As a capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta has a unique fusion of different cultures of Indonesia’s richness. It’s like having each of Indonesian culture miniature in a city. Not only that, Jakarta is the home to many business activities of Indonesia.
Jakarta is surely not a main tourist destination with its bustling traffic and activities. But, this is a place where you can get to know Indonesia better in one place. The is a very large city with various places to visit and, of course, there are tons of things to do in Jakarta.
Due to the large area, it’s hard to get around and visit all the attractions in a day. Mainly, the location can be divided into 5 districts. First is the Central part of Jakarta. It is the most vital district because it’s where Indonesia’s political and administrative activities are held. Here is where you can find five-star hotels and high-end malls.
The second is the South where the business happens along with elite housing and entertainment. On the opposite end, the North is the gate of Jakarta from the sea port, so expect to see beach lines here. There are office buildings and malls around. There are also housing, but you can barely see it from the main roads.
The West and East parts of Jakarta are mostly for industrial and housing area. Choose which area you would want to see first to determine your staying area.
Seeing at the cost side, Jakarta welcomes all. You can stay at the cheapest comfortable hotel and go to a sophisticated fine dining the next day. Prepare and plan your budget on what kind of things you want to do in Jakarta.
To get started with it, let us take a look at Jakarta’s accommodation.