Special Capital Region of Jakarta Things to Do

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Special Capital Region of Jakarta Things to Do

  • Old Batavia - Kota

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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 the canal.

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  • Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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 we have been to Bali island. Later, we made it twice, in 2011 and 2013, travelled to Bali, more are coming as we love Bali.

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  • National Monument - Monas

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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 selling Indonesian food, you can buy your souvenirs at this centre too.. People in the park are mostly local residents and they are in family. They...

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  • Taman Impian Jaya Ancol

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    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 driving us down. A few time we caught sight of a traditional Kuda Lumping troupe. This is a Javanese dance where the performers depict horsemen....

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  • Thousand Islands

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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 javanese massage, chill on the sundeck, or dive off the dock. There is plenty to do in this fabulous place run by a great guy eco focused with a solar...

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  • Central Jakarta

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    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 the seas maybe...see the Photo!

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  • Sunda Kelapa

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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 you’re not interested in seeing an old bridge, old buildings and a dirty river.. this is not a place for you. This place will only be appreciated by...

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  • Istiqlal Mosque

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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 (Arabic) meaning Independence. The mosque is located near the Merdeka Square. We didn't have the chance though to get a look inside. We arrived in the...

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  • Taman Safari

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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 enter and feed the animals as you drive through the park. There are many animals to see and also the animals are so use to getting fed that when you...

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  • Sea World Ancol

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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 are sealion, dolphines and white whale performance. The visitors queue up for their turns to watch the show and all seats are full during the show.

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  • Wayang Museum

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    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. Wayang Golek Purwa- The most popular among wayang goleks. The puppets describe Batara Satrugna , Rama Wijaya, Goddess of Shinta and Lesmana after a...

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  • Ragunan Zoo

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    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 with these animals. Her motto is 'they never let you down'. With her legacy this primate center was build. The largest in the world. All of the...

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  • Thamrin Street

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    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 shure- (the Hotel Website with some interest views to the fountain of Selamat Datang is easy to find). And at the VT-Photos here is nice to see the old...

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  • West Jakarta

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    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 street, its very fascinating and bring you to the past time.

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  • Bogor

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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, Taman Safari Indonesia is home to numerous species of Safari animals. This is a drive-through Safari so you can ride your own car while getting up close...

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  • Museum Fatahillah

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    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 Jakarta. The precious collections consists of wide ranging objects categorized based on time and culture, such as collections of pre-historic times, Hindu...

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  • South Jakarta

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    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, boutiques, furnishing, and antique shops that more than add to the burden of its narrow streets. The results? Constant traffic jams throughout the day and...

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  • National Museum

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    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 Transjakarta Bus. A friend recommended it to see the museum and so we were on sunday morning so two hours there- but had finished it by the high noon...

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  • Surabaya Street Flea Market

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    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 workplaces behind the shops. :-) The vendours are really really pushy. It is tiresome , ... And the prices are extravagant. If you are white , they'll...

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  • Anak Krakatau Volcano

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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 islands are separated by the Sunda Straits. Krakatau island is located around 2 hrs boat trip from Charita jetty (Charita is located around 3 hrs drive...

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  • Museums

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    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 wall, when you succeed to caught it, the description will appear.

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  • Senayan Area

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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! It's much to find - see there). We arrived a little early not much people - but after 18.30 o`clock (after end of businesstime) the restaurants...

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  • Taman Ria Senayan

    Jakarta Things to Do

    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 offered here. In the evenings, Taman Ria is a nice place to hang out and enjoy live outdoor music. There are a nice selection of restaurants here, a big...

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  • Dunia Fantasi

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    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 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sat - Sun from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Entrance fee Mon-Fri: Rp. 70,000, Sat - Sun: Rp.85,000. The fee is occasionally discounted when...

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  • History Museum

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    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 about what would look great in your home. The building, which was the old city hall, was constructed in 1707 and is probably the best part of a visit...

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  • Fair

    Jakarta Things to Do

    Jakarta Fair (Pekan Raya Jakarta) is the annual exhibition event which is held by the Jakarta province authority on every 20th of June up to 20th of July every year. Long time ago it's held in Monas area central Jakarta but since in the past few year it's moved to Kemayoran area in north Jakarta. In the exhibition, they show variety of things from...

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  • visit GORILLA in Schmutzer Primates...

    If one visit Ragunan Zoo, head on to Schmutzer Primates Center, dont miss to see GORILLAs. The western lowland gorilla is one of the largest non human ape in the world. An adult male Gorilla can wigh up to more than 200 kilograms. They found only in Africa, living in groups in low and highland forest. Gorilla's diet consist mainly of fruits and...

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  • Enjoying Jakarta

    Hi,If you like history, Old City of Jakarta might interest you. As well as National Museum. Moreover, right now the museum held an exhibition of Indonesian traditional music instruments.You can go to Taman Mini Indonesia Indah if you want to see Indonesian diversity cultures. And in there you can also enjoying water theme park.Another theme park is...

