Jakarta Travel Guide

Indonesia’s largest and capital city is affect fusion of old and new where traditional ideas meet the modern world. Most of the places of this city are challenging as well as rewarding. One may go for its world-class shopping, beaches, markets and much more by taking flights o Jakarta.

Jakarta Sightseeing:
Situated inside Ancol Dreamland Fantasy Land is popular among visitors of all ages for taking a journey of Old Jakarta, America, Africa, Indonesia, Europe, Asia and the Palace of the Dolls. Miniature Park, this 400 acre or 160 hectare cultural park has pavilions in the shape of traditional houses from all 27 provinces. This entertainment complex exhibits the different cultures prevalent in Indonesia. The old port of Sunda Kelapa is home to the sailing ships with its history dating back to 12th century. Jakarta Beaches are also among most attractive places one may opt for after taking Jakarta flights.

Jakarta Shopping:
When take flights to Jakarta consider spending a day shopping at one of Jakarta’s fantastic shopping malls. There are choices galore for shoppers. From unique handicrafts to haute couture labels and the latest in technology, Jakarta has something for everyone. The best place to purchase electronics gadgets is in Glodok Plaza or the Chinatown. One of the well established Batik manufacturers in Indonesia is Batik Semar offering the best, most exquisite and one-of-a-kind Batiks around the country. You can pick up some fine jewelry, textiles, carvings, paintings, woven items, leather goods, handmade baskets and furniture at Sarinah and Pasaraya.

Jakarta Dinning:
Dinning out is an integral part of tourism. One may spend their leisure time trying out the many international restaurants. Many regional dishes are popular far from home including; delicious chicken from Kalasan in Central Java, grilled fish from Ujung Pandang and delicious Chinese seafood dishes. A wide selection of Asian, European and Indonesian buffets are available daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner at Bogor Café. The elegant Bruschetta Italian Restaurant is well known for its refined and innovative gourmet cuisine complemented by the finest selection of wines. Most popular restaurants are; Lyon, Cinnamon, Azure, Xin Hwa, MO Bar, and Mandarin Oriental Cake Shop.

Jakarta Nightlife:

Although Indonesia is a predominantly a Muslim country but Jakarta features upscale nightclubs and wine bars, where live entertainment accompanies immaculately put-together drinks. Kota is host to a motley assortment of nightclubs. One of the most popular nightlife areas with locals, tourists and expats is Plaza Indonesia EX annex. Comprising of a spa, disco and karaoke, Emporium is a good place to head with a group

 

 

Population: 8,792,000

Time Zone:
(UTC +7 hour)

Phone area code: +6221

Country:
Indonesia

Area: 285.8 sq mi

 
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