Top Historical Places in Jakarta

Are you looking to explore the history of Jakarta through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Jakarta including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Jakarta. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Jakarta ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Jakarta, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Jakarta for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Jakarta with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Monas

    4.5 (3433 Votes)

    Monument, Statue

    Indonesia National Monument or what Indonesian and Jakarta people usually call as Monas is a monument built to remember the struggle of Indonesian heroes fighting the colonial domination. Monas was built based on the idea of the first president of Indonesia, Ir. Soekarno, with the help of Sudarsono and F. Silaban as the architect, and Ir. Rooseno as the consultant. It’s builts o...Read more
  2. Jakarta Old Town

    Walking Area, Historical Site, Old Town

    Old Town of Jakarta covers a tiny area in the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta. The special heritage only including a 1,3 square kilometer area crossing North Jakarta and West Jakarta (Pinangsia, Taman Sari, and Roa Malaka). Besides often called Old Batavia, in the 16th century, it called Asia Jewel and Queen of the East by Europe sailor. Old Jakarta deemed as the trading central of Asia cont...Read more
  3. Jakarta Cathedral

    4.8 (1640 Votes)
    Jakarta Cathedral

    Religious Site, Cathedral

    Jakarta Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in Jakarta, Indonesia, which is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Jakart. Its official name is Gereja Santa Maria Pelindung Diangkat Ke Surga which implies to The Church of Our Lady of Assumption). The plan of the cathedral took the form of a cross with a length of 60 meters and 10 meters wide, plus 5 metres on each aisle. There is...Read more