Vacationing in Jakarta is fun
Jakarta, the capital and the largest city of Indonesia, has many places to explore. The city has a hot and humid tropical monsoon climate. During your time here, you can attend several cultural and exciting events like the annual Jakarta International Film Festival (JiFFest), Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival, Jakarta Fashion Week, Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival (JFFF), Jakarta Fair, Indonesia Creative Products and Jakarta Arts and Crafts exhibition.
Listed below are some of the famous attractions and things you can do in Jakarta:
- Old Batavia: - It is the oldest yet finest attraction of the city, which reminds tourists and locals about the Dutch hold in the city. There is still a plenty of Batavia’s old structure, now transformed into renowned museums. Towards the west of this area is Kali Besar and in the center of the city is the cobblestone square, which is popularly known as Taman Fatahillah. This city is directly located to the north of the city center at the Kota train station.
- Jakarta History Museum: - This attraction depicts strong influence of Dutch rule in Indonesia. Built in 1627, this huge and magnificently designed oldest structure is one of the finest attractions of the city. This museum displays a gloomy sketch of all the Dutch governors-general and early pictures of Batavia. This famous museum is located inside Old Batavia, and positioned on the Old Batavia Town Hall.
Activities you can try in Jakarta:
a) Go carting - What is a better way to let your kids enjoy their vacation – helping them enjoy adventurous activities? You can head towards the place called Speedy Karting situated on Jalan Gatot Subroto ear Hanggar Teras, Aldiron Plaza to take pleasure in carting. The venue is open for public from Monday to Sunday until 10:00 am.
b) Eating local cuisines: - This is also one of the most interesting things to do in Jakarta. The assorted range of international as well local cuisines served in the restaurants or food stalls offer mouth-watering experience you should try in Jakarta. You can try bakso meatball soup that apparently hails from China. One of the famous dishes of Jakarta is rendang. It is a thick dark curry of beef slices famous among the locals as well frequent visitors.