Travel Blog Indonesia – When you talk about Jakarta, what comes to your mind is a densely populated city with pollution and congestion problems. But, did you know that the capital city of Indonesia is not only famous for these things, you know?
Jakarta has lots of interesting destinations. Starting from historical, cultural, culinary, shopping, nature tours, to selfies are available in this never-lonely Metropolitan City. These various exciting places can of course be an option for you to spend time off, especially on weekends.
For those of you who are lazy to travel outside the city by plane, you can make this Jakarta tourist destination an alternative to spending quality time on holidays.
For those of you who can’t wait to explore this Metropolitan City, let’s take a look at the reviews about 50 exciting tourist attractions in Jakarta for you!
Who doesn’t know Monas or National Monument? You could say that Monas is one of the tourist icons of Jakarta and Indonesia which is well known to the world. The 132-meter-high Monas monument was erected to commemorate the struggle of the Indonesian nation against the Dutch colonial government.
Here you can do many things, such as learning history from dioramas that tell the magnitude of the efforts of the Indonesian people to take away independence from the colonialists, see the sights of Jakarta from the top of Monas, to take selfies.
You can also take advantage of the Monas field area as a place to play and exercise. You know many family groups having a picnic there. When the afternoon or weekend arrives, you will also find many people doing sports activities such as jogging, basketball or futsal there.
Monas entrance ticket prices are very affordable. You only need to pay IDR 10,000 for children and IDR 20,000. Well, if you want to go up to the top of Monas you have to pay another lift fee of IDR 3,500 for children and IDR 7,500 for adults. If you only want to play in the field area, you don’t need to pay or it’s free.
- Operational hours: Every day, 08.00 to 21.00 WIB
- Address: Gambir, Central Jakarta
- How to get there: Take the Trans Jakarta to the Monas Stop. After arriving at the destination stop, you can walk to get to Monas. You can also take the Commuter Line to Gondandia Station. After that, you can continue using Kopaja P 20 and get off at Monas.
This tourist spot is perfect for you to visit with your family when the holidays arrive. Apart from residents of Jakarta, Marina Ancol Beach is also always crowded with visitors from outside the city during the holiday season.
Apart from swimming, playing water, or recreation, there are many more activities that you can do while on this Jakarta’s proud beach. Starting from traveling around the beach by renting a boat, playing beach volleyball, taking selfies at the Pier of Love, taking a leisurely walk, or enjoying a culinary tour. seafood.
The ticket price for Marina Ancol Beach is IDR 25,000 per person. You are also required to pay for vehicle parking of IDR 20,000 for cars and IDR 15,000 for motorbikes. Really cheap, right?
- Operating hours: Daily, 24 hours.
- Address: Jl. Lodan Timur No.7, RW.10, Ancol, Pademangan, North Jakarta
- How to get there: Take the Commuter Line to Jakarta Kota Station then continue the journey to Ancol Station. After arriving, you can use the free Wara Wiri Bus facility to the Ancol Dreamland Park area. You can also take Trans Jakarta to the Ancol bus stop. Arriving there, you can use the free Wara Wiri Bus facility to Marina Ancol Beach.
As the largest mosque in Southeast Asia, the Istiqlal Mosque is certainly not the only pride of Jakarta residents. This place of worship for Muslims has also been frequently visited by state guests such as Barack Obama or King Salman, you know.
Of course, religious activities are routinely held in this place. Every day someone comes there for religious tours. It will be even more crowded when the month of Ramadan arrives. You don’t want to just miss the moment during the holy month there, do you?
- Hours of operation: Daily, 24 hours.
- Address: Jl. Taman Wijaya Kusuma, Pasar Baru, Sawah Besar, Central Jakarta.
- How to get there: Take the Commuter Line to Juanda Station. After arriving, you only need to walk for a while to the Istiqlal Mosque. You can also take Trans Jakarta to Juanda Bus Stop. After arriving, you only need to walk for a while to the Istiqlal Mosque.
Balai Kota is the official office of the Governor and Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta. This one building has a high historical value, you know. The European-style building there is one of the Dutch heritage that still stands firm and beautiful today.
There are many things you can do while at the Jakarta City Hall. Starting from exploring the place of work of the number one person in Jakarta, seeing Jakarta Smart City, taking selfies, to culinary tours.
You don’t have to pay for an entrance ticket while you’re there. Even though it’s free, of course you can’t do whatever it wants while traveling to Jakarta City Hall. You have to keep this building clean!
- Operational hours: Saturday & Sunday, 09.00 to 17.00 WIB
- Address: Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan No.8, Gambir, Central Jakarta City
- How to get there: Take the Commuter Line to Gondangdia Station. After arriving, continue by taking Kopaja T 502 in the direction of Tanah Abang and getting off in front of the Jakarta City Hall Building. You can also take Trans Jakarta to the City Hall Bus Stop. After arriving, you just have to walk a little
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah or better known as TMII is a family tourism area that you must visit when the holidays arrive. Because, complete recreational rides are available here. In addition, the facilities there can be enjoyed by all groups.
In addition to recreation, you can also explore regional pavilions representing the Indonesian ethnic groups, ride the gondola, ride Samirono’s title, visit various museums, play at the Indonesian Children’s Palace, and much more. There are so many, it feels like it won’t be enough to spend a day to be able to enjoy all the facilities there.
