jakarta Planetarium (must see)

Jakarta Planetarium is a great place to spend quality time with your family. Suitable for kids as well as adults, the Planetarium offers diverse activities that will keep you occupied for at least one hour. There are multiple multimedia shows presenting the universe and different aspects of the Solar System (the solar eclipse, the lunar eclipse, the Earth, our galaxy, etc.). The shows are held after a specific program Tuesday through Sunday with the most presentations offered in Bahasa...   view more
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Rumah Sakit Cikini (Cikini Hospital)

5) Rumah Sakit Cikini (Cikini Hospital)

The Rumah Sakit Cikini, also known as the Cikini Hospital, was originally a 19th Century mansion. Built by Indonesian painter Raden Saleh as his home in 1852, this beautiful and stylish building was transformed into a hospital in...   view more
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Pasar Cikini

6) Pasar Cikini

The Pasar Cikini is a great market where locals go to buy food, clothes and other daily necessities. Visitors can also browse here the excellent collection of Indonesian gold jewelry and find many other traditional items to take...   view more
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The National Library

7) The National Library

Established in 1980, the National Library holds a unique collection of books and manuscripts from the pre-World War II era. Some of its journals and maps date as far back as the 12th Century. The library’s holdings include books in English, French, Dutch, and...   view more

Walking Tours in Jakarta, Indonesia

Create Your Own Walk in Jakarta

Create Your Own Walk in Jakarta

Creating your own self-guided walk in Jakarta is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Jakarta Places of Worship Tour

Jakarta Places of Worship Tour

Indonesia has six official religions: Catholicism, Protestantism, Islam, Confucianism, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Most of these faiths began here during the country’s colonial times. Thanks to the city’s religious diversity, Jakarta is home to a large number of wonderful churches, temples and mosques that a visitor can admire on this tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Jakarta Historical Buildings Tour, Part 2

Jakarta Historical Buildings Tour, Part 2

The tour continues with the neo-gothic Catholic church - Gereja Immanuel that will impress you with its architectural features and that represents a reminder of Jakarta's past. Don't pass by some of the most important historic attractions in Jakarta, mostly located on Merdeka Square - one of the largest urban plazas in the world. The National Museum of Jakarta is also a great way to discover its past and important historic events.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
North Jakarta Walking Tour

North Jakarta Walking Tour

The beautiful city of Jakarta traces its history all the way back to the fourth century. The city's heritage is well manifested in its customs, food, culture and language. North Jakarta, in particular, has many interesting attractions for a visitor to see, including museums, temples and mosques. Take our North Jakarta Walking Tour to see the best sights in the area.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
Historical Jakarta Walking Tour Part 1

Historical Jakarta Walking Tour Part 1

Jakarta is an old city that has seen a lot of change over the course of its 1,700-year history. Today you can see a lot of fascinating buildings and other sites that show the imprint history had on the city, particularly by British and Dutch colonization. Historic places of worship also pay testament to the popularity of Buddhism and Confucianism over the course of time. Take our two-part tour to discover the most important historic sites in Jakarta.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Central Jakarta Orientation Walk

Central Jakarta Orientation Walk

Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, is a massive metropolis and a melting pot of cultures historically inhabiting the city – Asian and European – each leaving their imprint on the local architecture, language, cuisine, etc. Follow this orientation walk to explore some of the key sights of Central Jakarta to learn about the city's eventful past and present.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km

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