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To do in Jakarta - Indonesia

edited September 2012 in India and Asia
hi, im yudha from indonesia, i live in jakarta

There is much to do in Jakarta, Jakarta is a huge city with several district articles containing sightseeing, restaurant, nightlife and accommodation listings,
administratively divided into the following named districts:

Central Jakarta (Jakarta Pusat) - An aptly named district and the site of Jakarta's symbol, the National Monument. The old part of Jakarta (Batavia), The Presidential palace, office buildings, hotels, Mangga Dua shopping centre, Bundaran HI (Hotel Indonesia Traffic Circle) and the elite Menteng residential area are all found in Central Jakarta.

West Jakarta (Jakarta Barat) - Jakarta's Chinatown, this district includes museums, trading centres, nightlife entertainment centres, shopping centres and malls. This is also the site of Jakarta's old town.

South Jakarta (Jakarta Selatan) - Where you can find upscale shopping centres, malls, restaurants, hotels, nightlife the entertainment centre, Blok M, Senayan sports complex, and affluent residential areas.

East Jakarta (Jakarta Timur) - Location of Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Utan Kayu art community, Cibubur camping ground, industrial parks and Halim Perdanakusuma airport.

North Jakarta (Jakarta Utara) - Beautiful Thousand Islands, Ancol Bayfront City, and Kelapa Gading shopping centres.

You can also enjoy the atmosphere of the beach, sunrise, snorkel, swim or sunset on a private island with a visit to the Bira island (Thousand Islands - Kepulauan Seribu)

so many cheap hotels in jakarta - rates for 4-5 start hotels
1. Formula 1 Hotel - IDR 350.000 - 400.000 /night with breakfast
Address - cikini raya & taman menteng

2. Akmani Hotel 675.000 - 700.000
Jl. KH Wahid Hasyim No.91, sabang - Jakarta

3. Golden Boutique Hotel - Rp 460.000/night
Jl. Gunung Sahari no. 46 Jakarta

4. Batavia Hotel Rp 445.000/night
Jl. Kali Besar Barat 46

So, enjoy your trip, its a nice place to be.
If you have anymore questions like about hotels, travel or anything else in jakarta and bali,just mail me at ([email protected])


  • edited September 2012
    Thinking of travelling for vacation please don't look else where than Jakarta the Indonesian capital city. Jakarta is the earliest historic centre on Sunda kelapa port. In the 17century the English and the Dutch fought for power in the city, but in 1618 the locals backed by the British but the Dutch managed to flee off the British under the command of Janpieterzoon. In 1942 the Dutch colonial rule ended will the Japanese took power of Batavia and later named it Jakarta the capital city of Indonesian.
    Jakarta is a hot smoggy city which is known for macet chokes, travelling to this famous city can be so enjoyable and entertaining because of its pandoradox nature. Jakarta is populated with the Ambonese from Maluku, Bataks from Sumatra, Madurese and lastly the Timorese.
    International gateway to Indonesia is Jakarta, which is known for domestic travelling and its linked with train, boat connections and extensive buses.To travel to Jakarta it has four major bus terminals which are, lebak bulus, kalideres, kampung rambutan and pulo gadung. Tickets are usually bought from the agencies. Jakarta has four main train stations, the Gambir which is in the eastern side of Merdeka squire 15km to Jaska. The station handles trains to and from Bandung, Bogor and Surabaya. The station also receives trains from Kota. Kota is another station in the north and it is the oldest of the four train station. The pasar senen station is in the east and it has the economy class trains and lastly we have the tanah abang train station in the west. The train tickets to travel to any destination within Jakarta can be booked in the Gambir train station and all the information regarding travelling using train.
    There are several towns along the railway which are also good to visit if you are planning to travel to Jakarta and this towns are, Bandung it is well known for its hills, the Cirebon town which offers the best services, Solo and Yogyakarta towns which have also hotels where visitors can easily rest and sleep without any problem and they are affordable in terms of the prices.
    For the visitors Jakarta has banks which help in exchange rates and the presence of ATM's which aids in the circulation of money around the city, some of this famous banks present are, BII bank (bank international Indonesia), BCA bank ATM (bank central Asia), lippo bank and finally the Bni bank (bank negera Indonesia).This banks make easy for travellers to travel to and from Jakarta without stress and worries.
    For travellers who would want to visit Jakarta ,the security is good and most of the travellers or tourist are usually advised to go to disreputable areas which may make them to have problems pertaining their security.While the tourist are in Jakarta there are several well known hotels which charge reasonable prices and offer security to their clients and this hotels are, the Batavia hotel found in the north of kota and it is a three star hotel with all the amenities present including spacious rooms, Ibis Jakarta Arcadia which is well known of its style and service its also a three star hotel, hotel Grand Hyatt, hotel dharmawangsa, hotel twin plaza Jakarta, hotel grand sahid jaya among the many hotels present in Jakarta for those tourist or travellers who would travel to theIndonesian city Jakarta.
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