TMII entrance ticket prices are very cheap. Per person only needs to pay IDR 10,000. But, to be able to enjoy the other facilities that are there you need to pay an additional ticket!
- Operational hours: Every day, 07.00 to 22.00 WIB
- Address: Ceger, Cipayung, East Jakarta
- How to get there: Take the Commuter Line to Duren Kalibata Station. Followed by taking Kopaja T 57 to get off at Cililitan Wholesale Center Mall. After that, you have to take the KWK T 01 or KWK T 02 public transportation and get off right in front of TMII. You can also take Trans Jakarta to the Garuda Stop which is right in front of Tamini Square. Continue by taking the KWK S15A angkot and get off right in front of TMII.
Lots of historical tourist destinations such as museums that you can find in Jakarta. One of the things that must be visited is the Wayang Museum.
The wayang museum exhibits various types and forms of puppets that exist throughout Indonesia. Not only that, puppets from other countries such as China, Thailand, or Cambodia are also there.
The price of admission to this museum is very affordable. You only need to pay IDR 5,000 for the public, IDR 3,000 for students, and IDR 2,000 for children.
- Operational hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 09.00 to 15.00 WIB
- Address: Pintu Besar Utara Street no. 27, West Jakarta.
- How to get there: Take the Commuter Line to Kota Tua Station. After arriving, you only need to walk for a while to get to the Wayang Museum. You can also take Trans Jakarta to the City Stop. After arriving, you only need to walk for a while to get to the Wayang Museum.
Tired of spending your vacation time on recreational rides or malls in Jakarta? If so, you can come to one of the Metropolitan City parks in the Menteng area.
The cool Suropati Park can be an alternative for you to relax from a tired mind. You can cycle, jog, or enjoy the cool air in this park filled with shady trees. Moment weekend, this area of the park is often visited by street artists who present great performances.
No need to pay an entrance ticket to be able to enjoy this Taman Suropati facility. Even so, you shouldn’t act lightly while you’re there. Keep the garden clean and beautiful!
- Operational hour : Every day, 24 hours
- Address : Jl. Taman Suropati, Menteng, Central Jakarta
- How to get there : Take the Commuter Line to the Menteng Bus Stop or the Bappenas Stop. After arriving you can walk to Taman Suropati.
The Kota Tua area is the destination most frequently visited by Jakartans, especially during short holidays such as weekends. Old buildings from the Netherlands have become exciting attractions that attract visitors.
There are so many things you can do while there. Selfie with the background of an old building, walking around by bicycle, watching art performances, culinary tours, and many more.
You don’t need to pay for a ticket to enter the Old City Area. However, to be able to enjoy other facilities such as ontel bicycles or to enter the museum area, of course, an additional fee is required. Relax, the cost is not expensive and it won’t drain your wallet.
- Operating hours: Daily, 24 hours
- Address: Jalan Taman Fatahillah No.2, Pinangsia, Tamansari West Jakarta
- How to get there: Take the Commuter Line to City Station. After arriving, you only need to walk for a while to get to the Old Town Area. You can also take the Trans Jakarta to the City Stop. After arriving, you only need to walk for a while to get to the Old Town Area.
Ragunan is the zoo that the residents of Jakarta are proud of. This tourist spot will always be crowded and crowded with visitors when the holiday season arrives. Therefore, Reservations.com recommend that you come there on weekdays.
Apart from seeing the various kinds of flora and fauna that live in this Jakarta tourist spot, of course there are still many exciting activities that you can do while there. Starting from recreation with family, taking selfies, riding a duck boat, and many more.
The entrance fee for Ragunan Zoo is very affordable, namely Rp. 4,000 for adults and Rp. 3,000 for children. However, additional fees are required if you want to enjoy facilities such as trains, duck boats, and many more.
- Operational hour : Every day, 09.00 to 16.00 WIB
- Address : Jl. Harsono No.1, Ragunan, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta
- How to get there : Take the Trans Jakarta to the Ragunan Stop. After arriving, you can continue on foot.
The Jakarta Textile Museum was founded in 1976 which was spearheaded by the Governor of Jakarta at that time, Ali Sadikin. The purpose of building this museum is not only to preserve the various collections of Indonesian textiles, but also to honor Mrs. Tien Soeharto.
You can enjoy the beauty of various types of fabrics typical of regions in Indonesia, from Sabang to Merauke. As we know that our nation has a very rich culture. So, we can see first hand the richness of this culture with the representation of the neatly arranged woven fabrics at the Textile Museum. In this museum, we can also keep in mind that the various differences that exist in Indonesia actually produce beauty when put together.
The price of admission to this museum is Rp. 5,000 for adults, Rp. 3,000 for students, and Rp. 2,000 for students / children. There is also batik training here, you know. It is enough to spend Rp. 40,000 for local tourists, and Rp. 75,000 for foreign tourists.
- Operational hour: 09.00-16.00 (Tuesday-Sunday)
- Address: Jl. Aipda KS Tubun No.2-4 Central Jakarta. Phone: (021) 560 6613
- Way to get here: Take a train bound for Tanah Abang Station, take an angkot M11.