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Jakarta (also Djakarta
or DKI Jakarta), formerly known as Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta and Batavia
is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.
|Located on the northwest
coast of the island of Java, Jakarta has been developed for more than 490
years and currently is the eleventh largest city and metropolitan area
and ninth most densely populated city in the world with 44,283 people per
sq mile. Its metropolitan area is called Jabotabek and contains more than
23 million people, and it is part of an even larger Jakarta-Bandung megalopolis.
Jakarta is served by the
Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Since 2004, Jakarta, under the governance
of Sutiyoso, has developed its new transportation system, which is known
as "TransJakarta" or "Busway" and in 2007, Jakarta will establish its newest
transportation system, the Jakarta Monorail. Jakarta also is the location
of the Jakarta Stock Exchange and the National Monument.
a Desirable Destination at Jakarta by John Nathaniel
Have you always dreamt of
going to a vacation spot where you can do everything that you have desired?
Called as the Big Durian, Jakarta is the capital and the biggest city in
Indonesia that is situated northwest on the island of Java.
|Divided into five districts
of East Jakarta or Jakarta Timur, West Jakarta or Jakarta Barat, South
Jakarta or Jakarta Selatan, North Jakarta or Jakarta Utara and Central
Jakarta or Jakarta Pusat, this fascinating city opens out incredible discoveries
that every visitor can enjoy. With the name of the city being derived from
the old Javanese word, 'Jayakarta' that translates into 'complete victory',
'victorious deed' and 'complete act', this fascinating was the trading
port for the Kingdom of Sunda and also was the capital of the Dutch East
Indies. Tourists can go on delectable sojourn to enjoy Nasi Uduk, Eddy's
Toast at a popular hangout, Barito Chicken Porridge, rawon or beef soup,
fried chicken with ketumbar, Manadonese food, the spicy Pitik Rambut Setan
and many other delicious dishes.
As one of the top places
for the rich and famous, Jakarta displays a spectrum of attractions that
includes the Ancol Dream Park or Taman Impian Jaya Ancol with its Sea World,
Dunia Fantasi, Marina Bay, Pasar Seni and Gelanggang Samudera or the dolphin
attractions. Visitors enjoying a rich and satisfying stay at excellent
accommodation rooms can set out to visit the Museum Nasional with great
exhibits, the Gedung Kesenian Jakarta or the Jakarta Arts Theater, the
Presidential Palace, the Monas or the National Monument, shop at the exciting
Pasar Baru market, view the Gedung Proklamasi or the Proclamation Building
and the Textile Museum.
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Families staying in comfortable
accommodation rooms can take off to see the Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
or Beautiful Indonesia in Little Park with its Marine Museum, the Science
Museum, the Fresh Water Aquarium, the Butterfly Park, the Philately Museum,
the Flower Park, the Bird Park with a thrilling ride in a cable car to
get a bird's eye view of the huge park. Tourists can relax at luxurious
spas and enjoy massages or take off to sight the historical Lubang Buaya,
the famous Museum Wayang or the Puppet Museum, the Museum Sasmita Loka,
view the fascinating Sunda Kelapa Port or Old Harbour and discover antiques
at the Jalan Surabaya or the Surabaya Street.
Families on a vacation to
Jakarta can explore the Ragunan Zoo, the Bird Market with vibrantly colored
tropical birds for sale, the Bird Island at Thousand Islands and the Atmosfear
Dry Slider. With a gamut of sights to see and experience, Jakarta reveals
the mists of the past at the famous Istiqlal Mosque, the Cathedral Church,
Museum ABRI or the Military Museum and the Museum Bank Mandiri.
Lovers of adventure can
enjoy themselves at the Thousand Islands which are situated off the Jakarta
Bay and indulge in water sports while families can have a great time at
the El Dorado Waterpark, Cibubur, the Ocean Park, Bumi Serpong Damai (BSD),
Serpong and the Pondok Indah Waterpark at the Pondok Indah Mall complex
in South Jakarta. Jakarta offers a mélange of the passionate, pleasurable
and prime activities to pamper visitors.
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can enjoy a Jakarta hotel and can have an affordable stay, admire the sights
besides exploring the city.
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Indulge in the
security and comfort of these Ascott Jakarta’s serviced apartments while
being only minutes from the business and entertainment in Jakarta. Stroll
at your leisure to the many restaurants, colourful shops, historic monuments
and spectacular towers that are just surrounding the residence. Taxis are
available for destinations outside the Golden Triangle. Tailored to meet
your every need, the services and facilities are luxurious, extensive and
personalised. They complement the elegance and sophistication of the spacious
Balinese style residences. You can indulge in the exclusive lifestyle of
these luxury apartments in Jakarta while enjoying the energy of this dynamic
city. They vary in size from the spacious studio to the 3-bedroom penthouse.
Jakarta is located in the Golden Triangle neighborhood of Jakarta, close
to General Soedirman, National Monument, and Bung Karno Stadium. Nearby
points of interest also include Jakarta Cathedral and Sasmita Loka Museum.
Dining options at Four Seasons Jakarta include a restaurant and a bar/lounge.
Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include
an outdoor pool, a health club, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness facility.
This 5.0-star property has a business center and offers secretarial services
and business services. High-speed Internet access is available in public
areas. The property offers an airport shuttle (surcharge). Guest parking
is complimentary. Additional property amenities include a coffee shop/café,
valet parking, and a concierge desk.
Monument, and Jakarta Cathedral. Nearby points of interest also include
Bung Karno Stadium and Welcome to Jakarta. Dining options at Grand Hyatt
Jakarta include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available
24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a children's
pool, a health club, a sauna, and a fitness facility. The property's full-service
health spa has massage/treatment rooms and beauty services. Guest parking
is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include a coffee
shop/café, valet parking, and a concierge desk.
Gran Melia Jakarta
is located in the Golden Triangle neighborhood of Jakarta, close to Museum
ABRI, Bung Karno Stadium, and Plaza Semanggi. Nearby points of interest
also include Sasmita Loka Museum and General Soedirman. Dining options
at Gran Melia Jakarta include a restaurant and a swim-up bar. Room service
is available 24 hours a day. A complimentary breakfast is served daily.
Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a children's pool, a health
club, and a fitness facility. Spa amenities include spa services and a
hair salon. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional
property amenities include a library, a coffee shop/café, and valet
Jakarta is located in central Jakarta, close to Jakarta Cathedral, National
Monument, and National Gallery of Indonesia. Nearby points of interest
also include Farmer Statue and National Museum of Indonesia. Dining options
at Hotel Borobudur Jakarta include 5 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room
service is available 24 hours a day. A complimentary buffet breakfast is
served daily. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a children's
pool, a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. The property's full-service
health spa has body treatments, massage/treatment rooms, and beauty services.
Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include a
coffee shop/café, valet parking, and a concierge desk.
Hotel - Jakarta
Hotel, Jakarta offers peaceful elegance in the heart of Indonesia's capital.
Our beautifully landscaped gardens, fine restaurants and serene quarters
provide a relaxing retreat for discerning travellers. Shangri-La Hotel,
Jakarta's dining and entertainment venues are among the finest in Jakarta.
Our award-winning restaurants consistently offer a unique quality of food
and service. Take a culinary adventure at SATOO's open kitchen buffet
stations, savour the stylish Italian dishes at Rosso, taste the authentic
Cantonese cuisine at Shang Palace, sample sushi at the Japanese restaurant
or indulge in a New York-style oversized steak, pizza and burger at B.A.T.S.
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