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  • Now you see it, my blue flowers hat
    Now you see it, my blue flowers hat
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  • Now you still see it, I am posting on a pond
    Now you still see it, I am posting on a...
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  • oh, oh, strong wind blow, it was on the pond
    oh, oh, strong wind blow, it was on the...
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Special Capital Region of Jakarta Favorites

  • Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

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    During sunny day under the bright and hot sun, wearing a hat and apply sunblock cream is needed. While we are happy posting for a good picture, strong wind might blow at that time. The hat is on the little girl, suddenly, it was on the water, we can not get it back. We always need to pay attention, as we travellers, we go to new places, do new...

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  • Thamrin Street

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    Exploring the three main roads in the downtown to see Jakarta in modern side. Their names are; Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, Jalan Mohammad Husni Thamrin and Jalan Gatot Subroto. Many new skycrapers as trade-mark of the city are situated there. Gedung (gedung means building) Danamon at Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, Deutsche Bank at Jalan Diponegoro (close to...

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  • National Monument (Monas)

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    The national monument, built in the middle of the new Jakarta city, deserves a visit for at least 2 reasons, the great view you can have from the top and because I guess the area around the monument is the only one in Jakarta!

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  • Jakartans

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    shopping...at Block M batek crafts and others well..i went there to attend a close friends' wedding ceremony which was very much done in traditional ways of royal jawa style....(raden). It is very interesting and full of rituals and custom and so colourful. other than that we went to so many shopping malls and some sightseeing.

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  • Museums

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    My friend and I learned a lot about the rich value of Indonesian culture through the various displays of wayang (puppets) with the guidance of Daniel, the owner of the Musuem Wayang. These shadow puppets were used by Daniel when he performed a show in South Africa through an invitation of the United Nations. I remember the time when he shared this...

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  • Taman Impian Jaya Ancol

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    Hi mate, Welcome to Jakarta and believe me you will get a lot of fun.If you're looking for a cheap good hotel,you can book hotel Bintang Griya wisata > the room rates include continental breakfast will be arround USD 32.00/room/night; do you need a private car/van at dispossal with an experience schauffer? you can have it with only USD 60.00/Day...

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  • Istiqlal Mosque

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    The main Mosque and the not far catholic church seen from the top of the national monument.The view from the top of the monument was not that great if i think to the long que to enter, I guess going there after sunset, when Jakarta turn on its lights is much better.

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  • Old Jakarta

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    Exploring Menteng, Kota and Pasar Baru to feel the old Jakarta. Many old buildings are located on these districts. Nassaukerk, Kunstkringgebouw, Bouwploeg and Vrijmetselaarsloge in Menteng. Then Museum Fatahillah (Faletehan), Museum Wayang and Gedung Arsip Nasional (de Klerk Huis) in Kota plus Gedung Kesenian Jakarta at Pasar Baru, etc.

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  • Bogor/Puncak

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    Bogors hub houses the huge botanical gardens, world famous as KEBUN RAYA. It is still a major centre for botanical research. A visit is a must to enjoy the more than 15.000 species of trees and plants, includes the magnificent palms and ... oldest waringin (Banyan tree). Did you know there is also a cemetry near the palace with Dutch headstones....

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  • Masjid Cut Mutia

    Masjid Cut Muthia is one of an old building which established since the Dutch colony, it was specific influenced by the Dutch Architecture So many Building and private houses with the Dutch architecture were the remnant of the Dutch administration was established since 16 Century when VOC play an important role throughout the Asia until now still...

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  • Marsudirini Church

    The old Church was established since the Dutch colony, the building was very specific in Architecture, it was the Dutch architecture in style. located at Jatinegara region, belong to Eastern Jakarta So many Building and private houses with the Dutch architecture were the remnant of the Dutch administration was established since 16 Century when VOC...

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  • Army Housing

    If you have a chance visiting Jatinegara, a village which located in Eastern Jakarta, You would find so many houses with the Dutch Architecture, this is a military houses which now use for a high level army commander When the Dutch colonized Indonesia in 16 Century, The Dutch administration also settled a housing complex for their staff, now the...

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  • KOINONIA Church

    The old Church was established since the Dutch colony, the building was very specific in Architecture, it was the Dutch architecture in style. located at Jatinegara region, belong to Eastern Jakarta. So many Building and private houses with the Dutch architecture were the remnant of the Dutch administration since 16 Century when VOC play an...

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  • some general tips for jakarta

    jakarta what to eat?there are a lot of foods in indonesia, esp jakarta you can basically get anything you want in here, if you wanna taste traditional food from west sumatra is very common in here, in jakarta there are maybe hundreds restaurants who sell these foods everywhere, and the food is wonderfull if you don't want kidney, brain, lungs etc...

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  • Rivers and water catchment areas

    There are lots of rivers and water catchment areas (e.g. ponds, swamps) at the north of Jakarta near to the airport (this area is near to the sea and coastline). In fact when you are travelling from the airport to Jakarta city, you will see a lot of water areas and some locals have in-fact use these water to keep fishes, farming etc.These rivers...

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  • HOW TO GET JALAN JAKSA By MAP

    JALAN JAKSA is a welknown tourist SPOT at Jakarta, one can get the place easyly from Jl.Thamrin-SARINAH DEPARTMENT STORE, or in day time one can go from Gambir Train station to Jl.Jaksa by walking which will take about 30 minutes, just see the map: JL. JAKSA and GAMBIR railway station is highlight by RED LETTERS.Actually one can get TAXI from...

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  • The Monas National Monument

    The Monas is perhaps the most famous landmark in Jakarta located in the city centre along the busy Jalan Thamrin area. This place is a must see if you are in Jakarta.

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  • Observe how the old blends in with the...

    Observe how the old blends in with the new. Jakarta is a city where the new, modern and rich lies side by side with the old, traditional and poor. There are still lots of poverty and overcrowding in the city, and many people are still living in very poor conditions (see picture).

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  • Beautiful handicrafts & architecture

    Experience the beautiful handicrafts and architecture of traditional buildings. The wooden handicrafts & architecture, paintings, stone statues, antiques and colourful batik cloth are all very beautiful.

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  • The Rich & The Poor.

    In this overcrowded city, you often see high-rise buildings & houses side by side, coexisting like many of the rich & the poor within the same area. However, the 1997 economic crisis has rendered this harmony a sham which in turn shattered the illusion that has served the country for decades.

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  • Rapid Developments.

    Watching the development of Jakarta from slum into a modern city with interesting skyscrapers... speechless!

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  • MONAS.

    Drive by the MONAS (NATIONAL MONUMENT) (pictured above): This 132 m high obelisk towering over the Merdeka Square is Jakarta's principal landmark. The monument is made from Italian marble, topped by a glittering flame (gilded with 35 kg of gold leaf) of the nation's independence & strength. It is also a symbol of Indonesia's freedom from colonial...

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