5 Historical Tourism Destinations in Jakarta, Indonesia

Have a hobby of enjoying the history tour? No need to go far out of town to be able to satisfy your interest. Because, Jakarta has a lot of interesting destinations that can be visited to make the trip.

In addition to historic, tourist attractions of Jakarta is also famous as a cheap tourist destination. So, no need to fear the contents of the wallet will be depleted when you want to visit this tourist destination.

Here’s a list of cheap historic attractions that you can visit at the time of the holiday weekend, as compiled Friday (05/26/2017).

Old Town area
If this one would have known. Yes, the Old Town area of ​​Jakarta is a colonial legacy of the Netherlands that still survive until today. Traces of the past are felt when you look at the various old buildings that stand firmly there. Strong classical European-style architecture can make you feel like you were in the past. Travel history is more exciting because in this place there are many interesting tourist attractions, ranging from museum trips, ontel bike rental, culinary attractions, to a variety of other excitement.

Thousand Islands
In addition to enjoying the beautiful island and beach, you can tour the history when entering the area of ​​Thousand Islands by visiting Kelor Island, Cipir Island, and Onrust Island which serve as a cultural heritage. On these islands there are historical buildings such as Martello Fortress, the ruins of old buildings, museums, until the tomb of Kartosuwirjo. If you want to come there, you can join the open trip organized travel agency services. The average cost required ranges from Rp 150-300 thousand for a full day history tour.

National Monument
National Monument or commonly called Monas is one of the iconic tourism Indonesia that has been known to the world. This monument was established to commemorate the struggle of the people against the Dutch colonialism. While in Monas do not forget to visit the Museum of National History and Space Independence to see diorama diorama which tells of the persistent heroes drive away the colonial nation.

Monument Pancasila Sakti
Monument Pancasila Sakti was built to commemorate the services of the heroes of the revolution who died in the tragedy G30S / PKI. Besides the monument, the main attraction here is of course the Lubang Buaya Well, where the bodies of seven revolutionary heroes are thrown away first. There is also Museum of PKI Betrayal, Paseban Museum, simple house that used to be a public kitchen, command post, and house of torture.

Maritime Museum
The Museum Bahari was once a warehouse of VOC spices located on the edge of Jakarta Bay which was an important commercial center of its time. Nuance of history is felt in the museum. Because the architecture used still retains the authenticity of the building. Can be seen from the pillars of the building made of ironwood stood firm to this day. You can get a lot of interesting information about Indonesia maritime world here.