The National Monument and the Gereja Zion Church in Jakarta

The National Monument and the Gereja Zion Church in Jakarta

The National Monument located in the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta, is a true emblem of the country and was built in the memory of the heroes of the country who have lost their lives in military conflicts against the domination of the colonists. It occupies an impressive area of 80 ha and was inaugurated about four decades ago. One of the most visited tourist attractions in Jakarta is the Gereja Zion Church. Don’t worry, you can not miss it, because it is located near the Fatahilla... [ read more ]

Top 3 public parks in Jakarta

Top 3 public parks in Jakarta

Suggestively called "Beautiful Indonesia", the park is a small scale replica of Indonesia and invites the curious on a journey through time and space to familiarize with the history, nature and cultural heritage of the Indonesian people. During your itinerary tour in the capital of Indonesia you can not miss a visit at the Fatahillah Park, a large area paved with cobblestone. If you are looking for places where you can feel good in Jakarta, try a visit to the Jaya Ancol Amusement Park, lo... [ read more ]

3 things to know before visiting Jakarta

3 things to know before visiting Jakarta

Jakarta is a very favorable city in terms of climate. The temperature in the city is often constant throughout the year, the values ​​oscillating between 24 and 32 Celsius degrees. However, humidity is high, especially in winter when it can reach values ​​of 85%. Regardless of the month when you want to visit  Jakarta, it is recommended to visit North Jakarta, the Ancol Dreamland because there is a continuous party called the "Festival Beach" that lasts during the whole year. The... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Jakarta

Tourist guide to Jakarta

Jakarta is also known as Jakarta Special Capital Region, and is both the capital of Indonesia and the largest city in the country. Jakarta is located on the north coast of Java, and is the economic, cultural and political center of the country. We offer you a short tourist guide to Jakarta. The town had a population of about 10.2 million people in the census of 2011, and is the most populous city in South East Asia and also the 13th most populous city in the world. The city was founded in... [ read more ]

Top 7 historical and cultural tourist attractions in Jakarta

Top 7 historical and cultural tourist attractions in Jakarta

Jakarta is the "main entrance" of Indonesia, is a metropolis, where the modern Western architecture and the traditional Indonesian culture lives together. The quick development of the city is a representation of the economic, political, social and industrial of the uplift of the whole nation. In the recent years the city was enriched with luxury hotels, conference centers, world-class golf courses, chic restaurants, exciting nightclubs and shopping centers besides the already existing his... [ read more ]

Top 5 natural tourist attractions in Jakarta

Top 5 natural tourist attractions in Jakarta

Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia is a cosmopolitan city with a population of over 10 million. The city is situated in the northwest of the Island of Java, at the mouth of the river Liwung in the Jakarta Bay. The Tanjungpriok seaport  was built between 1883-1886 an it is located at about 10 km from the city. The city is a popular tourist destination in Indonesia and one of the most visited cities in Southeast Asia. Jakarta is an important cultural, economic and politic center, but today ... [ read more ]

Java Island - the Indonesian Island of Volcanoes

Java Island – the Indonesian Island of Volcanoes

The island of Java is part of the Malaysian archipelago and is the most populous of the approximately 13,000 islands of Indonesia. Over half of the local population (about 130 million people) lives on the volcanic island of Java. The island is occupied by mountains with heights up to 3700 m and the landscape is defined by extinct and active volcanoes. Along the southern coast lie plateaus and on the north coast we find fertile alluvial plains, with wonderful beaches. Java is also known... [ read more ]

Malls Culture in Jakarta

Malls Culture in Jakarta

This e’X center is also known as Entertainment X’nter. It is located in Menteng and it is an upscale shopping mall directly beside the Japanese Embassy in Jakarta. Here is mostly a paradise for young shoppers like young adults and teenagers. This mall has a special design by Denton Corker Marshall that features a deconstructivism architecture. From far you can see the yellow, red, blue, orange square-shaped buildings at various angles connected with a bridge. It is linked to Plaza Indone... [ read more ]

Indonesia and its Colonial Heritage

Indonesia and its Colonial Heritage

If you have a specific interest on the Indonesian history, from its colonial architectural heritage of the Dutch East Indies era, you will fall in love visiting their various forts and historical colonial buildings. There are other attractions such as its museums, churches and the colonial heritage hotels are simply amazing. Heritage tourism attractions in Indonesia is mainly in Kota. It is the old Jakarta and here you should explore the Maritime Museum, Gereja Sion, Stadhuis Batavia, Toko M... [ read more ]

Jakarta Kota Station

Jakarta Kota Station

This is a terminal train station in the old city core of Jakarta. It is also a cultural landmark and historical point. At first it was called the Batavia Zuid and popularly known as Beos Station. It was dated back to the 1870 and it is a special Dutch (Frans Johan Louwrens Ghijsels) architect’s work with Western Art Deco and the local architectural styles. Some of the older colonial buildings that are worth ’hunting’ during your trips are: the Baijen’s Country House and the Outer Ho... [ read more ]