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  • day tour to Pulau Seribu

    For you all day Saturday, you can join tour to Pulau Seribu. Pulau means Island, Seribu means Thousands. As your expectation, you can do swimming there.please check this website for more information http://www.pulauseribu-wisata.com/main.php?wisata=bidadari

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  • Muara Karang Fish Market

    If you done visiting downtown. You can go to Muara Karang Fish market located in North Jakarta. You better go in the afternoon or diner time when fresh fish just unloading from the boat. It is interesting busy main fish market in town. You better use short and sandals since it is wet and often flooding surface, it is not the most clean and hygienic...

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  • National Museum

    Also known as Elephant Museum ~~Museum Gajah~~ this museum kept the collection of statues, ceramics, clothing, miniature of traditional houses, traditional weapons, musical instrument from all over of the islands of Indonesia. A new building adjacent to the old museum just establish. The new building offered new experience to the collection of gold...

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  • Atlantis Adventure - Ancol

    The pool complex has renovated and now the theme is Atlantis Adventure. There are shallow pool for children, a stream-pool, a lazy pool for adult, a wave-pool where the scheduled-wave-once-per-hour and some regular ones.

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  • National Monuments

    The national monuments is one of Jakarta's landmark. You could take an elevator in the monument to have a bird-eye view of Jakarta. The elevator could take 11 people, but there is one man operate it, sit in an office-chair that made a quite big different on the capacity. Please be aware that on weekend or public holiday, the queque is long. On the...

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  • Jembatan Kota Intan

    On the way to the Maritime Museum or to Jalan Pasar Ikan, we will usually pass this bridge. This is an old bridge from the old time while Jakarta was Batavia.

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  • Kebon Jahe Kober Open Museum

    This open-air museum was a cemetery. Many years ago, the government ask the inheritance of the death to move their relatives remains, keep the tombstone and publish this place as a museum. But then, not of all remains was able to be removed, some are still lies there.The cemetery particularly was for the Dutch. No wonder, there are lots of angel...

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  • Menara Syahbandar

    A walking distance from Maritime Museum is the Menara Syahbandar. This is a five-storey tower, was built at about the same time with the Maritime Museum. From the windows of the tower, the harbour-master could see the harbour and make necessary arrangement for enter-exit of the ships. Now, the tower is a part of the maritime museum. On its wall...

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  • Sunda Kelapa Old Harbour

    Sunda Kelapa is an old harbour in south Jakarta, it is not using commercially anymore. But it is worth to go there and enjoy the hot sea air, while seeing how the capital city was long time ago.If you want to cross to the thousand island (pulau seribu), some boat service also available here.

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  • Maritime Museum

    The museum was a three-storey warehouse used to store spices. Long long time ago, the spices was exported from Batavia to another countries, mostly to Netherlands. It was build half-half bricks and woods. The woods were those big-strong ones and still good many years ago after it built, till now. I do amazed to see the size of the woods. The nature...

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  • Wellness Reflexology

    Massage, spa, reflexology etc are part of the lifestyle of the people living at Jakarta and you will see lots of massage parlours, spa, reflexology centres all over Jakarta.The Wellness Reflexology is a chain of reflexology and massage centres at Jakarta which offer very good service in a very good environment. There is a branch located along Jalan...

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  • PRIMATES Education Center

    Primates Education Center is located inside SCHMUTZER Primates Center. In this education center, the visitor teach to understand the life style of Primates, the Habitat and their social life, the distribution around the World. Probably it is a Big Primates Center in the World and worth to visit

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  • Mrs.PUCK SCHMUTZER MEMORIAL PARK

    The Phylosophy of Schmutzer Primates Center:We endeavor to provide the best possible care for the primates and the other animals in our center. We want to teach people concern and respect to primates by showing them in as much as possible natural surroundings. Those animals that can , will goback to the wild, not remain here as permanent zoo...

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  • SCHMUTZER: A Primate Center

    to memorize an animal lover 'PUCK SCHMUTZER' then it was the name of the PRIMATES CENTER, but the one who have a big work of this center is ULRIKE FREIFRAU von MENGDEN, not only a big work but also as a people who have a noble idea in establishing, probably, a big Primates Center in the world. This is a sanctuary of Primates speciesand is a worth...

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  • GIRAFFE at RAGUNAN ZOO

    A Giraffe in Ragunan ZOO is only one where it was one confinement with ZEBRA horse, when I was visit this location, the animals keeper still feed the giraffe with the flower of a bougenville, it was mentioned that the giraffe like it very much

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  • Elephants from Sumatra

    One of Ragunan Zoo collection of wild animals is a Sumatra Elephants. The Elephants is now at the brink of extinction by the development impact, where the tropical rain forest as the elephant's habitat now gradually and wildly changed to be a Palm Plantation. If you go to TMR, an abreviation of Taman Margasatwa Ragunan or Ragunan Zoo and Botanical...

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  • Introducing KIHI

    Another interesting atractant at SCHMUTZER Primates Center is one lonely Gorilla roaming the enclosure alone and was indicated by the Primates Center as KIHI which never roaming together with three other Gorillas.KIHI was not as strong as KUMBO, although was born in the same year in May 8, 1995. The Parents of KIHI are KIJO and DIHI and as...

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