Jakarta tourism and attractions

Jakarta Tourism and attractions-5 places that you must visit in Jakarta

When the first time you visit Indonesia you will land at Soekarno Hatta International Airport ,Jakarta.

Jakarta is the national capital and largest city in Indonesia.

And the population of Jakarta is about 10 million.

Before you start your journey to travel to Indonesia you can spend maybe 3 days in Jakarta.

So you can go to Jakarta tourism and attractions and feels the atmosphere in Jakarta

5 Area in Jakarta

Transportation in Jakarta

How about Transportation in Jakarta? you don’t need to worry.

Because there are many options that you choose from and here is the list :

  • TransJakarta or Busway
  • Train ( electric railway )
  • Taxi
  • Public bus
  • Online transportation ( Gojek, GoCar,Grabcar, Grabike)

5 tourist destinations that you must visit in Jakarta

1.Jakarta tourism and attractions – Kota tua ( Old Batavia )

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Kota Tua is a small area that holds high historical value but also hits tourist spots, on the weekend many people come and spend their time with family

When you visit Kota Tua there are many things that you can explore and see in this place, such :

  • Museum
  • Stasiun Jakarta Kota ( Jakarta Old Station )
  • Pelabuhan Sunda Kelapa ( Sunda Kelapa Seaport )
  • Toko Merah ( Red Shop )
  • Kali Besar
  • Jembatan Kota Intan

The Address of Kota Tua

Jl. Taman Fatahillah No.1, Pinangsia, Taman Sari,West Jakarta,

Opening hour

opening hour is 24 hour.But some of the tourism object have their respective operational times.

So you can choose the best time to visit

Ticket Price

How about the ticket??the price is various between Rp 2000-10.000 depend on the tourism objects.So it’s cheap right?

2. Jakarta tourism and attractions – Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

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TMII is the miniature of Indonesia, This park with an area of ​​up to 150 hectares will show you the diversity of Indonesia.

And a lot of unique cultures in every province of Indonesia that you can find there, such as traditional clothes, regional dances, and houses of worship. And you can take a picture in that area with traditional clothes.

There are also theater performances such as Teater Tanah Airku which is the first theater in Indonesia that have equipped with stage art technology.

Teater Tanah Airku is a blend of Indonesian and international aesthetics

Taman Mini Indonesia Indah is located in Cipayung, East Jakarta.

3.Jakarta tourism and attractions – MONAS 

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Monas is The National Monument Pillar

This monument is built on an area of ​​80 hectares.

Is a monumental building that was built to commemorate the struggle and the heroes of independence.

Monas Height

Monas or Tugu Monas is 132 meters (433 feet) tall.

And this monument is crowned with frightening flames of gold sheets that symbolize the fiery spirit of struggle.

The National Monument is located right in the middle of Medan Merdeka Square

4.Jakarta tourism and attractions – Setu Babakan ( Babakan Lake )

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Situ Babakan is located in Srengseng Sawah,South Jakarta.
An area that is devoted to the preservation of Jakarta’s Cultural heritage,the Betawi’s original culture.
Situ Babakan is an artificial lake with an area of ​​30 hectares (79 acres) with a depth of 1-5 meters where the water comes from the Ciliwung River and is currently used as an alternative tourist spot, for residents and visitors.

5. Jakarta tourism and attractions – Pulau Seribu 

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The Thousand Island

The Thousand Islands is one of the administrative areas located in the north of Jakarta. But separate from Jakarta.
And although the number of islands is actually less than a thousand, this region has a series of beautiful islands with their own charm.

1. Tidung Island :

This island is one of my favorite islands and is most visited by tourists, either from the Jakarta area or tourists from other cities and even foreigners who visit Jakarta.

so when the holiday season comes there are many tourists spend and enjoy their time and have fun with their family or friends

This islands have two different parts of the island, namely Tidung Besar and Tidung Kecil connected by a bridge called The Bridge of Love.

2.Pari Island  :

Pari Island is also often recommended in the thousand islands package tour. So you should take the tour. And you will not regret.

On this island, you can see the seaweed cultivation process. And also you can plant mangrove trees.

You can do various water activities, such as snorkeling, diving or even taking a leisurely walk in the soft white sand. And it’s so fun.

There are many cottages or hostels that you can stay in while you spend your time on Pari Island. And not so expensive.

You can rent a bike to explore the area and just want to see around. So you can really enjoy your holiday.

There are three beaches that you can explore and enjoy water activities such as a banana boat. And it’s so fun.

3.Semak Daun Island :

If you are an underwater life lover and you like silence. So this island is the solution.
Semak Daun Island is an uninhabited island.
which is perfect for those who want to relax more comfortably without distraction and noise pollution. And you will feel really alone.

While on this island you can make a tent and then spend the night in that place to enjoy the silence and sound of waves.