Jakarta Tourist Places to Visit in Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia

Jakarta Tourist Places to Visit in Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia

Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia and also the largest city, situated on Java Island. Jakarta is divided into West, East, South, North and Central Jakarta and home for government, financial, industrial, educational and health care centre and there are several manufacturing industries situated in the city like electronics, automotive, chemicals, and mechanical. Jakarta is bounded by Tangerang, Bekasi, Babelan, Depok, Bogor, Serang, Ranhkasbitung and Setu. Zip code of Jakarta is 11330 and coordinates are 6.1333° S, 106.7500° E.


History of Jakarta:

Sundanses Kingdom of Pajajaram was the first kingdom established in 12th century and the Portuguese were the first to arrive to Jakarta and but could not established them self in the region. In the year 1527, the region of Jakarta was captured by Price Fatahillah from Cirebon. Dutch established in the city and destroyed all the ports and other monuments in the city and constructed the planned city. In the year 1740, French occupied the Jakarta and due the understanding Dutch and French lived in harmony but in the year 1811 British defeated Dutch and French army and captured the city but after the Congress of Vienna, Indonesia was regained by the Dutch and flourished during 18th century.


Tourism in Jakarta:

Jakarta is attracted by the local tourists from various parts of Indonesia and there are various places like museum, landscapes, beaches, golf court, zoo, monuments, mountains and temples in the city and one of the busiest cities in Indonesia. Various adventures sports activities are conducted in the city.


Culture and Food in Jakarta:

Populace of Jakarta follow Betawi culture and this culture was followed since 18th century and Chinese started settlement in Jakarta later. Jakarta has various range of cuisine but the restaurants in Jakarta are very expensive and international cuisines are also available in Jakarta.


Places to visit in Jakarta:

  • Ancol Dream Park
  • Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
  • Gedung Kesenian Jakarta
  • Museum Nasional
  • Pasar Baru
  • Pekan Raya Jakarta
  • Presidential Palace
  • Textile Museum
  • Gedung Proklamasi
  • Museum Wayang
  • Ragunan Zoo
  • Istiqlal Mosque

 Best time to visit Jakarta:

Jakarta weather is relevantly pleasant throughout the year and best time to visit Jakarta is between the months of October to March.


How to Reach Jakarta?

By Air:

Jakarta is served by Soekarno Hatta International Airport, located at the distance of 33 Kms from centre of the city and one of the major airports in Indonesia and this airport connects to cities like Beijing, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Manila, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur and Australia and major other cities.


By Sea:

Jakarta is served by Jakarta port located at the distance of 18 Kms from centre of the city. Jakarta is one of the major sea ports and it is the trade route to different parts of the world. Jakarta port receives boats and ships from different countries.


By Road:

To visit the city there are various road transports facilities available to tourists and train facility is also available from various parts of Jakarta. Buses, car, taxis, rental car, motorcycle and ojek are available to visit the city.


Hotels in Jakarta:

Jakarta is the Indonesia’s cultural and political centre and plenty of hotels available in this province and hotels in this province are for all the class of populaces. Hotels in Jakarta may cost from 20 $ to 400 $ and above per night and offers all the facilities to tourists. Some of the major hotels in Jakarta are listed below:

  • The Ritz-Carlton
  • Hotel Borobudur Jakarta
  • Aston Marina
  • Hotel Ciputra
  • Hotel Aryaduta Semanggi
  • Novotel Jakarta Mangga Dua Square
  • JW Marriott Hotel
  • Merlynn Park Hotel
  • Hotel Gran Mahakam
  • Fraser Residence Sudirman
  • The Media Hotel and Towers
  • Sari Pan Pacific

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