As a region formerly known as the center of the Dutch East Indies government in the colonial period, you can find many historical tourist attractions including the Jakarta History Museum or known as the Fatahillah Museum, the Red Shop, and the Old City Tourism.
Kota Tua tourism around Pinangsia is the most visited place by Jakarta residents. In this place, you can find historic buildings former relics of the Dutch colonial period. From here you can visit the museum which is adjacent to the Old City such as the Puppet Museum, the Fine Arts and Ceramics Museum, the Bank Mandiri Museum, and the Fatahillah Museum.
Usually, Kota Tua visitors continue their sightseeing trips by looking at the City Intan Bridge. The Dutch wooden bridge is often used as a cultural observation tour of historical value. Not only that, Kota Intan Bridge is perfect for those of you who like photography because it has a beautiful panorama especially at night.
The Jakarta History Museum or more popularly known as the Fatahillah Museum was formerly the Batavia City Hall (Stadhuis van Batavia). In this museum, you can see the Dutch colonial heritage such as wooden furniture, paintings, dioramas, and various tools.
While in the backyard of the museum, you can see replicas of inscriptions such as the Tugu Inscription, Kebon Kopi Inscription, Ciaruteun Inscription and other inscriptions found in the Jakarta area.
Another historical building that is most often visited by local tourism is the Red Shop. As the name implies, this building has a characteristic that is not difficult to recognize, namely red bricks. In addition to storing historical value, many tourist couples go to red shops to take pictures.
Satisfied with enjoying historical tourism, you can come to Glodok where the area is famous for trading centers. Many electronic stores can be found at Glodok. Besides being an electronic shopping destination, Glodok also has the Dharma Bhakti temple which is the oldest temple in Jakarta. You can also go to Nine Petak Market which sells various types of vegetables, fruits, and meat. You can also find meat and turtles in this traditional Chinese market.