Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia is one of the most amazing and interesting cities you can meet. Join us on this tour and discover with us all the corners and places that you can not miss. Are you with us on this adventure?
Jakarta, a fascinating city
There is much to see in Jakarta, it is a city that will surprise you in each of its corners. What can you not miss? Pay attention.
1. Taman Mini Indonesia IndahTaman Mini Indonesia Indah - Gunawan Kartapranata / commons.wikimedia.org
If you want to know a little more about the fascinating Indonesian culture you must start with this place. The Taman Mini Indonesia Indah it is an immense park where Indonesian culture is represented in synopsis.
In this representation you can observe from the most important aspects to the most everyday of this wonderful culture. In this sense, you can walk along 26 pavilions that symbolize the 26 provinces of Indonesia. Without a doubt, it is a fascinating journey that you cannot miss.
2. Istiqlal MosqueIstiqlal Mosque - Gunawan Kartapranata / commons.wikimedia.org
The Mosque of Independence is one of the obligatory places to know when you are in Jakarta. It is the largest mosque in all of Southeast Asia.
Its history emerges after the well-known National Revolution of Indonesia (1945-1949), when this country is recognized as independent by the Netherlands. After independence comes the idea of building a national mosque as a symbol of the new republic.
3. National Museum of Indonesia
Following the cultural route of Jakarta, we recommend you dedicate, even one morning, to tour the magnificent National Museum of Indonesia. This museum is one of the most complete that you can visit, since in their rooms they exhibit pieces that range from the ethnological and geographical theme to the archeological and historical.
4. Merdeka SquareMerdeka Square -Gunawan Kartapranata / commons.wikimedia.org
Another of the essential places in Jakarta is the famous Merdeka or Independence Square, since It is one of the most important symbols of the country. This square is located in the heart of Jakarta, so it also becomes an ideal place to move to the most tourist sites of the city.
Merdeka Square is considered one of the largest squares in the world. This consideration is given when taking into account the fields that are around the square. In this sense, it can be affirmed that Merdeka has an area that measures about a kilometer in length.
5. Dunia FantasiDunia Fantasi - Riyana Fauzy / commons.wikimedia.org
Jakarta is much more than museums and history. In fact, The city offers a variety of entertainment venues and fun for all tastes and ages. That's why you can't miss one of its most popular amusement parks, the Dunai Fantasi.
In the best style of the American theme parks, In Dunai Fantasi you can put your adrenaline to the limit in its spectacular roller coasters and tornadoes, among many other attractions. If you go with the smallest of the house, you will also find different attractions and shows according to their age.
6. Jakarta History MuseumJakarta History Museum - edi wibowo / commons.wikimedia.org
This museum is one of the most interesting places in the city. The building that houses it, in itself, has a long history, which dates back to the year 1777, when it was built. Initially, this building was the seat of the Batavia City Hall, then became the headquarters of the Dutch East India Company and subsequently the seat of the Dutch Colonial Government.
The museum as such was opened in 1974. There you can learn a little more about the prehistoric period of the region in which the city is currently based. Various objects corresponding to the foundation of Jakarta in 1527 and the period of Dutch colonization are also exhibited, which covers from the 16th century to the year 1945.
“Traveling is more than seeing what there is to see; is to initiate a change in our ideas about what it is to live that continues in us deeply and permanently. ”
Jakarta is a city full of history and has an interesting and amazing culture. In addition, you can also have a lot of fun in its different parks, shopping centers, restaurants and much more. Let yourself be enveloped by one of the most fascinating cultures you can meet and enjoy this unforgettable trip to the fullest.