An ancient port in Jakarta, Indonesia. The boats at this location are also quite rich. You can see a lot of seafood selling. The structure of the boats is also quite unique. The places suitable for visiting are also very interesting.More
The sailing pier is located at the mouth of the Giliwung River. Every morning, there is a bustling seafood market on the roadside close to here, selling a variety of fresh seafood. This pier has actually been 500 years old and used to be an important hub connecting this area with the outside world. In the early 16th century, the Dutch used to do business here. Later, this pier was owned by Portugal and the Netherlands.
Traditional harbour since colonial era
Old port of Jakarta where it used to be the main port in the city. Now it is used as the port for Pinisi ship who serve the inter-island shipment.The ships that are docked in this port are what make this port still have a very vintage feel when you enter. If you like human interest story, you'll find the morning activity within the port is very interesting.
Sunda Kelapa harbor is located in North Jakarta, part of the older town of the city. It is the house of many traditional Bugis schooners which transport all sort of products from (and to) Jakarta to other places within Indonesia. It gives you a sense how trades were done since hundreds years ago. If you happen to go there, you can "explore" those Bugis schooners - typically, they don't mind if we ask for permission to go into them! you will have better view of the harbor from one of those schooners.