Sweets and snacks are sold everywhere in Glodok. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Sweets and snacks are sold everywhere in Glodok - Jakarta. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

A three-wheeled bajaj is one of those unique things that you can capture on camera while strolling the narrow alleys in Glodok. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

A three-wheeled bajaj is one of those unique things that you can capture on camera while strolling the narrow alleys in Glodok. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Care to shop for sea cucumbers from Belitung island? Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Care to shop for sea cucumbers from Belitung island? Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Directly in front of the Toa Se Bio Temple, the famous Nasi Ulam Misdjaya opens its stall at 5 p.m. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Directly in front of the Toa Se Bio Temple, the famous Nasi Ulam Misdjaya opens its stall at 5 p. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Chinese medicine is one of the most popular products in Glodok. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Chinese medicine is one of the most popular products in Glodok. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Kopi Es Tak Kie is the Gloria alley’s most-famed eatery, with its classic wooden chairs dating back to 1927. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Kopi Es Tak Kie is the Gloria alley’s most-famed eatery, with its classic wooden chairs dating back to Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

There are five temples in Chinatown worth visiting while you're in the area. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

There are five temples in Chinatown worth visiting while you're in the area. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Make sure to take in the dazzling decorations in the Chinese wedding supplies stores while you're in Glodok. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Make sure to take in the dazzling decorations in the Chinese wedding supplies stores while you're in Glodok. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Glodok is a good place to simply explore and observe the everyday activities going on - like how a kuo tieh dumpling is assembled by at least three people. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Glodok is a good place to simply explore and observe the everyday activities going on - like how a kuo tieh dumpling is assembled by at least three people. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Expect to find mammoth red candles and white smoke from burning joss sticks and papers in Jin De Yuan or Wihara Dharma Bakti in Glodok. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Expect to find mammoth red candles and white smoke from burning joss sticks and papers in Jin De Yuan or Wihara Dharma Bakti in Glodok. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Built in 1650, Jin De Yuan or Wihara Dharma Bakti is quite spacious and filled with worshippers. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

Built in Jin De Yuan or Wihara Dharma Bakti is quite spacious and filled with worshippers. Photo by Keshie Hernitaningtyas.

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