Taman Fatahillah is a historical square in the old town of Jakarta, Indonesia. It was the center of the Dutch colonial administration in the 17th and 18th centuries. The square is surrounded by several historical buildings, such as the Jakarta History Museum, the Wayang Museum, and the Fine Art and Ceramic Museum.
The Taman Fatahillah is open every day from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m..
The easiest way to get to the Taman Fatahillah is by public transportation. You can take the Transjakarta busway and get off at Kota Tua station, which is right in front of the square. You can also take the commuter train and get off at Jakarta Kota station, which is about a 10-minute walk from the square.
There are many things to see and do in the Taman Fatahillah. You can also rent a bicycle or a colorful pedicab and ride around the square. You can enjoy street performances by local artists and musicians. You can also try some local snacks and drinks from the vendors around the square.
There are several tours available for visitors who want to learn more about the square and its surroundings. You can join a walking tour that will take you to various historical sites and landmarks in the old town.
You can also join a bike tour that will let you cycle through the narrow streets and alleys of the old town. You can also join a boat tour that will take you along the Kali Besar canal and show you the waterfront views of the old town.
Some tips for visiting the Taman Fatahillah are: wear comfortable shoes and clothes, as you will be walking a lot; bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen, as it can get very hot and sunny; bring some cash, as some museums and vendors may not accept cards; be respectful of the local culture and customs, as some areas may have religious or historical significance; and have fun!
Some prohibitions for visiting the Taman Fatahillah are: do not litter or damage any property or monument; do not feed or touch any animals; do not smoke or drink alcohol in public places; do not take photos or videos without permission; do not disturb or harass any locals or other visitors; and do not break any laws or regulations.