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  • 1. Old Batavia - Kota

    The old kota Batavia is not as busy as in the 17th century any more. There are less business activities. There are only hawkers selling local food on their moving vehicles. The old bridge is across...

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  • 2. Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

    Bali is no doubt one of our dreamland. In 2009, we visited Bali in TMII, touched the buldings and the crafts, looked at the architecture by close, and of course had some photos. Our friends thought...

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  • 3. National Monument - Monas

    We visited MONAS one evening in DEC 2009. This is a must visit place I suggest while you travel to Jakarta. It is a big park with hugh car park and a hawker centre attached to it. There are hawkers...

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  • 4. Taman Impian Jaya Ancol

    Lots of things go on down at Ancol. We used to come here to check out the art and craft souvenir shops and to find something to eat. It was a pretty long bus trip when we could not con someone into...

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  • 5. Thousand Islands

    Pulau Macan in the Thousand Island chain is a gem. The scene is totally mellow geared towards conscious fun. Snorkeling trips on living reefs, paddle out to their deserted island, get a traditional...

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  • 6. Central Jakarta

    The selamat Datang within Central Jakarta is well known- but if you look for an good photo motif is recommended see it from Hyatt side- and here together with second greeting Monument - symbol of...

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  • 7. Sunda Kelapa

    Sunda Kelapa is Jakarta’s old port located along the Ciliwung River. This port was built in the early 1600s when the Portuguese established a trading post with the reigning Hindu Pajajaran Kingdom. If...

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  • 8. Istiqlal Mosque

    Masjid Istiqlal is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. This mosque was built to commemorate Indonesian Independence, as nation’s gratitude for God’s blessings. Hence, it was named as Istiqlal...

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  • 9. Taman Safari

    Being from South Africa why would I wanted to go on Safari here. Anyway I decided to see what Taman Safari was really about and I have to say I really enjoyed myself. You can buy carrots before you...

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  • 10. Sea World Ancol

    Sea World is one of the attraction in ANCOL theme park situated in Teluk Jakarta. During our visit in Dec 2009, we visited the cultural hand craft site, children park, 4D show and the Sea World. There...

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  • 11. Wayang Museum

    Wayang Goleks are wooden doll puppets that are used in imitating humans for their expressiveness. The puppets are operated by rods connected to the hands and central rod all over the body to the head....

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  • 12. Thamrin Street

    At Thamrin Street roundup Salamat Datang the Bunderan HI is now (2012) some new to see: The "HI" is now the "Hotel Indonesia Kempinski" - see the Photo: Of course: 5 Stars and all around with...

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  • 13. Ragunan Zoo

    Pusat Primata Schmutzer is designed as an example for the world how to keep primates. A lady , miss Schmutzer , was facinated what John Aspinall did for the big apes and the way he interacted...

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  • 14. West Jakarta

    Here is the oud-Batavia (Old Jakatra City). This street was main bussines and activity in colonial era. a plenty of buildings relic is stands here. Along the Kali Besar river. You must see Kali Besar...

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  • 15. Bogor

    If you want to go on a safari but can't or don't have time to go to Africa, you can still do it right here in Jakarta. Located in the Puncak Highlands near Bogor about 75 km south east of Jakarta,...

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  • 16. Museum Fatahillah

    Museum Fatahillah is the center of the Old Batavia, a former municipal building which is now a museum that stores historical collections particularly those closely related to the long journey of...

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  • 17. South Jakarta

    This classy neighborhood in South Jakarta is home to many Jakarta's wealthiest and is also heavily populated by expats. In recent years, Kemang has seen a staggering growth of restaurants, cafes,...

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  • 18. National Museum

    The National Museum or the "Museum Gajah" is a good point to get an short or longer overview about old and recent history in Indonesia. Very central place near Monas, and good to reach with...

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  • 19. Surabaya Street Flea Market

    I'll throw my western view over this street.... Hmm this is called antiques street by some other vt'ers or flea market. I would call it craftsstreet. The antiques in this street are made in the...

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  • 20. Anak Krakatau Volcano

    Indonesia has over 130 active volcanoes, more than any other country on earth. Majority of these volcanoes lie along the topographic crest of the arc's two largest islands - Java and Sumatra. The...

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  • 21. Museums

    at one corner while you visit the Museum Bank Indonesia, there is a game for you to know about Indonesian money. The game start with you holding your hand to catch the money image projected on the...

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  • 22. Senayan Area

    By chance we followed an invitation to a evening lunch- and the taxi brought us to the Pacific tower in Jakartas business area- a quite new mall area in the Business District- (see the Mailadress!...

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  • 23. Taman Ria Senayan

    Compared to the Fantasy Land in Ancol, Taman Ria Senayan is a much smaller amusement park. The park is designed to offer a quick escape in the center of the town, therefore only a few rides are...

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  • 24. Dunia Fantasi

    Dream World (Dunia Fantasi) is an amusement park where attractions include a roller coaster, flume rides, tour simulators, bumper cars, carousel, and other fairground amusements. Open Mo to Fri, from...

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  • 25. History Museum

    These are the remnants of the Dutch colonial capitol. The museum won't overwhelm you but some of the history is interesting and if you like teak furniture (as I do), its fun to look around and think...

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