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Jakarta Sights & Attractions

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Although the name means New Market, it doesn't mean the place is new at all. Dating back to the Dutch colonial era, it has been one of the main hub for commodities trading.

And nowadays, it has been nothing short of a mixture of stores packed up in a very limited space. You can bet to find unbranded items with good quality and good price here.

Things to See in Jakarta

Monument/Building Jakarta Hidden Tours
See parts of the real Jakarta (i.e. slums). Ronny and Anneke will lead you around some local slums where you will have a chance to meet local people and witness how they live. The proceeds of your tour will go to the local people and Ronny's Interkultur fo... more
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Park Ancol Dream Park (Taman Impian Jaya Ancol)
consists of Dunia Fantasi (Fantasy world), Seaworld (for the largest aquarium in South East Asia), Gelanggang Samudra (Ocean Park), resorts, hotel, beach, marina, and great restaurants. It's one of the biggest park in Asia. Entrance ticket, weekdays-Rp 133,0... more
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Monument/Building Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Just Like Its name which mean Beautiful Indonesia in Little Park we can see the whole Indonesian Culture from here. It offers an exciting tour of 30 provinces of Indonesia with samplings of the country's more than 250 cultures. Highlight features are the Mus... more
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Monument/Building Gedung Kesenian Jakarta (Jakarta Arts Theater)
This neo-renaissance structure was meticulously restored, and now one of the proud landmarks among the many Jakarta buildings which have been conserved. Some of the city best performance by both local and visiting artists are often held here.
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Museum Museum Nasional
The museum houses vast collections of prehistoric, ethnographic and archaeological artifacts, including one of the world's largest collections of Southeast Asian ceramics and Hindu Javanese art. The museum was opened in 1868. Entrance ticket is Rp 750.
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Monument/Building Monas (National Monument)
Jakarta's best known landmark, the 137 m monument is located in the center of Merdeka (Freedom) square. From the observation deck, you can view the city. At the basement there are dioramas that portray the dramatic story of Indonesia history. Entrance ticket... more
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Monument/Building Presidential Palace
Located north of the National Monument, the official residence and office of the Indonesian president is open to the public on weekends for free, preferbly make reservation first and use formal clothes, no sandals.
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Museum Textile Museum
The museum houses a large collections of textiles related to the religious and social practices of the major islands of the archipelago, including batik, ikat and kain ulos.
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Monument/Building Gedung Proklamasi(Proclamation Building)
The historical site of Indonesian independence, where on August 17th, 1945 Soekarno-Hatta (Indonesian first president and vice-president) declared the nation's independence.
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Monument/Building Lubang Buaya
Another historical site, despite a darker one in Indonesian history. It marks the site where a failed coup d' etat by Partai Komunis Indonesia (Indonesian Communist Party) met its end, alongside the bodies of several high-ranking generals who were allegedly ... more
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