SUNDA KELAPA PORT North Jakarta

Sunda Kelapa, better known as Pasar Ikan (meaning fish market) is located at the mouth of the Ciliwung River. It was formerly the harbor town of Sunda Kelapa where the Portuguese traded with the Hindu Kingdom of Pajajaran in the early 16th century. Since than this port has belonged to the Portuguese and Dutch.

Nowadays Sunda Kelapa port it is only a minor port, accomodating dozens of "phinisi", the traditional two masted wooden sailing ship servicing the islands.

PHINISI, the traditional two masted wooden sailing ship servicing the islands.

Today, the port only serve tradional ships. And these large traditional wooden cargo ships are called pinisi. That were first built by the Buginese of Sulawesi around 1600. The Buginese still build and sail these antiquated ships today.

Ship workers doing maintenance work

boat ride around the fishermen's village

harbour master tower

#phinisi #pelabuhansundakelapa all photos taken by 📷 (c) rieke ⚬October 2016 ⚬ https://www.instagram.com/rieke_dr/ 📽 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTe6H8c9JRSa7N5xujp6og 🎬 https://steller.co/rieke_dr/

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