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The Angels & Elephant (museum Prasasti Walking Tour)

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What to Expect
Meet your guide at Monument National Busway Stop and then set off on your walking tour in Medan Merdeka area. The first stop is to a public cemetery for some famous figures in the past, such as : Olivia Mariane. She was the wife of Sir Thomas Raffles, British Governor that discover Singapore. There is also a replica of a monument symbolized a brutal execution happened in Jakarta. The impact of this tragic event was immortalized as the name of the village in Jakarta. Another interesting figures were scientists, sailors, governors, and last but not least : Kaptain Jas, which tomb is believed by local bestows safety and prosperity for the pilgrims.

Stroll along the civic district and stop in front of the Presidential Palace. It is a former colonial goverment administration house. Listen to the guide’s explanation about the trivia of the presidencies and the the building facts. Bid farewell to the guards of the palace and prepare your camera as the next destination is the National Monument. This 110 metres designed by the nation’s first president stands elegantly amid of a huge park in the central of the city. Snap pictures of the icon of Jakarta that is built as a symbol of the endeavor of Indonesians’ spirit.

Visiting National Museum makes the trip more interesting. The museum is famous for its elephants statue in front of it. It’s number of historic objects collections are the biggest in Indonesia. Here, the visitor could learn the culture diversity and ethnicities in Indonesia from the east to the west. Observe the Hindu Buddha influence artefacts from the past milleniums. See the collections of traditions, clothes, housing miniatures, music instruments which exhibit the variety of cultures in the nation. Finish the tour in the area where the angels and the elephant are the witness of its rapid development
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Important Information
Departure Point
Meeting Point : Monas Transjakarta Bus Stop
Return Details
Museum Nasional
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral waters
  • Pocket Map
  • Private tour
  • Optional activities other than specified
  • Meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Guide tips
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Physical activity level : 2/5
  • Meeting Point : Monument National Bus Stop (TransJakarta Bus)
  • Please bring umbrella, in case of raining especially during rainiy season (October – April)
  • Method of travelling : Walking
  • Minimum and Maximum Pax : 1-12 Pax
  • Please prepare to wear comfortable clothes & shoes(Jakarta’s weather is all-time warm and humid)
  • This tour is not recommended/suitable for wheelchair and baby strollers
  • The tour is free for infant (0-3 years).
  • Adult and children share the same fare (3-12 years old)]
  • Children must be accompanied by adult
  • There is no tour on Monday, because all museum are closed
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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By: Walkindies Travel Co
68 reviews
Vancouver, Canada
Great tour - must do in Jakarta!
Rico and Jason are very professional, well equipped with ponchos and wet wipes and prepared all the information
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Strolling through "tempo doeloe"
A walk in old town Djakarta (Batavia) with an excellent guide. We hopped into a few museums, a public transport
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New Delhi, India
Beautiful trip of Jakarta
We were on a family trip to Indonesia and my parents who are both above 70 were with us. I had requested the
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Tour guide excellent but the bikes are dangerous
First the tour guide Supri was excellent. His English is fluent, comprehensive and with very little accent is
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Better for the tour.
The bike tour will remain with me always. Left with a greater understanding of Indonesia’s past, present and
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Geo W
Bussum, The Netherlands
Bicycle Tour old city of Djakarta
Super friendly Guide, great attention to explaining details of the history and city development and very cautious
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Burlington, Vermont
Fun & informative tour of old Jakarta
Part walking and part riding funky cruiser bikes, we enjoyed our tour thru old Jakarta & some of its museums. Our
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Normal, Illinois
Day Tour of Jakarta
Excellent guide if you could not remember his name just call him Justin Timberlake. Spoke excellent English
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Indeed a very nice experience
First I would like to highlight that the whole process of arranging the tour went very smooth. Very nice e-mail
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Incredible insight in Jakarta’s history!
We had an amazing afternoon with Rico from Walkindies. This is a way of sightseeing that you will never be able to
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Normal, Illinois
Jakarta Sightseeing Tour
We were picked up at the Jakarta Airport Hotel by our guide "Shupri" but he told us to call him Justin Timberlake.
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Marco V
Bangkok, Thailand
a stroll in time
Interesting as a Dutch, conscious about history, to see what's left. My local guide met on time at the old railway
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Enjoyed a number of museums, local transport and the harbor
Supry was a very good guide - he met me at the train station and then we walked across the street to the building
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Sydney, Australia
A great time in the old town
Supriyatno is a legend and very knowledgeable and patient. He took us about the old town, from the docks through
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Sydney, Australia
Exceptional cycling & walking tour with Supri!
My partner and I had an absolutely fantastic time with our guide, Supri, last week exploring Jakarta. He expertly
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Key Details
  • Walkindies Travel Co
  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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