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There are more than thirty museums in Jakarta. And tens of art galleries. So we’ll list a few places you shouldn’t miss: Museum Gajah (National Museum)Located at the west side of Merdeka square; it offers historical, pre-historical, archeological an ethnographic aspect of Indonesia through its extensive collection of artifacts and relics which date as far back to the Han, Tan and Ming Dynasty.Ismail Marzuki ParkIs one of Indonesias foremost modern composers this art centre known popularly as TIM stages regular performances of traditional and contemporary art, including western ballet, Javanese dances, dramas and exhibitions of handicrafts and fine arts. The art centre publishes a monthly calendar of events which can be obtained at the TIM offices at Jalan Cikini Raya 73, Jakarta.Indonesia Miniatute ParkIs a cultural park which attempts to present the ethnic cultures and tradition in permanent exhibits of traditional architecture native to the 30 provinces. Performances of drama and dances of the various provinces are regularly staged in the pavilions.Monumen Nasional (National Monument)The National Monument or "MONAS" is 137 meter tall table marble obelisks-topped with flame coated with 35 kg of gold, and represent the people determination to achieve freedom. It is located in front of the president’s palace and opens to public. An elevator carries visitors to the top, offering a bird’s eye view across the city to the sea.Maritime MuseumTwo of the original ware houses from the first trading post of the Dutch East Indies Company in Java now house the Maritime Museum. Exhibits include large models of boats from various islands. The old harbormasters tower stands nearby. Open from 8.00 am - 2.00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. On Fridays closed.The Wayang MuseumThe Wayang Museum located on the western side of Taman Fatahillah in "The Old Town" areas has the finest displays of wayang puppets in Indonesia including puppets from all part of Indonesia and other part of Southeast Asia as well. The wooden and the Leather puppets displayed here represent the finest craftsmanship in this paricular form of traditional theatre. The museum also shows shortened performances of the Wayang Kulit leather puppets every Sunday morning.
Just set-up your budget, in Jakarta you can find many type of hotels with various and interesting prices, star hotel/ international chain hotel, boutique hotel and budget hotel also available.
Hotels like Sahid Hotel Jakarta, Le Meridian Hotel, Intercontinental Hotel, Sari Pan Pacific, Nikko Hotel Jakarta, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Alila Hotel, Sultan Hotel Jakarta (former Hilton hotel), Mandarin
Hotels like Sahid Hotel Jakarta, Le Meridian Hotel, Intercontinental Hotel, Sari Pan Pacific, Nikko Hotel Jakarta, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Alila Hotel, Sultan Hotel Jakarta (former Hilton hotel), Mandarin Oriental Jakarta located near the Trans Jakarta halt.
For those who wish to move around by Trans Jakarta, 10.00 am " 04.00 pm will be the best time of usage. At 07.00 am " 10.00 am and 04.00 pm " 07.00 pm Trans Jakarta turn to a crowded tarns, due to that period of time is the business hour (people go and back from work).
While on Saturday and Monday, Trans Jakarta will be hectic all day long.
Name any well-known Indonesia souvenir, most probably you can find it here since Jakarta is the melting pot of everything Indonesia. Here are some places to begin your search:
Jl. Iskandarsyah II/2, Pasaraya Big & Beautiful South Jakarta
Phone: (+6221) 7260170
Jl. Pasar Baru No. 16 A Central Jakarta
Phone: (+6221) 3843422
Jl. Tebet Timur Raya 55, South Jakarta
Phone: (+6221) 8294192
Jl. Ciputat Raya nO. 28 South Jakarta
Phone: (+6221) 7491713
Jl. Pasar Baru No. 18, Central Jakarta
Phone: (+6221) 563 1652
Jl. Raya Krekot Bunder No. 67 West Jakarta
Phone: (+6221) 3848187
Jl. Taman Meruya Ilir B1 A 12/2 Central Jakarta
Phone: (+6221) 5841784
Jl. Puri Kencana B1 K7/1P West Jakarta
Phone: (+6221) 5823574
Trans Jakarta is the favorite transportation among all since its launched a few years ago. Cheap and Clean. With only Rp3,500 youll get yourself an exploration all over Jakarta.
To access National Museum and National Monument (MONAS), stop at Monas Halt.
Other modes of transport to move around Jakarta are 24 hour taxi services, public bus, mini bus, BAJAI and train services.
Most flights all over the archipellago and aboard arrived in Soekarno-Hatta Airport
From Soekarno Hatta Airport, Jakarta take a ride by airport taxi or airport bus, and stop at Gambir Station, then you can continue travel using Trans Jakarta; - this mode of transport reaches almost all part of Jakarta
Bus services also available, arrived in Jakarta from Sumatra and Java. Jakarta installed with
Bus services also available, arrived in Jakarta from Sumatra and Java. Jakarta installed with 4 bus stations:
You can click the Find a Restaurant button to find out where. The real question is what. Worth trying:
If you have the time for leisure, try visiting:
Dunia Fantasi (Fantasy World) is the biggest amusement park in Jakarta. You can reach this interesting spot using Trans Jakarta as well; take the Ancol-Kampung Melayu corridor/route
Ancol, Jakarta BayCity famous for its marine recreation and give a distinctive traveling experiences. Ride a TransJakarta bus going to Ancol from Kampung Melayu.