General Information

Below listed some general information about Jakarta Indonesia that useful for you that want visit this area.

  • Province Name: DKI Jakarta
  • Status: Capital of Indonesia
  • Island: Java
  • Population: ± 30,214,303
  • Religion: Islam, Protestant, Buddhist, Hindu
  • Language: Indonesian, Javanese, Betawi

Most Popular Attractions

Below listed some popular tourist attractions in Jakarta that useful for you that want to visit this place.

  1. Monas (National Monument)
  2. Kota Tua (Old Town)
  3. Ancol Dreampark
  4. Thousand Islands
  5. Istiqlal Mosque

Other Sources

Below listed external links that useful for another Jakarta Tourism informations.

  1. Jakarta on Wikipedia.
  2. Jakarta on Wikitravel.
Jakarta Indonesia

Jakarta Indonesia


Jakarta Indonesia – Jakarta Special Capital Region (DKI Jakarta) is a metropolitan city that became the capital of Indonesia and Jakarta is the largest city in Indonesia. Jakarta is a city in Indonesia that has a provincial-level status and only Jakarta, no other city has such status in Indonesia. Jakarta is located on the northwest coast of Java Island. In the past, Jakarta had several names namely Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta, and Batavia. Among the international community, Jakarta is known by the nickname J-Town or more popularly known as The Big Durian because it is considered a city comparable New York City (Big Apple) in Indonesia.

Jakarta has an area of around 661.52 km² which includes the sea area of about 6,977.5 km ². The population of Jakarta is 10,187,595 inhabitants (2011). The metropolitan area of Jakarta (Jabodetabek) with a population of approximately 28 million people makes Jakarta the most extensive metro city in Southeast Asia and Jakarta is the second largest metropolitan city in the world.

Jakarta is home to the headquarters of state-owned enterprises, private companies, and foreign companies, as it is a business, political and cultural center of Indonesia. The city is also the center and seat of government institutions and the ASEAN secretariat office in Indonesia. Jakarta has two airports, namely Soekarno-Hatta Airport and Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, three seaports in Tanjung Priok, Sunda Kelapa, and Ancol.

There are so many things that can be done in Jakarta and many tourist attractions that we can visit in Jakarta. However, only a handful of nature-related tours because Jakarta is a big city, the thing you often encounter are large and majestic buildings that stand firmly throughout Jakarta. However, there are also tourist attractions that can be visited for those who love art and culture such as Museum Fatahillah, National Gallery of Indonesia and other museums.

Even so, if you want to go to the beach in Jakarta area, you can directly cross to Kepulauan Seribu. Because there you can enjoy the beach with various activities you can do such as swimming, sunbathing, honeymoon, diving, snorkeling and other activities.


Jakarta best things to do – There are so many things to do that you can do if you visiting Jakarta. But, we will tell you some popular things to do in Jakarta as listed below.

  1. Visited the largest mosque in Southeast Asia, Istiqlal Mosque.
  2. Vacation to the beautiful beaches of the Thousand Islands.
  3. View and play back the history of Indonesia at the National Museum, Proclamation Building, and Museum Fatahillah.
  4. Holiday with family at Ancol Dreampark, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, and Ragunan Zoo.
  5. Visiting Monas (National Monument) which has a peak made of pure gold.
  6. Visits to many large malls in Indonesia, mostly located in Bundaran HI.
  7. Studying Indonesian art and culture at National Gallery of Indonesia, Mon Decor Art Museum, Textile Museum, and Wayang Museum.

And many more things to do in Jakarta.


Jakarta accommodation – There are so many accommodations in Jakarta and suitable to live in if you are visiting this area. But I will summarize the 10 of the best hotels and resorts in Jakarta, the following list of the best accommodation in Jakarta.

  1. Hotel Mulia Senayan
  2. Fairmont Jakarta
  3. Grand Kemang Hotel
  4. Pullman Jakarta Indonesia
  5. Shangri-la Hotel
  6. Gran Mahakam Hotel
  7. Ascott Jakarta
  8. Le Grandeur Mangga Dua Hotel
  9. The Park Land Jakarta
  10. HARRIS Vertu Hotel Harmoni

And much more best accommodations in Jakarta Indonesia and you can use hotel search box on the right or below to find the best hotel for you in here.