Kota Tua (Old Town)
Kota Tua located in the center of Jakarta where the transjakarta bus system and inner-city train system finished its service. The main attraction in this area is the big yard surrounded by old-style buildings. To complete your experience in the Old Town, old-style bicycles are also available to be rented. You can use the bicycle only for photo property or to take a bike tour around.
You can visit some museums in this area, like the Traditional Puppet (wayang) museum, Bank Mandiri museum and Bank Indonesia museum. Each has their own story to tell. Or, if your goal is pure leisure, you can go to a couple of old-style coffee shop and restaurant.
A walking distance from the Old Town are Jakarta’s Chinatown, a place to find traditional Chinese food, decorations and snacks. Ask around and you can find secluded peaceful temples in this area.