Mangga Besar Food Tour
- Explore Mangga Besar, a prominent area in Jakarta influenced by Chinese culture, known as Cina Peranakan
- Enjoy a variety of tasty dishes in the neighborhood with the mix of signature of Indonesian spices, ingenious recipes and good cooking techniques
- Discover Indonesian culinary that has been influenced by Chinese culture until now that creates cultural integration, making a delicious dish that can be enjoyed by anyone
What to expect
Titillate your taste buds and explore the unique culinary heritage of Jakarta with this 2 hour food tour of Mangga Besar, a prominent area in the city known for its Indonesian-Chinese population known as Cina Peranakan. You'll meet up with your tour group at Jayakarta Hotel and Resort, then immediately head towards the hawker stalls. Traverse the engaged streets of Mangga Besar with your tour guide, who will tell you all about the long and fascinating history of this area of the city. Visit a variety of stalls and sample 5-6 different dishes that combine Indonesia's signature spices and traditional Chinese flavors to produce distinct tastes, including Semur Jengkol, known for its strong aroma, some local pastries, and a selection of Indo-Chinese street food. A refreshing bottle of water or iced tea will also be provided during the activity. The tour ends at the final stall you'll visit for the day, where you can choose to head back to your accommodation or continue to wander around on your own!