Jalan Thamrin is the main traffic outlet started from Gambir train station runs on the west border of Monas or National Monument with the name of Jalan Thamrin or Thamrin Street, a name taken from the important area just across Istana Bogor. The mentioned Gambir is not refer to Gambir station which is further south east from the area. Jalan Merdeka Barat until the round of Arjuna statue, and from Arjuna statue until welcome statue is named Jalan Thamrin. The name Thamrin is taken from Mr. Prof. Husni Thamrin, one of the prominent leader among the people of Jakarta who raised the awareness of Betawi people group who claims that they are the owner of the land of Jakarta. See about Betawi on top left corner of this page under Important Information there is a link " The People ". Three roads leading from central Jakarta runs parallel are Jalan Thamrin, Jalan Cokroamnoto and Jalan Teuku Umar.
Jalan Thamrin is known for its exclusive offices sky crappers and exclusive shopping centers. Sarinah Department store is one of the land mark of the area, expensive prices and exclusive restaurant. Here can be found American food such as Mc Donald and Hard Rock Cafe, American Chilis Bar & Grill. Green Pub, located at the opposite of Sarinah Department store offers Mexican food and grill. In the evening they have local band presented in Mexican cowboy. The Jaya Pub located at the back of Jaya Building offers classical music place, good food and grill. Near welcome statue is found the most exclusive Plaza Indonesia shopping center, where one can find food court with Singapore style, and well range of international food varieties.
Jalan Thamrin has the most expensive hotel such as Sari Pan Pacific, Grand Hyatt Hotel, and Mandarin Oriental Hotel. There is no budget hotel in the area, but closer to the area further east at Menteng or at the northern area to the east the Jalan Jaksa. But hotels in Jalan Jaksa is not recommended. Along jalan Wahid Hasyim which crosses jalan Thamrin there are good budget hotels the Ibis Tamarin and Cipta Hotel, and Ibis Arcadia hotel. At jalan Haji Agus Salim which runs parallel with Jalan Thamrin on the east and crosses jalan Wahid Hasyim is one good budget hotel, including Paragon Hotel, and Formule1 Hotel.
Hotels are rich within Jakarta from cheap to luxury five star hotels are available in almost all parts of the city including hotels which are located close to the international airport of Cengkareng. For travellers who has not good flight connection can use some hotels available near airport.
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See general map of Jakarta city with complete information on the places of interest indicated on the map within government administrative border.
Hotel Reservation in all areas of Jakara city starting from budget hotels Central Jakarta - South Jakarta - North Jakarta - West Jakarta - Jakarta Airport. Within the administration of greater Jakarta city are known many areas with its' specific character of location, type of business, certain trend of development, history, and level of advancement. One can find what is the area and hotel factility on those areas such as Ancol, China Town, Mangga Dua, Kemang and others. Short description of these areas with travel facilities can be seen here
Exploring historic part or modern life style of Jakarta city, one can now choose some type of packages which are the most efficient way or relaxing manner if time more permitting. Starting from only hiring a vehicle with driver up to fully organized all inclusive tour packages.
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