One aspect of Jakarta's interest is shopping, which is said the most cheapest price tag in Asian big cities. The popularity of Mangga Dua as a shopping center with cheap price reputation is not only
among the resident of Indonesia, but also for the people from many Asian countries to come to Jakarta
for shopping. This is especially for the products of clothing, ceramic and handicraft.
Mangga Dua shopping area covers a wide area with the most crowded traffic of cars and people. The area is bordered by at the west is Jalan Gajah Mada and in the east is Jalan Gunung Sahari, while in the middle is Jalan Pangeran Jayakarta and Jalan Mangga Dua Raya where the shopping centers are located. The construction of toll roads and fly overs has made faster to reach the are from airport and other parts of Jakarta, although to pass the toll cars must pay not cheap fees.
Today, what is special for Mangga Dua, it is shopping!! Every one hears the name will in reflex thinking of shops - shops and all. The shopping area is consist of 6 main complexes such as Mangga Dua Mall, Harco Mas Mangga Dua, Mangga Dua WTC, The ITC Mangga dua I, ITC Mangga Dua II, Dusit Mangga Dua and Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua. They are all look as giant shopping mall with unlimited types of products, as one to another without clear border.
Normally what are people looking in Mangga Dua are clothes and electronic goods. According to shoppers enthusiasts the best place to look for clothes in terms of variety and price is the WTC Mangga Dua and the Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua. WTC also has entertainment such as swimming pool, hypermart, apartment and food court ( restaurant ). While best place to hunt electronics are at Dusit and Harco Mas.
In the complex of Mangga Dua as a whole one can find night clubs, just like those being offered in old town to mention of them are Lido Palace inside Harco Mangga Dua Plaza and Antik Discotheque at Jalan Pangeran Jayakarta. Food court such as the Sarang Kepting at the front of WTC Mangga Dua serves various crab dishes. Dim Sums at the Taipan ITC Mangga Dua which is considered the best in the area.
For those who are looking for accommodation within the area of Mangga Dua or close to this area both in term of accessaility and milleage, the following are some choices.
Within Mangga Dua area itself it is not available cheap or budget hotels, although such as Ibis Mangga Dua is only a 3 star hotel, while Le Grandeur is 4 star hotel with the most expensive rates using the advantage of its location. The availability of budget or cheap hotel in Mangga Dua area which is the closest locate in the area of Pluit around 2 kms away from the shopping center. Medium priced hotel is located at the China town the area around 2 kms away, or along Jalan Pangeran Jayakarta, a main road leading from center of Central jakarta to Mangga Dua area. Hotels such as Traveller hotel, Sparkz hotel are located in this area. It is not classfied as cheap or budget hotels but medium category hotels.
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Shopping Paradise ! Jakarta city is well known for its' shopping travel. Giant shopping centers such as Mangga Dua and Tanah Abang are among the most famous places, besides cheap prices, also variation of goods and services available both retails and groceries are among the most complete.
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