About Indonesia Before You Go

About Indonesia Before You Go

If you did not know yet, the capital city of Indonesia is Jakarta. It is +7 GMT. Currently their President is Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and before arriving in this country you should change some Indonesian rupiah from one of your major banks or money exchange. In Indonesia, they have several other local dialects. Otherwise, they use Bahasa Indonesia, English and some places Dutch and Javanese. Their people beliefs and religions are primarily Hinduism, Buddhism, Roman Catholicism, Islam and Pro... [ read more ]

Attractions of Jakarta

Attractions of Jakarta

One of the top attractions of Jakarta is the National Museum. It was established in 1778 by the Batavia Society for Arts and Science. Now it is a world-famous National Museum which is well presented and interesting things and original old buildings to see. Kidzania located at Jl. Jend Sudirman is an amusement and entertainment centre mainly for children as young as five year olds and as old as twelve years old. There are different educational tasks about the concept of living that the children... [ read more ]

Jakarta's Public Transportation

Jakarta’s Public Transportation

Jakarta's Public Transportation includes the busway, commuter trains, buses, rental cars, by taxis, by bajaj and by ojek. If you want to get to Jakarta by boat, one thing to bear in mind is there are safety precautions which you should take due to the lots of pickpockets and muggers. The national ferry company PELNI, offers ways to get to the north of the city. Speedboat to Pulau Seribu also leads you to the north shore. Getting Around Jakarta By Transjakarta Busway There are ten main line... [ read more ]

Getting Around Jakarta

Getting Around Jakarta

Jakarta is a great place for sightseeing, eating and drinking, entertainment, nightlife and shopping. Being the capital and largest Indonesian city on the northwest of the island of Java, Jakarta is divided into Central, West, South, East and North. In the local language, they are Pusat, Barat, Selatan, Timur and Utara respectively. In Jakarta Utara, there are the beautiful Thousand Islands, the Ancol Bayfront City and the Kelapa Gading shopping centres. Suburbs The four main Indonesian su... [ read more ]

The World's 10th Largest City: Jakarta

The World’s 10th Largest City: Jakarta

Jakarta is the capital as well as the largest city of Indonesia. It is also the 10th largest city in the world. You must check out the world-famous National Museum. Then go for a clean massage at Bersih Sehat Mayestik massage parlor and have an amazing experience of a lifetime. If you are traveling with children, bring them to the theme park for some amusement at Taman Impian Jaya Ancol. In Jakarta, the Fatahillah Square is one of the landmarks for those into photography. Or for free sightsee... [ read more ]