Petak Sembilan Glodok Jakarta, A Center of Community to Visit in Jakarta Chinatown Tour

Find a Mix of Different Cultures and Explore More About Various Communities That Coexist in Petak Sembilan in Glodok Chinatown Jakarta Area

Jakarta is inhabited by many people from various communities and ethnicities that coexist with each other. One of the communities that exist in the heart of Jakarta is the Chinese communities. The community has been presence since the pre-colonial era and a big populations of the descendants are still existing across many eras. One of the biggest presences in Jakarta area is in Glodok area, or now called as Petak Sembilan, or the precise location is at Jl. Kemenangan, West Jakarta.

Things You Can Find in Petak Sembilan Jakarta Chinatown Area as A Part That You Can Visit with Jakarta Walking Tour

Although the origin of the Petak Sembilan name is unclear, but some people say that there are Nine Plot building or house that it exists in the area, thus the local name become “Petak Sembilan”. In this modern time, as it became a trade center for the Chinese community, not only there are many vendors, stalls, and stores that sells fresh daily product such as fish, meat, vegetables, and fruits, but there are also many merchants that sell Chinese food, herbal medicines, properties of worship, and decorations or accessories for Chinese festivals, and etc.

Things You Can Do in Petak Sembilan as A Visitor in Glodok Chinatown Jakarta

According to the descriptions above, a few things that you can do in Petak Sembilan are enjoying the mix of cultures by the food through fusions, shopping for some unique things that you rarely see anywhere across Indonesia, visiting temples with precious historical value, or just walking leisurely to take a look around of the buildings, people, and the market.

Explore More Things to Do in Petak Sembilan with Jakarta Walking Tour in Jakarta Chinatown Tour

If you are not sure of what you’re looking for in Glodok Chinatown Tour, joining us on our Jakarta Chinatown Tour could be a great option for you. Come to Jakarta, stroll with us and we will explore more of what you can see, find, and do in Petak Sembilan, or the places nearby. We can learn about the city’s history, culture, and delicacies together. See you around!

Jakarta Chinatown Tour


Explore the largest Chinatown in Jakarta , Glodok,  which has been growing for generation. Do not just believe what people say about Chinese ethnic group in Indonesia but understand it through your own eyes.

In Jakarta Chinatown Tour, you can see, smell, hear, and mingle in Chinese community around Petak Sembilan Glodok, Jakarta. With us, you will exploring the oldest Chinese temple in Jakarta, Jakarta’s last Chinese governor house, the local market in the back alleys with ease. It is unique, safe, and fun. 

Let’s understand how’s living in Glodok then make a vivid memory for one life time.

Nevertheless, in Jakarta Chinatown Tour we always offer you MORE.

~ Visit Chinese Temple which is establised since 17th century ~
~ Explore an unique Local ‘Mall’ and Stores ~
~ Explore street artists and gems stone seller alley ~
~ Taste our seasonal fruits and local snacks along the way ~

With us, all you need to prepare is a happy feet to explore. Just bring your empty glass then you can go back with jar full of hearts.

Duration            : 3,5 – 4 hours
Starting time    : 9 AM for morning schedule, 2 PM for evening schedule
Type of Tour      : Walking Tour with Jakarta Private Tour Guide*
Meeting Point : Hotel Lobby in Central Jakarta or Pantjoran Tea House
Price List for Jakarta Chinatown Tour          :
> 59 Euro for single booking
> 49 Euro per person for two people’s booking

Included :
1. Guest Pickup only around Central Jakarta, applied for min. two people booking
2. All transportation during the tour
3. Donation for the temple
4. Snacks and mineral water
5. Coffee Break
6. Private Tour Guide Service*
Excluded :
Personal Expenses, Drop off

*Note: there will be a chance that you will join the tour with others, especially for one person booking. However, we promise to keep the group as small as possible. No more than five people in the group.

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